Bridging the Gap: Connecting Community Mental Health and Faith Leaders

January 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, Inclusion Room
121 Cleveland Avenue SW
Ohio 44702
Jill Machamer

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Presented by Tracee Black-Fall, Founder and Executive Director of Tova’s N.E.S.T., Inc.

Who should attend: Personnel of Provider Agencies

About the training: Bridging the Gap will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Participants will have a new insight and understanding of the importance of cultural competence in supporting African American youth and families. Participants will also understand the importance of partnering with faith leaders and the role they can play in addressing and advocating for individuals, youth and families affected by mental health condition and co-occurring disorders. Participants will understand how unintentional bias can impact needed treatment and care for African Americans and populations at risk. A continental breakfast will be provided.

Location – StarkMHAR offices 121 Cleveland Avenue SW, Canton, Ohio 44702

Cost – This is a free training.

Education credits – 3.0 CEUs pending

Limited space, please register by January 7, 2019.

The Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery is an approved a provider of Continuing Professional Education credits by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker& Marriage and Family Therapist Board and an approved provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.  3.5 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are approved for this workshop for Social Workers RSX109202 and Counselors RCX119207.  3.0 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this workshop are approved with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for Chemical Dependency Counselors and Prevention Specialists per 50-17839.