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Workshops on African American behavioral health set

Emory Report | March 24, 2014

"Behavioral Health Treatment of African Americans:  Individuals, Children and Families" is the topic of two workshops on Friday, March 28 at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB) auditorium.

Nancy Boyd-Franklin, a Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, lecturer, scholar, and practitioner will lead both workshops, which are related to treatment of African American clients. She will highlight her research, framework for clinical engagement of individuals, children and families, as well as strategies for cross-cultural treatment.

  • Workshop I:  "Multicultural Perspectives on Challenging Issues in the Treatment of African American Clients" is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Workshop II: "Important Considerations in the Treatment of African American Children, Adolescents and Families" is 1-5 p.m.

Participants can download the registration brochure and also register online. There is a cost to attend the workshops.

Continuing education units and continuing medical education may be applied to attendance.

Sponsors include the Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP); The Psychological Center, Department of Psychology; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

For more information, contact FSAP at 404-727-4328.