Dolores Hernandez, LBSW, has more than 17 years experience working in the social work field. Since April 2010, Dolores Hernandez, has served as the Program Manager for LA VIDA, “Southwest Detroit Partnership to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence Against Latina Women”. LA VIDA provides culturally and linguistically competent programs and prevention activities aimed at serving Latino families and building community capacity to address the problem of intimate partner violence in southwest Detroit. Previously, in August of 2000, Dolores held the position of Family Support Coordinator for the LA VIDA program. Providing short term direct services, court advocacy, translations and training of agency-based service providers. Dolores Hernandez also served as a Medical Social Worker at the Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center for six years.