Friday, June 30, 2017

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2017 Plenary Session

Dear colleagues:

As part of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Office of Behavioral Health Equity is hosting a plenary presentation and discussion session with Dr. Derald Wing Sue, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, on Microaggressions and Behavioral Health.

The Office of Behavioral Health Equity at SAMHSA invites YOU to join this upcoming event!

Who:              Dr. Derald Wing Sue

What:             Microaggressions and Behavioral Health: Manifestation, Dynamics and Impact

When           Thursday, July 13, 20171 – 2pm EST

Where:           5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD; Room 5E49

Dr. Sue will discuss the taxonomy of microaggressions, his microaggressions theory, and its influence on:
  • Behavioral health of individuals and communities
  • Behavioral health care quality
  • Policymaking and workplace practices
  • Workforce development strategies

To register for this event, please click here. Space is limited and we anticipate a high response, so you are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Can’t attend in person? No problem. A link for virtual participation will be sent to you once you register.

Please share this information and the attached save-the-date flyer with your colleagues who may be interested in attending the event. We hope you will join us in recognition of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!

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