Kitchen Table Talk - Dr. Miriam Valdovinos
From Tracy Debellevue
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Miriam Valdovinos (GSSW) - Dr. Miriam Valdovinos (she/her/ella) is an assistant professor at the University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work. She holds a PhD in social welfare and graduate certificate in gender studies from the University of Washington. Her scholarship commitments include addressing the health effects of intimate partner violence (IPV) experiences in Latinx families. As a Xicana Indigenous social welfare scholar, she centers testimonio narrative methodologies, culture, healing and resistance. A primary goal of her research is to develop multi-pronged (individual, family and community-based) culturally responsive intervention programs that address the effects of IPV on Latinx communities, while considering systemic constraints such as institutional racism and poverty.