Culturally Responsive Mental Health Summit

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Minneapolis College

1501 Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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The Great Lakes MHTTC and MACMHP are proud to sponsor the Culturally Responsive Mental Health Summit in partnership with Minneapoli College, Catalyst Initiative and the newly formed Community Healing Collaborative. This summit will showcase the work of leaders in the field of mental health who are doing truly innovative work for their communities and are valuable leaders to our state. This will be an all-day event hosted by Sam Simmons of Simmons Consulting with opening remarks by special guest Maisha Giles, Behavioral Health Director at MN Department of Human Services and a Bush Fellow.

Throughout the day you will see presentations by multiple leaders emphasizing their work with the following objectives:

  • Promote multiple innovative resources dedicated to creating truly responsive mental health support in Minnesota

  • Expand the discussion of mental health as a part of overall health in Minnesota communities

  • Show the impact that culture, race, historical trauma and generational trauma have on communal/individual mental health

  • Present pathways to real, deep healing

Agenda:

8am-8:30am: Registration

8:30am-8:45am: Sponsors Remarks (Jay Williams, Jinny Palen)

8:45am-9:00am: Opening Remarks Maisha Giles MNDHS Director

9am-9:30am: Sam Simmons MC & Host

9:30am-10:15am: Dr. Bravada Garrett-Akinsanya presents

10:15am-10:30am: Break

10:30am-11:15am: Johara Suleiman presents

11:15am-11:30am: Break

11:30am-12:15am: Dr. Laurelle Myhra presents

12:15am-1:15pm: Lunch

1:15pm-2:30pm: Jose Picon presents

2:30pm-2:45pm: Break

2:45pm-3:30pm: Vayong Moua presents

3:30pm-3:45pm: Break

3:45pm-4:45pm: Pannel Discussion (Sam moderates – All Presenters)

4:45pm-5:00pm: Sam Simmons closing remarks & evaluations (GPRA)


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Minneapolis College

1501 Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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