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Saturday, October 13 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Bridging the Gap Between the Mental Health Community and The Black Church

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Compared to the majority group and other racial and ethnic populations, African-Americans tend to utilize professional counseling at a much lower rate (Ayalon & Young, 2005). Instead, it has been shown that African-Americans rely on their religion and spirituality to cope when in difficult situations. This presentation specifically looks at the Pastor’s role and experiences as an intervener when faced with mental health needs of the congregation.

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Tiffanie Sutherlin

James Madison University


Saturday October 13, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Palisades A & B
  • Program ID Program ID - P30, Table 9

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