Ana T. Flores
Ana Teresa Flores is a doctoral student in the School of Social Work, focusing on psychosocial interventions for schizophrenia, community implementation, cultural adaptations, and mental health disparities in Latinx communities.
She earned her MSW from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and her BA in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino.
Her background includes extensive work in California’s San Bernardino and Riverside county mental health systems. She has direct practice experience working with individuals experiencing psychosis and other severe mental health symptoms and impairments. Flores has also worked on projects integrating behavioral health services and expanding mental health provider networks and access to care in under-served communities.
She is currently working with Dr. Shaun Eack on Cognitive Enhancement Therapy intervention and implementation research and with Dr. Christina Newhill on the development of a Family Psychoeducation intervention to reduce violent incidents in people with severe mental illness.
Current Service Activities
- Latin American Graduate Organization of Students (LAGOS), Programming Chair
- School of Social Work, Doctoral Student Organization, Vice President
- School of Social Work, Anti-Racist Doctoral Program Student Committee, Member
- Chancellor’s Public Safety Advisory Council, Member