Virtual Town Hall on Anti-Asian Bias and COVID-19 Featuring Dr. Terry Gock
Hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association of Los Angeles, this discussion focuses on the rising bias and harassment against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Moderated by ABC7’s award-winning journalist David Ono, additional panelists include Artist and Activist George Takei; Actor Tzi Ma; California State Assmeblymember David Chiu; Professor Russel Jeung; and Nurse Ariel Tan. Taking place on May 30, 2020 at 10am. Click here to register.
Wassy Tesfa and Thaddeus Juarez, MD speak at Head Start Directors Exchange
Hosted by Region 9 Head Start Association, this virtual meeting focuses on effective strategies that leadership teams should consider during the pandemic. Discussion is facilitated by Wassy Tesfa, Executive Director of Pacific Clinics’ Head Start/Early Head Start and includes guest speaker Thaddeus Juarez, MD, Medical Director. Click here to learn more and register to participate.
Laura Pancake Named a Top Leader in Healthcare
The Los Angeles Business Journal named Vice President, Clinical Services, Housing & Employment Services Laura Pancake to its Top Women Leaders in Healthcare list. She understands the correlation between mental illness, homelessness and employment and works daily to offer solutions.
Open Minds Profiles Pacific Clinics and Its Impact in the Community
Open Minds, an online publication focusing on health and human services, highlighted Pacific Clinics in one of its organization profile features. The profile detailed Pacific Clinics' history, its impact in the community since 1926, services provided and financial overview.
Dr. Beth Jenks Published in The California Psychologist
Lydia Flasher, PhD and Pacific Clinics’ Corporate Director of Clinical Training Beth Jenks, PhD cowrote "Beyond Skills Training in Supervision: Teaching Professional Attitudes and Values," in the Winter 2020 issue of The California Psychologist. In the article, they encourage supervisors and training directors to educate psychologists on professional attitudes and values, which will help improve their practice.
New Curriculum Helps Transitional Aged Youth Enter Workforce
Pacific Clinics is part of The Los Angeles Transition-Age Youth Collaborative which helps foster youth find and keep jobs. The collaborative created a curriculum to prepare transition-age foster youth for the workforce, taking into account their unique barriers. Learn more about the one-of-a-kind program.