Local Events

Local events to raise awareness of mental health issues.

Lunch & Learn 7/21/16: Seniors Bullying Other Seniors (RSVP TODAY)

RSVP today (July 15) Saline Memorial Behavioral Health Lunch & Learn Thursday, July 21st, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Saline Memorial Hospital Health Education Bldg. Classroom 1 1 CEU Credit Ethical Management of Seniors Bullying Other Seniors A presentation by Theresa Horton, MNSc, APN Director of Education – South Central Center on Aging Donald W.…

Event Thursday, July 14: Affirming the Transgender Community

Affirming the Transgender Community: A Discussion with Local Leaders Date and Time: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 5:30pm Location: Christ Episcopal Church 509 Scott Street Little Rock, AR 72201 This event is free and open to all, and no registration is required. For more information, contact Dr. Khiela Holmes at KJHolmes@uams.edu. Sponsored by the Arkansas…

Event: Central Arkansas Emotionally Focused Therapy Primer

Central Arkansas Emotionally Focused Therapy Primer Please join us for a 4 hour, NBCC approved continuing education seminar on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). The session acquaints attendees with the basic approach, theory, and techniques of EFT. Presenter: Ryan L. Rana, PhD. LMFT-S, LPC-S. Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor (bio follows) Sponsor: Arkansas Families First and…

Event 4/21/16: Religious/Spiritual Diversity within Mental Health

Religious/Spiritual Diversity within Mental Health and Mental Health Service Delivery Please join the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) and the Arkansas Association of Black Psychology Professionals (AABPP) at Philander Smith College on Thursday, April 21 from 5:30 until 7:30 pm for a discussion on religious and spiritual diversity within mental health and mental health service delivery.…

Game Changer for Black Psychologists

“Starting in the late 1950s, Joseph L. White boldly forged the domain of black psychology. Today, the ‘godfather of black psychology’ looks back on his 60-year career championing the rights of blacks and his 1968 confrontation with APA’s Board of Directors”. Dr. Joseph White was honored during the 2015 Annual APA Convention in Toronto and…

Contributions from Black Psychologists in Arkansas

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas: Acknowledging the Road They Have Paved   Where do we go from here? Thursday, February 18, 2016 • 5:30pm to 7:30pm Philander Smith College • 900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Dr. Little Rock, AR • Titus Building room 107 Topics for discussion will be: Education Mental Health…