Coachella Valley Child Abuse Stakeholder Discussion (Desert Communities)

Date(s) - 04/04/2019
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Classic Club
75200 Classic Club Blvd.
Palm Desert, California 92211

No Cost – Registration Required*

Join us for an earnest and in-depth dialogue about the current state of child abuse and preventative efforts in the Coachella Valley.

The event is free of charge and open to the general public (but registration is required).

The panel discussion will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. 

Reception/networking opportunity to follow from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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Denise Rodriguez Bowman, MSW /
Araceli Martinez, LMFT

Forensic Program Coordinator / Clinician , Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center


Juan Jaimes

Regional Manager, Riverside County Child Protective Services, Indio Region


Gerald Maguire MD, DFAPA

Professor and Founding Chair, Psychiatry and Neuroscience  /

Associate Dean, GME/DIO – UCR School of Medicine


Antonio Mejico, Jr., Ed.D

California Baptist University-Professor of Social Work, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Samantha Paixao

Deputy District Attorney, Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, Indio


Mabel Ribas, M.A. LMFT

Chair – District 4 (The Coachella Valley), HOPE Collaborative


Rhonna Tan, LMFT

Mental Health Director, Olive Crest


For more information contact Vanessa Arroniz-Espinoza at or 760.848.0227.