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Panelist Bio

CPT Angela V. Huval
Louisiana National Guard Behavioral Health Officer

Captain Huval, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of professional experience, is a recognized clinician, author, consultant, professional educator and Army Veteran.

Captain Angela Huval is the first Licensed Clinical Social Worker in a Behavioral Health Officer Position to serve in the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. She is the Brigade’s expert, advisor, and “lead agent” in Behavioral Health providing individual and group crisis intervention and treatment. She is a first responder to all soldier suicides in the state and specializes in Crisis Intervention and Critical Incident Stress Management.

CPT Huval has received service awards from her deployment in Iraq with support of the Global War on Terrorism.

Due to her accomplishments in her civilian work as a social worker, she was selected as the NASW-LA Social Worker of the Year (2005), Lafayette, Louisiana City-Parish President’s Distinguished Citizen, Woman of Excellence Career Achievement, and various community service awards.

Current Topic

     03/18 - Making Schools Safe

Where does Louisiana stand in this national discussion?
The school shooting in Broward County Florida that took the lives of 17 people has reignited the debate over how to make our schools safe. Energized students nationwide are calling for restricted access to certain guns. Congress is considering broader background checks and age limits on gun purchases. President Donald Trump is most enthusiastic about training school staff members to carry concealed weapons.

Where does Louisiana stand in this national discussion? How would gun control proposals affect the 45% of Louisianans who own guns? What mental health services are available to prevent teenagers from acting out violently? What increased security measures should schools take and how much will they cost? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers to these questions and more on “Making Schools Safe” airing Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. on LPB and WLAE in New Orleans. (Taping Tuesday, March 27.)
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How widespread is the problem in our state? Take the survey!

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Should early childhood education be a priority?

     12/17 - Healthy New Year! (Encore)

What is the best approach to shedding pounds in a state where cuisine is part of its culture?

     10/17 - HIV/AIDS in Louisiana

How many people are living with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana and what resources are available to them?
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