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Minneapolis Institute of Art

2400 3rd Ave S

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

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2019 5TH AFRICAN MENTAL HEALTH SUMMIT

Theme of Summit

Seeing the past but not captured by it: The Need for Cultural Healing

This Summit will feature important presentations that would change the perpetuated narratives around race and mental health to transform how the recognition, acknowledgement and appreciation of cultural differences influence mental health care provision among People of African Descent. Recognizing local knowledge and utilizing community-based assets make it possible to provide culturally-sensitive and appropriate mental health services that meets the demands of those who need cultural healing.

Please visit our site here and sign up today, it's only $75.00 for a two day event.

African Entertainment & Cultural Drumming: Titambe West African Dance.

**** Keynoters ****

Dr. Linda James Myers; Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and African American Studies, Ohio State University
​Director of The Ohio State University Black Studies Extension Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Oliver J. Williams; Executive Director Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.

**** CEUs Available, Arts & Exhibition, Tour of the African Gallery ****

CE Hours for Board of Psychology are 10.5

CE Hours for Board of Social Work are 16

CE Hours for Board of Marriage and Family Therapy are 10

CE Hours for Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC and LPCC) are 10

Group Registration

1. Register 5 people and get free registration for 2 people

2. Register 10 people and get free registration for 4 people

To view the Summit Agenda click here

To Apply for a Scholarship click here

To view 2019 Awardees click here

To download the Flyer click here

To sign up for Therapeutic Massage by Awana Moye’; Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, A Ray Resource Opioid Coalition, please contact: E-mail: awanamassage@gmail.com; Tel: (612) 217-1074

For more information on the Summit, please visit www.africanmhs.com or email africanmentalhealthsummit@gmail.com

Progressive Individual Resources (PIR) CANCELLATION POLICY: PIR thanks you for registering to attend our Summit. We understand that unforeseen situations arise and you may need to cancel your registration. If you are unable to attend, a substitute individual is welcome to attend in your place but PIR must be notified in writing (email is acceptable) with the name and contact information for the person who will be attending.

Refunds for paid events are issued per the following:

A full refund of 100% will be issued if you cancel more than 14 days prior to date of the Summit.

No refund or credit will be given if you cancel less than 14 days prior to the Summit.

PHOTO PERMISSION POLICY: Professional photographs and/or videoing may occur at the Summit. Your image may be used in Restoration for All Inc. (REFA) and PIR printed and electronic publications for promotional and educational purposes, and may be made available to the media and other third parties, or published on the internet.

If you have questions about our cancellation policy or concerns about your image being used, please contact: africanmentalhealthsummit@gmail.com

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