Wednesday, September 2, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.,
Online Workshop

Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL

Panelists: Dr. Claudia Owens Shields, Dr. Clive D. Kennedy, Dr. Paula Rainer, Dr. Beatriz Lopez, Dr. Tonya Sawyer-McGee, & Joniesha Hickson

Moderator: Dr. Michael Pines

The late Rep. John Lewis inspired all of us to, “Redeem the Soul of our Nation” together. As mental health professionals, we are compelled to examine the critical crisis among young African Americans. We invite you to participate in this crucial event.

The Institute for Adolescent Suicide Prevention will present a 90-minute panel discussion addressing the increased risk of suicide among African American adolescent males. The Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Task Force of Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health published the “Ringing the Alarm on Black Youth Suicide” report discussing the alarming rise in suicides among black youth.

ATTENTION: The registration above is for TLC purposes only. If you plan on attending this workshop, make sure to also REGISTER HERE.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Baker Teacher Leader Center, 319-335-5623, in advance.