2023 Summit on Culture

2023 Summit on Culture

January 19, 4pm and January 20, 9am to 2pm
Registration is free .

The Georgia State University Counseling Center invites you to join us for our annual Summit on Culture taking place on Thursday, January 19, and Friday, January 20, 2023. The summit provides high-quality training grounded in social justice for mental health professionals, students, and the community.  The Summit on Culture provides an opportunity for mental health professionals, students, faculty, staff, as well as the professional community to be inspired and trained together. This is a unique opportunity to be educated in one of the most diverse research universities in the country and to be intentional in not only learning about issues of race, culture, oppression, and privilege but also identifying how one can take actions for change.

Previous conferences have attracted 350-500 participants from around the country. The Summit’s keynote brings campus and community, personal and professional together for an opportunity to be inspired by a leader in social justice or activism. Previous keynote speakers have included Rosa Clemente, Maya Angelou, Deepak Chopra, Nikki Giovanni, Alice Walker, and Eli Wiesel. The Summit has been privileged to host several notable psychologists and educators to provide ongoing training for the professional track including Anneliese Singh, Derald Wing Sue, Thomas Parham, Kevin Cokley, Janet Helms, Rosie (Bingham) Davis, Toti Perez, and lore dickey.

Featured this year are will be Grammy award winning musician and artist in residence India.Arie as our keynote presenter.

Dr. Della V. Mosley and members of The WELLS Healing Center will lead a a two-hour interactive workshop Applying Radical Healing . In this session, participants will be provided with a deep dive into the psychological framework of radical healing.

Ryan C. Warner, Ph.D will conduct a one hour seminar on Supporting Black Men's Mental Health: Using a Culturally Responsive, Trauma-Informed Approach and will provide culturally responsive, trauma-informed ways to address these challenges to boost wellness for Black men.

Join a virtual roundtable interactive and facilitated dialogue with students, staff, and community for an opportunity to talk in a real way about current issues affecting our community. These roundtables have been a highly rated part of the Summit over the years and leave participants hungry for more opportunities for challenging engagement. Chose from one on these three dynamic topics:

Loving the Problem

Intellectualizing Social Justice

Diversity Visibility in the Workplace: Representation or Exploitation?

Complete your registration today.

If you have questions contact alysiabrown@gsu.edu.

Visit us at https://bewell.gsu.edu/category/campus/2023-summit-on-culture/ for a full agenda, continuing education opportunities and for more information regarding the 2023 Summit on Culture.