We are excited to invite you to an engaging and timely conference addressing the social determinants of health with a focus on wellness and justice after crises.
This power-packed conference will also showcase concurrent stimulating symposia led by local leaders with diverse expertise involving children’s health and wellness, racial and culturally informed education, immigrant and refugee support, community-oriented policing, and reducing barriers to care and resources. These discussions are tailored to local behavioral health and medical providers, educators and community organizations. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network with representatives from a cross sector of child-serving organizations.
Our stimulating plenary session will feature licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Isaiah Pickens, founder and CEO of iOpening Enterprises . In this capacity, Dr. Pickens has developed the Bridge Trauma-Informed Culturally-Responsive (TICR) Program a multiday professional development program for educators that provides a practical toolkit for managing youth traumatic stress responses in the school setting. Additionally, Dr. Pickens has developed a curriculum for justice professionals as well as organizations across sectors to promote workplace wellness through a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader and Fellow, Dr. Pickens works collaboratively with cross-sector scholars and practitioners to promote a culture of health in America.
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