Breaking Mental Health Barriers: A Step Towards Equity

The conference has concluded

Thank you to all of our attendees and speakers for help in making this a successful event.

 

Event Recordings

Missed the event or just want to re-watch a session? You may view the Zoom webinar recordings via the links below. If you are looking for specific sessions, please consult the event schedule below.

Students Track

Day 1 (Includes Dr. Africa's Keynote session) 

Day 2 

Day 3 (Includes Dr. Andrade's Keynote Session)

 

Staff and Faculty Track

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Student Learning Track Schedule

The student learning track will have one constant Zoom session each day. The schedule and links for each day are listed below.

Day 1 - Wednesday, June 16

Theme: Gender & Sexual Identities

Day 2 - Thursday, June 17 Theme: Socio-Economic & Ability Status Day 3 - Friday, June 18 Theme: Race
12:00pm-12:15pm

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

10:00am-10:15am

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

10:00am-10:05am

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

12:15pm-1:00pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Listen to Dr.Africa's powerful trajectory and his advice on topics such as mental health in the workplace, race diversity, and much more!

10:15am-11:00am

Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Socioeconomic Status

Jennifer Duncan, MPH, will share her experiences from her extensive career in public health and substance abuse among youth. She will be covering the connection between mental health, substance abuse, and socioeconomic status.

10:05am-11:05am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Join us in hearing Dr.Andrade's journey
with the education system and take part in the conversation of overcoming barriers, diversity, and overall equity within education.

Break (1:00pm-1:15pm)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

Break (11:00am-11:15am)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

Break (11:05am- 11:15am)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

1:15pm-2:00pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

In continuation of today's keynote session, Dr.Africa will converse with our audience and touch base on any questions, concerns, or feedback from the audience members.

11:15am-12:00pm

Undocumented Students and Allies

In this presentation, the speaker will be sharing statistics on undocumented students, their experiences, and how other students can become their allies and/or provide support in order to elevate the voices of this community.

11:15am-12:00pm

Support for the AAPI Community

In light of recent events, this workshop was curated to shed light on the reality of mental health within the AAPI community. From data to hearing from our student panel, we will discuss what can be done to provide support and the needed resources to this community.

Break (2:00pm-2:15pm)

Self-Care Break

To further emphasize the importance of self-care, we are using our second break to indulge into the world of self care. From meditation to yoga, consider detaching yourself from your stressors and join us!

Break (12:00pm-12:15pm)

Self-Care Break

To further emphasize the importance of self-care, we are using our second break to indulge into the world of self-care. From meditation to yoga, consider detaching yourself from your stressors and join us!

12:00pm-12:30pm

Reflections

To further digest the material from our previous sessions we will present reflective questions towards our audience and hear back their feedback anonymously.

2:15pm-2:45pm

Ally Workshop

Taking part in equity involves being an advocate, a leader, and most importantly an ally. In this workshop learn what an ally means and what it takes to be an ally for the members in the LGBTQ+ community

12:15pm-12:45pm

Student Panel

Join our student panel to hear and ask about their experiences in Ohlone’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS). We will discuss topics such as the various disadvantages they have faced, how the program has helped them reach their goals, and advice they offer to students in similar situations.

12:30pm-12:50pm - Kahoot
2:45pm-3:00pm - End of Day: Kahoot 12:45pm-1:00pm - End of Day: Kahoot 12:50pm-1:00pm Closing

 

Staff/Faculty Learning Track Schedule

The teacher learning track will have to switch Zoom sessions after certain events. These events and switches will also be announced live during the conferences. Please refer back to this page constantly to ensure you are in the correct session during the correct time. The time and date for each Zoom session is listed below.

Day 1 - Wednesday, June 16

Theme: Gender & Sexual Identities

Day 2 - Thursday, June 17 Theme: Socio-Economic & Ability Status Day 3 - Friday, June 18 Theme: Race
12:00pm-12:15pm

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

10:00am-10:15am

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

10:00am-10:05am

Welcoming Remarks

Zoom Link

12:15pm-1:00pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Listen to Dr.Africa's powerful trajectory and his advice on topics such as mental health in the workplace, race diversity, and much more!

10:15am-11:00am

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Presentation

10:05am-11:05am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Join us in hearing Dr.Andrade's journey
with the education system and take part in the conversation of overcoming barriers, diversity, and overall equity within education.

Break (1:00pm-1:15pm)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

Break (11:00am-11:10am)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

Break (11:05am- 11:15am)

Self-Care Break

During this presentation, you will learn what is self-care, how to practice self-care, and learn that self-care does not need to be bought.

1:15pm-2:00pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

In continuation of today's keynote session, Dr.Africa will converse with our audience and touch base on any questions, concerns, or feedback from the audience members.

11:10am-12:00pm

Navigator Program Presentation

Within this presentation the speaker will present one of the newest programs at Ohlone Community College, the Navigator Program. The program was designed to support students in connecting with services outside the community once they have reached the cap of mental health sessions for the semester from the Student Health Center.

11:15am-12:00pm

Support for the AAPI Community

In light of recent events, this workshop was curated to shed light on the reality of mental health within the AAPI community. From data to hearing from our student panel, we will discuss what can be done to provide support and the needed resources to this community.

Break (2:00pm-2:10pm)

Self-Care Break

To further emphasize the importance of self-care, we are using our second break to indulge into the world of self care. From meditation to yoga, consider detaching yourself from your stressors and join us!

Break (12:00pm-12:10pm)

Self-Care Break

To further emphasize the importance of self-care, we are using our second break to indulge into the world of self-care. From meditation to yoga, consider detaching yourself from your stressors and join us!

12:10pm-12:55pm

Decolonizing Mental Health

ZOOM LINK SWITCH

During this presentation we will discuss how traditional approaches may not be appropriate for all and how we can transform mental health services.

2:10pm-2:55pm

LGBTQ+ Workshop

ZOOM LINK SWITCH

During this presenation we will be looking at data regarding the LGBTQ+ community and review ways to better support this population on campus

 

12:10pm-12:55pm

Student Parent Awareness

Discussion on parenting students in higher academia with student parent panel.

 
2:55pm-3:00pm - Closing 12:55pm-1:00pm - Closing 12:55pm-1:00pm Closing

 


Featured Keynote Speakers

Jei Africa   Jei Africa, PsyD. MSCP, CATC-V
   Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
   County of Marin

 

 

 

 

Jei Africa is an innovative thought-leader and clinician who is passionate about integrating effective culturally responsive practices into the core functioning of County health services. Dr. Africa has over 20 years of counseling, teaching, consulting, and private practice expertise in the areas of behavioral health, trauma, health equity and diversity. He maintains a consulting and private psychotherapy practice in the Bay Area. His prior roles include: Director of the Office of Diversity and Equity with the San Mateo County Health System, Clinical Director at Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse, and Manager of Youth Treatment Services at Asian American Recovery Services.

 

 

 

Jeff Duncan Andrade   Jeff Duncan-Andrade, PhD
   Professor, Latina/o Studies & Race and Resistance Studies
   San Francisco State University

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D., is Professor of Latina/o Studies and Race and Resistance Studies at San Francisco State University. He is also a founder of the Roses in Concrete Community School, a community responsive lab school in East Oakland (www.rosesinconcrete.org) and the Community Responsive Education Group (www.communityresponsive.org). As a classroom teacher and school leader in East Oakland (CA) for the past 28 years, his pedagogy has been widely studied and acclaimed for producing uncommon levels of social and academic success for students. Duncan-Andrade lectures around the world and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on effective practices in schools. He has written two books and his third book with Harvard Press is due out Spring 2021. In 2016, Duncan-Andrade was part of the great educators invited to the White House on National Teacher Appreciation Day by President Obama, and in 2019 he was chosen as the Laureate for the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education. In 2021, he was selected to join the Board of Prevent Child Abuse America. Duncan-Andrade has also been ranked as one of the nation’s most influential scholars by EdWeek’s Public Influence Rankings.


Duncan-Andrade’s transformational work on the elements of effective teaching in schools is recognized throughout the U.S. and as far abroad as New Zealand. His research interests and publications span the areas of youth wellness, trauma responsiveness, curriculum change, teacher development and retention, critical pedagogy, and cultural and Ethnic Studies. He works closely with teachers, school site leaders, union leaders and school district officials to help them develop classroom practices and school cultures that foster self-confidence, esteem, and academic success among all students. Duncan-Andrade holds a Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Studies in Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature, both from the University of California – Berkeley.

 

 

Special Acknowledgements

This conference is supported by a generous grant from the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions.

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