Season 2 - Episode 4 | September 8, 2021
Teaching Kids to Value Diversity
We are all different. As parents and caregivers, it’s important to teach our kids how differences enrich our lives and enhance our communities. How can you help them value diversity and see it as a strength? In today’s podcast episode, CHC experts Tony Cepeda, LMFT and Liberty Hebron, LPCC explain how to encourage an open dialogue with your kids, model curiosity and respect, embrace each other’s differences and create a culture of belonging.
Tony Cepeda, LMFT
Clinical Program Manager at CHC
Liberty Hebron, LPCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor at CHC
Liberty has previously worked as an LPCC in community settings throughout Southern California. Most recently, she oversaw the therapeutic program at a K-12 non-public school with youth qualifying for special education and mental health services as part of their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). She also provided direct clinical services at the school and previously worked with youth and families in Foster Family Agencies. Liberty also has treatment experience with incarcerated youth and adolescents with substance use disorders. Her other clinical interests include educationally-related mental health challenges, restorative practices, and faith-based counseling.
As a “double-alum” of the University of San Diego, Liberty has the honor of working as a remote Lecturer in USD’s Counseling and Marital and Family Therapy Department since 2019. She has enjoyed working as an adjunct faculty member and helping train strong counselors and therapists. Born and raised in Southern California, Liberty loves the outdoors – from hiking to picnicking in the sunshine – cooking, baking, traveling and volunteering with youth in her community. Liberty’s loving (and anxious) Australian Kelpie, Imogen, is always by her side as well!
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