2017 SCHEDULE
DISCLAIMER:  The Vital Healing Project is primarily an educational event that provides information on mental health issues. Therefore, invited clinicians will not be providing diagnosis or medical advice regarding attendee's specific condition or problem. Likewise, participating professionals are not acting as a referral service. Please be advised that we will capture each session on camera. Therefore, if you are uncomfortable having your picture taken, please do not hesitate to let us know and we will surely accomodate your request.
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Vitalis Osuji and Tavis Carter, M.S
    -The Vital Healing Project Introduction: Mission, Vision, and Goals -Individual and Organizational Partnerships -"Sky Is The Limit" by Tavis Carter -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Brandon Newsome, M.D and Joanne Lataillade, M.D
    -Mental Health in African American Population -Barriers in accessing mental health services among African Americans and underserved minorities -Introduction: Racial Battle Fatigue -Intermission/ Survey
    Black History Month- Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    David Mischoulon, M.D, Ph.D and David Henderson, M.D
    -Mental Health Diagnostic Bias: Racial and Cultural Issues -Addressing culturally incompetent therapies -Racial battle fatigue -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Paola Pedrelli, Ph.D, Maren Nyer, Ph.D, and Keyona Aviles, LMHC
    -Mental health diagnosis and alternative treatments for depression -Addressing culturally incompetent therapies -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Nhi-Ha T. Trinh, M.D, MPH and Olivia I. Okereke, M.D, M.S
    -Racial Battle Fatigue vs. Depression -Addressing culturally incompetent therapies -Interventions for maximizing mental health care in underserved minority populations -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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    John Winkelman, M.D, Ph.D and Caroline Palleschi, LCSW
    -Sleep and Self-care -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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    Robert Waldinger, M.D.
    -Meditation and Self-care -Survey
    Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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    Abraham Churukara, M.D. and Guerda Victor
    -Racial and Ethnic Differences in the quality of healthcare that are not necessarily due to access-related factors or clinical needs -Addressing culturally incompetent therapies -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Tim Petersen, Ph.D and David Mischoulon, M.D, Ph.D
    -Identifiable signs of depression -Intermission/ Survey
    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Robert Waldinger, M.D
    -“What Makes a Good Life” based on Harvard’s 75-year-long study of adult life -Survey
    National Mental Health Awareness Month- Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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    The Samaritans
    "You Are Not Alone" the movie -Survey
    Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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    Morbi nunc odi
    Vitalis Osuji
    -End of Year Celebration -Survey
    Saturday, December 17th, 2017