Gliceria Pérez, LCSW, is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.  She has over 30 years of experience in social work fields of mental health, trauma, domestic violence, adoption, immigration, and child abuse/neglect.  Ms. Pérez was a clinician at a child and adolescent partial outpatient program, at a community mental health center working with children, adolescent and adult Latinx and as an in-home therapist working with immigrant children/adolescents and their parents/guardians.  Before becoming a therapist, Ms. Pérez  was a Director of Residential Services at a domestic violence program.

Ms. Pérez trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), she completed the Certificate Program in Traumatic Stress Studies at JRI (Boston, MA) as well as the Certificate Program at the Multicultural Family Institute.  Ms. Pérez is currently enrolled in the second level at the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute.  Since 2005, Ms. Pérez has been an Adjunct Faculty at New York University Silver School of Social Work where she teaches Racial and Social Class Microaggressions in Clinical Practice.  Ms. Pérez maintains a private practice in New Jersey.

Ms. Pérez’s workshops/presentations include: Being BIPOC: The Ongoing Challenges of Visibility and Invisibility, A Therapist Path for Exploring Implicit Bias and Racial Trauma, Adelantar La Raza/Advance the Race: An Afro-Cuban American Experience, Micro-aggressions: Making the Invisible Visible and Wounded Parenting: The Intersections of Complex and Racial Trauma in Parents of Color.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Gliceria Perez maintains a private practice. She has employment relationships with New York University Silver School of Social Work and Creative Consulting Services, Inc. Gliceria Perez receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Gliceria Perez is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and EMDRIA.