Winter Conference

GMHCN is pleased to announce its first online Winter Conference, to be held February 24, 2021, 10am-3:30pm. Our focus this year will be “Embracing Mental Health Equity.” Our keynote speaker will be Roslind Hayes, who will share her personal lived experience, her experience as a behavioral health professional and advocate, and her recent experience exploring the role of race as a barrier to recovery and wellness. The event will also feature 2 workshops and 4.5 hours continuing education credit will be available.

Conference Schedule

10:00am-10:15am Welcome Sherry Jenkins Tucker and E. Joseph Sanders

10:15am-10:30am Inspiration RESPECT Institute of Georgia speaker Claudette Freedman
10:30am-11:00am Special Guest Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Judy Fitzgerald
11:00am-11:30am Keynote Speaker Roslind Hayes, GMHCN "Embracing Mental Health Equity"

11:30am-Noon R2ISE to Recovery 
Noon-1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm-2:00pm Workshop One: Advance Psychiatric Directives Jewell Gooding, Executive Director, Mental Health America-Georgia, 

2:00pm-3:00pm Workshop Two: Advocacy 2021 Chris Johnson, GMHCN

3:00-3:30 Closing

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