Heidelberg University’s Master of Arts in Counseling will offer a daylong seminar to address behavioral healthcare issues. Healthcare professionals and college students are invited to attend the Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Colloquium Saturday, March 16, free of charge. The event will be held in Pfleiderer Hall, beginning with registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. Lunch is included. The day’s presentations will conclude at 4:15 p.m.
Participants will hear from experts on the local and national levels, including a mental health care administrator, educators, a school counselor and an attorney.
The colloquium format will include an opening speaker followed by a question-and-discussion period, breakout sessions, a plenary speaker, poster displays and a closing speaker.
Guest speakers include:
- Precia Stuby, executive director of Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services
- Dr. Desiree Vega, assistant professor of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona
- Dr. Jaimie Mitchell, assistant professor of social work and co-director of the Gender and Health Research Lab at the University of Michigan
Guest presenters include:
- Mimi Todd, MA, LPCC, CFC, School Based Mental Health Counselor
- Dean Henry, Tiffin attorney
Funding for the Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Colloquium is provided by the K.I.T.E. Scholars Program, short for Keep Interdisciplinary Teams Evolving. Heidelberg’s graduate counseling program received a $1.3 million Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant to create the K.I.T.E. project. Its aim is to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce in rural, vulnerable and medically under-served areas for those at risk for developing or who have a recognized behavioral health disorder.
Those interested in participating can reserve a space at www.eventbrite.com and search for Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Colloquium in Tiffin, OH. For additional information, contact Craig Haines, K.I.T.E Project coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (419) 448-2413.
- Department: Academic Affairs, Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)
- Event Location: Pfleiderer Hall
- Contact Email: email@example.com