Thank you for celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month by joining us at our Mental Health Conference titled ‘Tools 2 Thrive’ Mental Health Conference on May 12. We were thrilled to have you all join us at our first virtual conference.
Key conference speakers included Alejandra Trujillo, a licensed marriage and family therapist, an infant, child, and trauma specialist; Daisy Rosales, ECDA clinical supervisor; Michael Mikulski, a licensed marriage and family therapist; and director of MFT Training at Pacific Clinics/Foothill Site.
Other key conference highlights included:
- A discussion on enhancing children’s capacity for healing from trauma and tools to promote change.
- Learning about suicidality and adolescence with cultural considerations, interventions in treatment, and crisis and safety planning.
- Listening to an overview of treatment considerations for treating people with Bipolar Disorder, including differential diagnosis, cultural considerations, tools and interventions to engage patients and family members, and crisis planning.
- A Q & A after each presentation for participants.
A special thank you to our guest speakers, our dignitary Senator Alex Padilla, our mental health advocates, and special guests Councilwoman Luz Rivas and Hollywood Actor Jacob Vargas for sharing their touching messages of support to the mental health community. Also, thank you to our sponsors California Community Foundation, Whole Foods Market, SAMHSA, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, for your support.