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BFNC MENTAL HEALTH LEARNING SERIES For FAITH BASED COMMUNITIES

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The popular Mental Wellness Series focused on Solutions for Communities of Color is BACK.

SAVE THE DATE!

June 25, 2024
Date: June 25, 2024
Time: 6 pm– 8 pm (light refreshments will be provided)
Location:  BFNC, 2365 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14214 ( event and training room)

Topic: The Faith Community Role or Responsibility:  Dealing with Trauma, Grief & Loss

Registration link: https://bfncgriefandlos.givesmart.com 
For more information call (716)852-5065 ext 183

A workshop specifically for faith-based community leaders and members, grassroots leaders, behavioral health providers, and volunteers and caregivers that will provide resources and support in addressing grief and loss in marginalized people, specifically black people.

A FOCUS ON THE FAITH COMMUNITY: A workshop created for faith-based community leaders and members, grassroots leaders, behavioral health providers, volunteers, and caregivers who will provide resources and support in addressing grief and loss in marginalized and black communities.

OVERVIEW:
This free intentional learning and community engagement opportunity is created for faith-based and grassroots leaders and community members, behavioral health providers, volunteers, and caregivers.

Our goals and community learning objectives include:

  • Provide a community educational opportunity to offer strategies for addressing trauma, grief, and loss in communities of color and highlight the diversity of needs related to “healing”
  • Improve awareness and understanding of needs related to trauma, grief & loss in communities of color
  • Advance opportunities to address the intersection of Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Care through the lens of Equity
  • To elevate community voices across systems with intentional and targeted goals of promoting neighborhood outreach models that include nontraditional healers

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Jeff E. Carter Jr, Pastor, Ephesus Ministries, Buffalo NY

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Panel Discussion:  Panelists include:

REV. DR. TODD E. LEACH, Senior Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Buffalo

Dr. Madge Whiskey
Dr. Whiskey has an extensive background in sociology, psychology, and Christian Counseling and is the owner of Gramma’s Day Care, a Group Family Home Daycare.

Lynn Parker, Founder of IC4U Intensive Care for You

 

Details

Date:
Tuesday, June 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

BFNC
Phone:
716.853.0600 ext.132
Website:
www.bfnc.org

Venue

BFNC 2365 Main Street Buffalo NY 14214
2365 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States
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Website:
bfnc.org