Area of expertise:
Cultural Competency, Inclusiveness Trainer, Asian American Communities
Frank received his MSW from the University of California, Berkeley, and later went on to earn his Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has worked primarily in community-based organizations and community mental health systems since1979. He has been involved in the provision of direct behavioral healthcare services, as well as administration, training and supervision, and consultation. He is currently the Deputy Director of the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA), and a Commissioner on the Minority Health Advisory Commission, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. He has participated on the Expert Panel Meeting to Develop Mental Health Crisis Guidelines (SAMHSA, 2008); and has been on several other national advisory committees including the Promoting Access to Healthcare Program; Executive Committee, Workforce Development Grant (NAAPIMHA); and Panel Member, Asian American & Pacific Islander Panel, Cultural Competence Standards, SAMHSA, CMHS, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Professional interests include community psychology, integrated health/behavioral healthcare, diversity training, and health/behavioral health disparities.
Sandra L. Diaz-Castillo, MSPH
Area of expertise:
Diversity Management, Program Evaluation, Healthcare Training and Curriculum Development
Sandra L. Diaz-Castillo is a multi-faceted, pragmatic, and driven professional that is passionate about training and education. Sandra has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of Diversity, Medical Education Accreditation, and Conflict Resolution. She has created and implemented Bilingual (Spanish and English) training curriculums on topics such as Peer-to-Peer Conflict Resolution, Stress Management, Family Communication, and Diversity in the Practice of Medicine. As a creative-developer, Mrs. Diaz-Castillo enjoys analyzing business needs and requirements to design solutions to complex issues. For over 10 years, she has worked with various organizations to develop and implement new institutional systems including training programs for personnel. Her experience includes working with Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, and University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she led the graduate medical institutional training and accreditation efforts and developed and implemented systems to manage over 65 training programs. She has also worked with government and non-profit organizations including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Latino Research & Policy Center, Commerce City Community Enterprise, Rocky Mountain Research and Prevention Institute, and Colorado Community Church. Sandra holds a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of Colorado School of Medicine with an emphasis on Acculturation, Community Education, Qualitative and Quantitative Research. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Joseph College in West Hartford. Sandra is also a Certified Mediator and Diversity Consultant.
Chris Sansone, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise:
Organizational Development, Mediation, Diversity and Inclusion Integration and Leadership Development.
Dr. Sansone works with organizations to enhance business performance by leveraging strengths and teaching leaders to foster collaborative leadership and continuous, integrated learning among diverse cross-functional teams. He is a published author and presenter on workplace strategies, organizational performance, the business case for inclusion, ethnic identity development and leadership development.
Dr. Sansone is a member of the American Psychological Association and the International Society of Organization Development, a trained mediator, certified professional coach by the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and a certification candidate in appreciative inquiry. He has a Ph.D. in human and organization systems from the Fielding Graduate Institute. Dr. Sansone is qualified to administer the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and several other psychological assessments. He has completed advanced multi-cultural leadership training and is an authorized facilitator of the 'Color of Fear', the Team Diagnostic™ Assessment and the Denison Organizational Culture Survey.
An active member of his community, Dr. Sansone is past chair of the Parenting Place of Boulder County and Reading to End Racism. He has served on the Governor's Child Support Commission and as mediator with the City of Boulder. He co-founded the Boulder chapter of the International Coach Federation. He currently is a member of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault's survivor task force, Moving to End Sexual Assault's Men Standing Up committee and serves as Ambassador for the Denver Children's Advocacy Center.
Walter T Boulden, Ph.D.
Area of expertise:
Program Evaluation, Community and Economic Development, Social Justice, Cultural Competency, and Grant Writing
Walt received his MSW from the University of Denver, Denver, CO and his Ph.D. in Social Work from the Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, OH. He has over 20 years experience teaching research, program evaluation, social justice, and community development in both BSW and MSW programs in Wyoming and Missouri. He is committed to continuous involvement in the community, in an effort to help people and communities reach their fullest potential, and alleviate the obstacles that prevent them from accessing the opportunities necessary to do so. Over the past 15 years he has conducted community based program, organizational and collaborative community evaluations for over 15 years funded by: NIH, SAMHSA, BJA, NSF, HRSA, AoA, and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation as well as County and local community foundations. He has produced ten professional journal articles; over 50 evaluation reports; and conducted well over 80 workshops ranging from program evaluation to grant writing to social justice and the LGBTQ community. Walt recently retired from his position as Executive Director of the Resource Development Institute, in Kansas City, MO and relocated to Trinidad, CO, where he established Boulden Consulting LLC. In addition to his continued teaching and consulting, he serves as the Executive Director for Trinidad Las Animas County Economic Development, Inc.