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Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop

문화 지능(CQ)은 다양한 문화권의 개인을 이해하고 적응하며 효과적으로 상호 작용하는 능력입니다. 여기에는 문화적 차이를 인식하고, 다양성을 포용하고, 문화적 지식을 활용하여 더 나은 결과를 얻는 것이 포함됩니다.

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Facilitator Dr. Rhonda Hamilton

Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop
Empowering Voices, Creating Change
Overview

 

The Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop is a dynamic and interactive program designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to advocate effectively for mental health awareness and policy change. Whether you’re a mental health professional, a person with lived experience, or a concerned community member, this workshop provides essential tools for making a difference.

Workshop Objectives


Understanding Advocacy:

  • Explore the significance of mental health advocacy in our communities.

  • Learn about key issues, challenges, and opportunities.

 

Effective Communication:

  • Develop practical communication strategies for engaging with policymakers, legislators, and the public.

  • Understand how to convey your message persuasively and compassionately.

 

The Power of Personal Stories:

  • Discover the impact of personal narratives in advocacy.

  • Craft and share your own story to raise awareness and reduce stigma.

 

Navigating the Legislative Process:

  • Gain insights into how policies are shaped and implemented.

  • Learn how to engage with elected officials and influence change.

 

Building Alliances:

  • Connect with like-minded advocates and community organizations.

  • Collaborate to amplify your collective voice.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals living with mental health conditions

  • Family members and caregivers

  • Mental health professionals

  • Students and educators

  • Community leaders and activists

 

Why Attend?

  • Empowerment: Acquire practical skills to advocate confidently.

  • Impact: Be part of positive change in mental health policies and services.

 

Connection: Network with fellow advocates and build a supportive community.
Join us in raising your voice for mental health and creating a more compassionate and informed community!

 

If you’re interested in attending MCWE 2024 Community Mental Health Advocacy Workship, you must register while space is still available.

 

Format: In-Person & Virtual

90 Minutes

April 10, 2024

Free Workshop

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