2015 Black History Month Brown Bag Lunch Series

February 25, 2015 11:00 AM

“Bring your lunch,  Drinks and dessert are on us!”
Registration 11:00-11:30am |  Workshop 11:30am-1pm | Extended Q&A 1-1:30pm
presented by The Family Place Southern Sector

Due to inclement weather conditions, we are cancelling the 2/25 Session!
If you have any questions, please contact Debra Mitchell-Ibe at dmibe@familyplace.org.

Men Are Welcome: Counseling African American Boys and Men
February 4, 2015
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center | 5351 Samuel | Dallas, TX 75228

This workshop will address crucial issues and strategies to consider when counseling African American boys and men.

Presenters:
Dr. Iman J. Ross, PhD, LPC-S, LSOTP Ross Counseling & Consulting
Dr. Guy Earle, D.Min., LPC-S, LCDC, Director of Counseling Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
David Almager, Director, Batterers Intervention Program, The Family Place
Moderator: Theresa Little, Assistant Director Southern Sector, The Family Place

Unnatural Causes: How to Transform Adversity into Action - SESSION FULL
February 11, 2015
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center | 5351 Samuel | Dallas, TX 75228

Adversity: (noun) difficulties; misfortune.

The panel will discuss the essence of being a African American male and what attributes need to be developed in African American boys and young men to assist them in transforming adversity into positive action.

Panel:
Victor Russell, CEO/President, MMR Realty Advisors
Julian Madison, PhD Candidate counselor education
Emmanuel Ibe, II, UI/UX Application Developer, Federal Reserve System Dallas
Rev. Donald Parish, Jr., Youth Pastor, True Lee Baptist Church
Facilitator: Crystal Sheppard, Assistant Program Director/Metrocrest, The Family Place

Men Mentoring Men: “Where there is No Vision There is No Hope”
February 18, 2015

This workshop will address how to create mentoring programs that promote success.

Guest Speaker: Tim Brown, Author, Former NFL Football player, Heisman Trophy Winner      
Panel Moderator: Pastor British Tharpe, Advisory Member, Men to M.A.P.S.

Beyond Parenting - Real Life Real Situations - SESSION CANCELLED
February 25, 2015

What would you do? Real Life/Real Situations: A discussion of a variety of real life issues and situations that may confront African American young men.

Panel:
Dr. LaVerne Bell-Tolliver, LCSW, RPT-S, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas @ Little Rock
Nakia Douglas, Principal, Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
Peer Corner-Top Teens Dallas
Facilitator: Debra Mitchell-Ibe, Senior Director of Training and Community Education, The Family Place

Registration is free, but pre-registration is required!
SW/LPC CEUS available - 1.5 per workshop = $20 per workshop
Space is limited!
Debra Mitchell-Ibe | dmibe@familyplace.org | 214.443.7750

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