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                Welcome to the 6th Annual Black Mental Health Symposium!

                CHALLENGE | CHANGE | CHAMPION

                Are you a mental health professional who works with African American clients and families? Dr.LaTonya M. Summers and LifeSkills Cares, Inc. welcomes you to the 6th Annual Black Mental Health Symposium. This solutions-based conference is a gathering of professionals who desire to decrease the stigma of mental illness, increase access to care, and improve the wellness of the Black community. You are invited to attend this two-day power-packed virtual conference to learn how to make a difference. Up to 12 NBCC CE credits can be earned. NASW-approval pending. Lunch is provided.

                Honoring our 2020 BMHS Advocate of the Year: Dr. Karla Sapp

                House of Representatives Buddy Carter’s 1 Minute Speech to Congratulate Dr. Karla Sapp, our 2020 BMHS Advocate of the Year

                2021 Keynote Speaker

                Dr. Courtland C. Lee | The Chicago School of Psychology

                Courtland Lee is a Professor in the Counselor Education Program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – DC. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of six books on multicultural counseling and two books on counseling and social justice. He is also the author of three books on counseling African American males. In addition, he has published numerous book chapters and articles on counseling across cultures.

                Up to 12 CE Credits

                NBCC Approved

                This program is approved by the National Board of Certified Counseling (ACEP #6785) for 12 clock hours

                Up to 12 CE Credits

                NASW-pending approval

                This program has a pending approval by the National Association of Social Workers

                Why Attend?

                Access to culturally specific content

                Power-packed breakout sessions designed to challenge the status quo. These culturally specific sessions include topics such as healing community trauma, Black family treatment, play therapy for Black children, and much more.

                Talk with students as they present posters of their completed and/or ongoing professional work during the virtual conference. Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference and focuses on Black mental health and wellness.

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                *NBCC Approved CE Credits: Each attendee can earn up to 12 CE Credits!

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