YWCA Greater Austin Mental Health Symposium 


Not JUST Mental Health: The impact of sociocultural, environmental & systemic factors 



Tuesday, October 27- Thursday, October 29, 2020 
9 AM- 5 PM CST Daily

Sponsored by

Austin Lakes Hospital, Rock Springs, Advisors for Change, and
InSync Healthcare Solutions LLC

 113 years, YWCA Greater Austin has been a social justice leader in the community, advancing our mission towards the Elimination of Racism and the Empowerment of Women. 


In collaboration Huston Tillotson University College of Arts & SciencesYWCA Greater Austin is providing thNot JUST Mental Health Symposium to highlight the multiple layers of oppression generated through racist patriarchal ideologies and the impact on society’s mental health. 


Through this symposium we will address: sociocultural, environmental and systemic factors which influence symptomatology and access to treatment; raise awareness of social justice issues and the correlation to trauma; and foster ethical, culturally conscious, and JUST mental health services for marginalized populations that have traditionally been systemically and systematically harmed.

Each day will begin with a morning keynote address followed by breakout sessions, a 1 hour lunch break, and additional breakout and closing sessions in the afternoon. Attendees will be provided with a list of breakout topics and speakers in advance; breakout links will be provided during the conference. Continuing education units (CEU) will be offered for all applicable sessions for social work, psychology, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors. CEU offerings will be listed in the session descriptions. Zoom conference and webinar functions will be used to facilitate the sessions. 

Register by September 30 to receive early-bird pricing. 

Students discount: students are asked to register with the university/college email address
Military/Veterans discount

Scholarships available for those who need them. To apply for scholarship, please complete the form here: https://forms.gle/sWMLKru1sBqHCcZK6 

Sponsor a scholarship: Help someone else access this wonderful event by purchasing a tax-deductible scholarship sponsorship ticket at checkout. 

Non-profit group discount rates: non-profit organizations seeking to register 3+ representatives can receive a discount rate. Email haleigh@ywcaaustin.org for the discount code!

Interpretation services available upon request. Email haleigh@ywcaaustin.org for details. 

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