• May, 2020:  NCCHC Virtual Spring Conference
  • April, 2020:  COVID-19 Weekly Roundtable for Law Enforcement and Correctional Health Care

                     Presented by NCCHC and Major County Sheriffs of America




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Upcoming Events

On-site speaking engagements are temporarily suspended. 

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  • ​​July, 2018:  NCCHC Mental Health Conference, Hollywood, CA
    • ​"Effective Crisis Management Strategies: Treatment Beyond Watch"
    • "Fostering Resilience in the Workforce: A Survey of Correctional Health Professionals"
      • Co-presented with Dr. Robin Belcher-Timme & Dr. Mark Fleming
  • April, 2018
    • St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee, MN
      • ​"Working Effectively with Mentally Ill Patients in Crisis"
    • ​NCCHC Spring Conference on Correctional Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN
      • Workshop: ​"Measuring Mental Health Treatment Outcomes:  Building an Evidence Base"
      • ​Pre-conference Seminar: ""Trauma-Informed Care:  How We Can Better Support Our Patients"
        • ​Co-presented with Dr. John S. Wilson
      • Pre-conference Seminar: "Continuous Quality Improvement: Strategies to Measure Change"
  • February, 2018:  NCCHC Continuing Education Webinar 
    • ​"Use of Behavior Mangement Plans to Reduce Self-Injury"
  • November, 2017:  NCCHC Conference on Correctional Healthcare, Chicago, IL
    • Pre-conference Seminar ​"An In-Depth Review of NCCHC’s 2015 Standards for Mental Health Services"
      • ​Co-presented with Judith Cox
    • Pre-conference Seminar:  "Continuous Quality Improvement: Strategies to Measure Change"
  • July, 2017:  NCCHC Mental Health Care Conference, Las Vegas, NV
    • Luncheon Speaker:  "Practical Behavior Management Strategies:  Decreasing Self-Injurious Behavior"
    • "Crisis Intervention:  Planning and Implementing Effective Strategies"
      • ​Co-presented with J. Diane Kearns, LPC

Recent Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Dr. Barboza has been invited and accepted to present at venues across the United States and internationally.  Below is a sample of recent and upcoming speaking engagments.


She provides training on behavioral health topics and inspirational speaking on self-care and living to one's fullest potential.

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  • ​November, 2019:  NCCHC Continuing Education Webinar
    • ​​Suicide Risk and Resilience:  Enhancing Protective Factors Among Incarcerated Patients

1 CE credit (ACCME, ANCC, APA and CCHP)


  • ​October, 2019:  National Conference on Correctional Health Care in Secure Settings​, NCCHC, Fort Lauderdale, FL (https://www.ncchc.org/events/conferences)
    • Pre-Conference Seminar:  "An In-Depth Look at NCCHC's 2015 Standards for Mental Health Services"
      ​Co-presenting with Judith Cox, MA, CCHP
    • "Understanding Personality Disorders: Practical Insights for Nurses"
    • "Hazardous Duty: The Invisible Effects of Working in Corrections"
  • November, 2018:  Whiting Forensic Hospital, Middletown, CT
    • The Basics of Behavior
    • Behavior Management Planning
  • October, 2018:  NCCHC National Conference on Correctional Health Care, Las Vegas, NV
    • Pre-Conference Seminar:​"An In-Depth Look at NCCHC's 2015 Standards for Mental Health Services"
      • ​Co-presented with Judith Cox, MA, CCHP
    • Pre-Conference Seminar: "Continuous Quality Improvement: Strategies to Measure Change"
      • ​Co-presented with Karen Riley, RN, BSN, MBA
    • "Strategies for Understanding and Working with Personality Disordered Patients"
    • "The Value of Positivity in Correctional Mental Health"
    • "The National Response Plan for Suicide Prevention in Corrections"
      • Co-presented with Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P; Nneka Jones Tapia, PsyD; & Edward Kern, MD, CCHP
  • ​​​May, 2019:  Health Care in Secure Settings​, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Conference, Sydney, Australia
    • "Self-Injurious Behavior and Trauma Informed Care"
    • "Vicarious Trauma and Self-care"
  • ​​April, 2019:  NCCHC Mental Health Conference, Nashville, TN
    • "Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and PTSD: Improving Diagnostic Accuracy"
      ​Co-presented with Maria Masotta, PsyD
    • "An In-Depth Look at NCCHC's 2015 Standards for Mental Health Services"
      ​Co-presented with Judith Cox, MA, CCHP
    • "Continuous Quality Improvement: Strategies to Measure Change"
      ​Co-presented with Karen Riley, RN, BSN, MBA

  • February, 2019:  Allina Health, Owatonna Hospital, Owatonna, MN
    • ​​​Mental health patients in acute settings
    • Crisis de-escalation
    • Supporting behavior change​