Join us for CONVERSATIONS
The Strides we have made, the Challenges we face.
LADIES YOU ARE INVITED TO AN AFTERNOON FOCUSED ON CREATING YOUR
PATH TO THE LEADER YOU DESERVE TO BE.
CONVERSATIONS is an interactive Brunch focused on helping women to create a positive path to leadership.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2023. 11am – 2pm
Where: Hyatt Place Hotel, 5020 Main St, Amherst, NY
Brunch, Table Conversations, Panel Discussion, and Keynote Presenter
Through a keynote presentation, table conversations, and panel discussion this event will:
- Provide an opportunity for the exchange of conversation regarding self-care and advocacy for women leaders.
- Foster engagement in multidimensional, strategies that promote healthy functioning and enhance well-being among women leaders.
- Constructively confront and address barriers and dynamics that impact women leaders from thriving.
SPEAKER: Pascale Jean-Noel is the Director of Training for ACT Institute at the Evidence-Based Practices Technical Assistance Center at Columbia School Of Social Work. Pascale Jean-Noel presents yearly at multiple conferences nationally and statewide. Her topics include, Positionality through leadership and service delivery, Person centered treatment and Supervision, Strategies to Improve Mental Health Outcomes in the Black Community and Supervision in a Data Driven Environment. Her Interest are to push through barriers by influencing cultural shifts within the organizations to hire and deliver services that are inclusive, equitable and reflect the diversity of the people that are being served!
Keynote Presenter: Pascale Jean-Noel, LMSW, mother, partner, sister, sista, daughter…
PANEL CONVERSATION: PANELISTS
Karen L. King, PhD., Erie County Commissioner of Public Advocacy
Marie Cannon, Erie County Commissioner of Social Services
Kelly Wofford, Director Erie County Office of Health Equity
Kelly D. Dumas, LCSW, COO BestSelf Behavioral Health
Sara Taylor, Positive Steps Consulting
REGISTER AT THE EVENTBRITE LINKBY MARCH 16, 2023
Space is Limited. Registration Required.
Pascale Jean-Noel is the Director of Training for the ACT Institute at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Columbia Psychiatry. Working with the New York State Office of Mental Health, she helps design coordinate and facilitate extensive training curricula in treatment planning, cultural Humility and awareness, engagement, working with mandated clients, and ACT core daily principles based on person centered recovery-oriented principles. The training curricula are used by 130 ACT teams, consisting of over one thousand adult and young people collectively, throughout New York State. Pascale is also an adjunct lecturer at the Columbia University School of Social Work and Fordham University School of Social Work. At Columbia University, she teaches Adult Psychopathology and Wellness in a residential and on-line setting. At Fordham University, she teaches Assessment and Diagnosis, Clinical Seminar and Advanced Integrated Practice with Organizations and Communities from a Social Justice Lense.
Pascale Jean-Noel received her BSW and master’s degree from Adelphi University School of Social work, Garden City, NY. She holds a Clinical License in Social Work and has over twenty years’ experience in social-service settings. Prior to her current position Mrs. Jean-Noel worked in managerial as well as direct-care roles in Foster Care, Outpatient Substance abuse, Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital and on ACT.
Mrs. Jean-Noel currently serves as a member of the Statewide Multicultural advisory committee who advises the Commissioner of Mental Health on policy, programs and activities related to fostering recovery and resiliency among individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds who are diagnosed with mental illness and their families. She serves as an executive board member on the Haitian- American Family of Long Island Inc., a not-for- profit organization that provides family support services and promotes community development to facilitate the acculturation process for people of Haitian decent. Pascale is also an executive board member of the Cazale Community Cultural Center, Inc., a not-for- profit organization that aims to improve lives of the youth living in Haiti by providing year-round educational support services. She is also an executive board member at the Women’s Diversity Network, Resource Center who connects and mobilizes women of different backgrounds to create positive change through collective work and a unified sisterhood.
Pascale Jean-Noel presents yearly at multiple conferences nationally and statewide. Her topics include, Positionality through leadership and service delivery, Person centered treatment and Supervision, Strategies to Improve Mental Health Outcomes in the Black Community and Supervision in a Data Driven Environment. Her Interest are to push through barriers by influencing cultural shifts within the organizations to hire and deliver services that are inclusive, equitable and reflect the diversity of the people that are being served!