Join Baylor Scott & White Health, Baylor University and the Gil Taylor Depression Awareness Alliance for a remarkable event as we host the Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Symposium!
The symposium will feature two renowned, dynamic keynote speakers with an impressive resume of mental health research, education and experience. We will also have three breakout sessions, each led by a leading voice from the community.
- Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D., LMSW
Life with Chronic Mental Illness: A Family’s Perspective
Through the personal story of life with mental illness, learn about how chronic mental health conditions are diagnosed and treated. Further, engage in conversation around the impact of stigma, low access to appropriate mental health treatment, and the importance of relapse prevention and advocacy.
- H. Jean Wright II, Psy.D.
Find Strength in Your Struggle: A Faith-Based Approach to Wellness
Learn about research that points to improved medical and psychological/emotional outcomes for people who rely on their faith and/or spiritual belief system. We’ll also cover encouraging behavioral health professionals to include, where appropriate, a person’s faith/spiritual belief system in developing an individual health plan.
- Miki Johnston, LCSW and Kelly Jameson, Ph.D. | What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Teenager
Join this conversation to understand the stages of adolescent development, how to recognize the bio-psycho-social changes that occur during adolescence, and how to get help for you and your family.
- Brad Schwall, DMin; Carrie Davidson, Psy.D. and Jane Toler, Ph.D., LPC-S | Supporting the Sandwich Generation
Join a discussion about the unique pressures and challenges of those with aging parents (who may be facing illnesses, loss and transitions in living arrangements), as well as children in the home or young adults being supported within college and early adulthood.
- Dennis Meyers | Intentional Parent Care
Engage in a discussion about the behavioral health of a parent caregiver as the parent struggles with loss of autonomy and
personhood, feeling unprepared, and struggling with competing opportunities and demands.
Who Should Attend:
This event aims to bring together clinicians, social workers/case managers, administrators, advocates, educators, students, families, counselors, licensed behavioral health professionals, ministers and any others impacted by mental and behavioral health issues.
3rd Annual Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Symposium
“The Impact of Behavioral Health Issues Across Generations”
Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Park Cities Baptist Church
3933 Northwest Parkway | Dallas, TX 75225
Continuing Education credits will be offered.
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