Integrating Mental Health into the Life of the Church

Integrating Mental Health into the Life of the Church

This workshop will explore ways congregations can integrate mental health in the context of every day ministries. We will address how mental health stigma impacts people of faith, strategies for engaging conversations around issues of mental health, and risk areas to attend to when navigating mental health concerns.


WORKSHOP DATE & TIME OPTIONS

This workshop will be offered twice to provide scheduling flexibility for participants. Participants do not need to attend both sessions.

Wednesday, February 15 | REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST 

Tuesday, February 21 | REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP
6:00 - 7:30 PM EST 


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR JessicaBrown

Dr. Jessica Young Brown is a licensed clinical psychologist who works as clinician, educator, consultant, and speaker. Her research and clinical work focus on making mental health accessible and equitable for people in marginalized communities, and equipping mental health professionals to better serve these communities. She specializes in the integration of issues of faith with mental health, supporting individuals and faith communities in understanding how spiritual and religious systems impact mental and emotional wellness. Dr. Brown’s areas of interest and expertise include the impact of racism and race-related stress on mental health, generational and cultural trauma, and the intersection of faith and mental health. In addition to various peer reviewed and popular media articles, Dr. Brown is the author of Making Space at the Well: Mental Health and the Church.