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    NBCC Foundation

      ACA

        MND Accounting

          Bronze Sponsor

            Saybrook University

              Cardinal Innovative Solutions

              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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