2015 Don Quijote Awards Finalist: Hispanic Business of the Year, Five Years or Less
2015 Finalista Premios Don Quijote: Negocio Hispano Del Año, 5 Años o Menos
She was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in May 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration. Currently she is obtaining her Master's in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Human Resources. Valeria began with HFC as the Administrative Assistant in March 2014. Being the second administrative employee of HFC, Valeria has been involved in almost all aspects the agency. She runs daily operations at the office, coordinates with our therapists, works on office projects, represents HFC at community events, and works with our Interns. In addition, she attends business meetings with the Working Together Coalition, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, the Mental Health Association of Central Florida, insurance company meetings and trainings, and many more organizations. Valeria is proud to be the Secretary of the Board for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Central Florida Chapter. She is also an active field advocate for AFSP. She emails with our local congress representatives and senators about mental health issues. Valeria has been to Washington D.C in 2015 and 2016 as a participant the AFSP Advocacy Forum to speak with legislators and advocate for mental health and suicide prevention.
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*Ph.D.- Doctorate of Philosophy *LCSW- Licensed Clinical Social Worker *LMHC- Licensed Mental Health Counselor
*LMFT- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapst *MSW- Master's in Social Work *MHC- Mental Health Counselor
*BSW- Bachelor's in Social Work *MPsy- Master's in Psychology *MA- Master's Degree
She is originally from Colombia, South America, but moved to the United States in 1999. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration. She completed her internship at Hispanic Family Counseling and was given the opportunity to stay as the Administrative Assistant. She plans on beginning her Master’s within the next year. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son, watching movies, working out, and listening to music.
She was born in Venezuela and has been living in the U.S. since 2008. She has an A.S in Business Administration (Fermin Toro College) and graduated in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Her work at Hispanic Family Counseling includes attending to clients, making appointments on the schedule, maintaining records, and filing in chronological order. Her greatest motivation at work is the direct relationship with clients because she believes that the basis of learning is throughinteraction. In addition to work at HispaFam, she is able to improve her English daily, and feels she has been given the opportunity to feel part of a big family. She comes from a family with a Christian base. She enjoys playing with children, and loves doing yoga. She enjoys being part of this great family...Hispanic Family Counseling.
She is from Ecuador, South America. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science with a Health Services Administration track. At her previous jobs, she has earned experience in many different fields. She has had a variety of positions from Administrative and Financial to Teaching and Hospitality. Daniela completed her internship at Hispanic Family Counseling and has had the opportunity to stay as Administrative Support. She has a strong interest in mental and behavioral health and intends to earn as much experience as possible in the field as a short term goal.
She was born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. She has an associate degree in medical information system. She graduated from the Medical Sciences Campus, with studies in Health Services Administration. Finally, she obtained a certification in medical billing plans. She has worked in various healthcare institutions, such as the HIMA San Pablo Hospital, Best Option, among others. In 2011, she decided to move with her family to Lake Mary, Florida in order to seek new professional horizons. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an active member of the Hispanic Christian Church Disciples of Christ in North Orlando. At Hispanic Family Counseling, she is responsible for billing services, auditing medical records, and also assisting in administrative tasks.