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2019 Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit

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Birmingham-Southern College

Norton Campus Center

900 Arkadelphia Road

Birmingham, AL 35254

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No More Martyrs is pleased to present the 2019 Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit in recognition of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

African-American, Latino, Asian, LGBT and Native American speakers have been invited to share their perspectives on what it means to provide culturally responsive care and services.

This special event will take place at Birmingham-Southern College on July 18, 2019 with pre-summit training available on July 17th. All summit keynote sessions will take place in the Norton Campus Center.


About the Summit

The Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit is a unique national event that focuses on the importance of cultural competence in mental health care and advocacy. The summit is open to the public and scheduled for July 18, 2019. Additional CEU credits are available through pre-summit training offered on July 17, 2019.

Who Should Attend

This event focuses on collaborative conversations about improving quality of mental care and dismantling stigma for minority populations. Target audiences include licensed mental health counselors, university students with interest in mental health, non-profit professionals, social workers, nurses, educators, consumers (and loved ones), mental health advocates, community health organizers and religious leaders.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Training will be offered as a Pre-Summit Training on July 17, 2019. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to somone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Mental Health First Aid Training: Juy 17, 2019 from 8:30am - 5:00pm at Birmingham-Southern College.

Instructors:

(Instructors: Nadia M. Richardson and Kim Crockett)

Click here for more information about Mental Health First Aid

Pre-Summit Training

CEUs are available through Pre-Summit training scheduled for July 17, 2019 as well as for the Summit on July 18, 2019. To participate, please select one of the trainings listed below:

1. Equity and Transformation as Strategies for Healing Centered Engagement

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (9:00am - 4:30pm) - 6 NBCC CEUs

(Instructors: Ahmad Abojaradeh, Life in My Days, Inc. and Herbert Wilkerson, ALC, JSOCC)

Click here for a full description - Ahmad Abojaradeh and Herbert Wilkerson

2. Storytelling as a Strategy for Recovery and Restoration

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (8:30am - 12:30pm) - 3.50 NBCC CEUs

(Instructors: Salaam Green, Literary Healing Arts Foundation and Danna Perdue-Melton, M.Ed., ALC, IMH-E)

Click here for a full description - Salaam Green and Danna Perdue

3. Serving TGNC and LGBQ Communities Effectively

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (12:30pm - 4:30pm) - 3.50 NBCC CEUs

(Instructors: Quentin Bell, TKO Society, Inc. and Stephan Mambazo, LICSW)

Click here for a full description - Quentin Bell and Stephan Mambazo

What to Expect

Please visit www.NoMoreMartyrs.org for the following information regarding the Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit:

  • Summit Agenda
  • Invited Speaker Bios
  • Suggested Hotels

Questions / Linguistic Accommodations / Dietary Restrictions

Contact No More Martyrs: Info@NoMoreMartyrs.org or 205-440-2837.

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Birmingham-Southern College

Norton Campus Center

900 Arkadelphia Road

Birmingham, AL 35254

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