Conference To Be Held On the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of African- American Men

Floyd and Associates, an African centered mental health practice based in Augusta, GA area, with South University presents The 1st Annual Conference on Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of African- American Men on Saturday, March 10th, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 4:15 PM, at South University- Savannah Campus on 709 Mall Blvd, Savannah GA, 31406, The Pharmacy Building.

“February gears our thinking to African American’s past triumphs, but, what about the months of March, April and May? What about the mental health problems plaguing African-American men every day?,” said Dr. Russell F. Floyd, the conference’s coordinator and Black Mental Health Advocate, he continues, “ This conference arose from the gap that flows after Black History Month ends and counseling lack of material concerning the unique psycho-social needs of Black men. The conference’s keynote address, Wellness and Resilience in African-American Men, addresses key questions therapist have when counseling African-American men, will be given by Dr. Courtland C. Lee of the Chicago School of Psychology Washington DC, a renowned advocate, professor and author of six books on the subject matter of innovative practices of multicultural counseling methods. With breakout sessions given by top counselors, Psychologist and Psychiatrist in the field under the topics of diversity training, spirituality and co-occurring disorders.

The Conference’s diverse content matter provides a presentation suited to each participant’s unique clinical voice or general interest. Registration is $65.00 for 5.0 CEU Credits and $45.00 for general registration. A limited number of scholarships are available for students.

For more information contact, Dr. Russell F. Floyd, conference coordinator, at 609-310- 0723 or

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