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July 22 Webinar: Mental Health and Well-Being: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Video Recording A video recording of this webinar is available for you to watch. Mental Health and Well-Being in the Age of COVID: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Implications and Practices Join us for a free webinar sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry UMMC EAP Programs. The webinar includes 1 CEU for Social […]

May 10 Webinar: Crisis in America: Fake Pills and Fentanyl

Video Recording A video recording of this webinar is available for you to watch.

Mar 25 Webinar: Successful Dialogue on Uncomfortable Topics

Video Recording A video recording of this webinar is available for you to watch. Successful Dialogue on Uncomfortable Topics: Sex, Politics, Race and Religion Join us for a free webinar sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry UMMC EAP Programs. The webinar includes 2 CEUs for Social Workers and Counselors. Friday, March 25, […]

July 20 Webinar: Taming Anxiety and the Return to “Normal”

Taming Anxiety and the Return to “Normal” Join us for a free webinar sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry UMMC EAP Programs. Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm For over a year we have not known ‘what comes next’. Carefully, we can move back to our pre-pandemic lives, but we are […]

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

July 22 Webinar: Mental Health and Well-Being: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Video Recording

A video recording of this webinar is available for you to watch.

Mental Health and Well-Being in the Age of COVID: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Implications and Practices

Join us for a free webinar sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry UMMC EAP Programs. The webinar includes 1 CEU for Social Workers and Counselors.

Friday, July 22, 2022
10–11 am

Please join us to engage in a discussion for better understanding how issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion can impact mental health treatment for marginalized populations and how we can each effect opportunities for access to appropriate and meaningful care.

This webinar will provide tools to:

  • Identify principles and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion in relation to mental health
  • Understand access/obstacles/underlying implications to mental health services within minority populations
  • Learn how COVID has disproportionately impacted under-represented racial and ethnic groups within higher education
  • Improve mental health opportunity and outcome for marginalized populations
  • Provide effective, best practices and strategies for inclusion
Diane Forbes Berthoud

Presenter: Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, MA

Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, MA, is the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) first chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) officer and vice president, having assumed the role July 1, 2021. Reporting to UMB president, Dr. Jarrell, she leads the University’s EDI commitment to accelerate institutional change. She is tasked with design and operation of a transparent accountability framework to measure and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of UMB’s EDI initiatives at every level of the institution. Dr. Forbes Berthoud earned her PhD and MA degrees at Howard University and previously led transformational equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives at the University of California, San Diego.

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