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August 10, 2022 | View Online | Psychiatric News

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Urge Your Senators to Support the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act

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Free to Members: Emerging Topics Webinar Series

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Board Members Share Stories About Volunteering for APA

APA’s success hinges on the expertise, knowledge, and input from members. Leadership opportunities open the door to share your experience, while taking an active role in the direction of the Association.

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August 11, Noon ET: The Marginalization of Black Americans in Children’s Media

This webinar will examine examples of Black marginalization through the roles of Black lead characters in children’s films and media and discuss how the images impacts children’s view of self.

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August 12, Noon ET: Assessment and Clinical Understanding of Acculturative Stress on Severe Mental Illness within the Latin/x Community

This webinar will review acculturative stress and its impact on mental health with the Latin/x community. Participants will learn to differentiate between acculturative stress and severe mental illness.

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August 17, 3 p.m. ET: Mental Health Matters: Supporting and Retaining Young Professionals

This virtual town hall will provide a summary of key mental health and well-being factors important to young working adults. The panel will feature early career professionals and mental health advocates.

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August 18, 3 p.m. ET: An Introduction to Affirmative Practices for Transgender and Nonbinary Clients With Serious Mental Illness

This webinar will explore how gender-affirming care can support transgender and nonbinary clients with serious mental illness.

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September 14, 3:30 p.m. ET: Diversity in Psychiatry: Virtual Ohio Residency Recruitment Fair

Fourth-year medical students are invited to learn more about Ohio residency programs. The event, hosted by the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association, is geared toward diverse/underrepresented minorities in medicine (Black, LatinX, Indigenous, and LGBTQ+).

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