Counseling & Treating PEOPLE OF COLOUR:
Counseling & Treating PEOPLE OF COLOUR:

Selected Confirmed Speakers

Les Payne

Pultizer Prize-winning Journalist;

Author, President LVP Enterprises

Huntington, NY

 

Roslyn M. Brock, MHSA, MBA

Chairman, NAACP National Board of

Directors, Baltimore, MD; and Vice

President, Advocacy and Government

Relations, Bon Secours Health System,

Inc., Marriottsville, MD

 

Dr. Tammie McCurry

Executive Director, Human Resources

Development Institute, Montgomery, AL

 

Doris M. Lomax, M.S.W.

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President

Emeritus, Human Resources Development

Institute, Chicago, IL

 

Elaine Powell-Belnavis

President AFGE Council 228 & Economic

Development Specialist, Small Business

Administration, New York, NY

 

Fred S. Sganga, CHE, MPH

Executive Director, Long Island State

Veterans Home, Stony Brook University,

Stony Brook, NY

 

Honorable Robert T. Russell,

Judge Buffalo City Court - - Drug Treatment

Court, Mental Health Treatment Court,

Veterans’ Treatment Court, Buffalo, NY

 

Evangelist Virginia May Stokes

Reverend Robin Rena Stevenson

Pastor, Rehobotham Ministries,

Jacksonville, NC

 

Ed Drummond

Former Stony Brook University UUP

President, Central Islip, NY

 

Patricia Davenport

CEO, Our House, Inc., Greenville, MS

 

Reverend Dr. Gloria Elena Adams

Co-Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Coram, NY; Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

 

Jedan Phillips, M.D.

Family Medicine, School of Medicine,

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

 

 

Dorothy Johnson-Speight, MHS, LPC

Founder and Executive Director,

Leon Sullivan Human Service

Center, Mothersin Charge, Inc.,

Philadelphia, PA

 

Kim V. Holmes, LCSW-C

Program Director, Family Bereavement

Center, Office of the State Attorney for

Baltimore City, Baltimore, MD

 

Abayomi Salako, M.D.

Chief, Division of Primary Care and

Preventive Medicine, Bronx-Lebanon

Hospital Center, Bronx, NY

 

Janet Farrington, R.N., BSN

Nancy DeLassalle, BS, BSN, CCRN, EMT

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

 

Cheryl Hamilton, M.A.

Director EOP/AIM Program, Stony Brook

University, Stony Brook, NY; Director of

POC College/University Student Academy

 

Alfred “Coach” Powell

Director, Coach Powell POC Youth

Academy, Author, Motivational Speaker,

Dayton, OH; Clinical Associate Professor,

School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook

University, Stony Brook, NY

 

Carlos M. Vidal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Center for Community Engagement, Lead-ership Development Chair, MS Health Care Policy and Management, School of

Health Technology and Management,

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

 

Elisha Tricohe, LMSW

Former Legislative Aid, NYS Assembly-man, Phil Ramos Office, Brentwood, NY;

Bilingual School Social Worker,

Patchogue-Medford School District,

Patchogue, NY

 

Leslie Kulewicz, LCSW, MSW

Field Education Coordinator, School of

Social Welfare, Stony Brook University,

Stony Brook, NY

 

Reverend Michael F. Smith

Pastor, Shinnecock Presbyterian Church,

Shinnecock Nation, Southampton, NY

 

John Colon, M.A.

Chair, Board of Trustees, Bronx-Lebanon

Hospital Center, Bronx, NY; Special

Assistant to the Dean, School of Social

Welfare, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

 

Elder Justin Cunningham

Cornerstone Church of God in Christ,

Medford, NY

 

Hazel N. Dukes

President, New York State

Conference of the NAACP;

Member National Board of

Directors of the NAACP,

New York, NY

 

Vincent “Peter” Hayden, Ph.D.

Chairperson, NBAC; and Executive

Director, Turning Point,

Minneapolis, MN

 

Bishop Lionel Harvey

Senior Pastor, First Baptist

Cathedral of

Westbury, Westbury, NY

 

Jeremiah J. White, Jr.

President, White & Associates,

Elkins Park, PA

 

Joel K. Johnson, M.Ed.

President and CEO, Human

Resources Development

Institute, Chicago, IL

 

Mattie Scott

Executive Director,

Healing 4 Our

Families & Our Nation,

SF Mothers In

Charge Chapter Leader,

San Francisco, CA

 

Tonjanita L. Johnson, Ph.D.

Vice President for

Communications and

Marketing, The University

of Tennessee

System, Knoxville, TN

 

Honorable Arthur L. Burnett, Sr.

Judge (Retired), National

Executive Director,

National African American Drug

Policy Coalition, Inc.,

Howard University School of Law,

Washington, D.C.

 

Charles L. Robbins, DSW

POC Co-Chair; Vice Provost for

Undergraduate Education and

Dean of the Undergraduate

Colleges, Stony Brook

University, Stony Brook, NY

 

Kamala Greene Genece, Ph.D.

Administrative Director, Addiction

Treatments, Bronx Lebanon Hospital

Bronx, NY

 

 

 

Anyone Interested in Presenting at The 2015 POC Conference Please Contact: Frances L. Brisbane, Ph.D. at 631-444-2139 or Jennifer Davidson, M.S. at Jennifer.D.Davidson@stonybrook.edu or call 631-444-8361

speakers

Anyone Interested in Presenting

CONFIRMED topics (partial list)

The Drug, Mental Health and Veteran’s Treatment Courts

Honorable Robert T. Russell, Judge

 

What We Must Do to Protect Black Lives and Build Community Trust in America

Honorable Arthur L. Burnett, Sr., Judge (Ret.)

 

Addiction Treatment for African Americans

Kamala Greene Genece, Ph.D.

 

The Coach Powell Youth Academy

Alfred “Coach” Powell

 

Dealing with Difficult People: Same Old Problem on a Whole New Level

Ed Drummond

Tonjanita Johnson, Ph.D.

 

Using the Legislative Process to Advance Social Welfare Is-sues

Hazel N. Dukes

 

 

Social Justice in the 21st Cen-tury

 

Addressing the Issue of

Disproportionality of Black Men and Boys in Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice & Other Deep-end Systems

Black Administrators in Child Welfare (BACW)

 

 

 

 

College/University Academy

(Leaders/Facilitators)

Cheryl Hamilton, M.A.

Felix Adeyeye, MBA

 

Leadership Lessons:

Tools for Your Toolkit

Fred S. Sganga, CHE, MPH

 

Health, Healing and Restoration

Mattie Scott

 

Bullying

Carlos M. Vidal, Ph.D.

 

Health Literacy and Its Im-pact on Your Medical Care

Jedan Phillips, M.D.

 

Social Media vs. Social Skills:

Two Different Conversations

Tonjanita Johnson, Ph.D.

 

Managing in Tough Times:

Moving From Good to Great

Joel K. Johnson, M.Ed.

 

The Hidden Hatred of the Browning of America

Elisha Tricoche, MSW

 

The Meaning of the Obama

Presidency for African-Americans

Les Payne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ways to Heal From the Death of a Child

Frances L. Brisbane, Ph.D.

Leslie Kulewicz, LCSW, MSW

 

A Community’s Response to HIV/AIDS

John Colon, M.A.

 

Health Literacy and Its Im-pact on Your Medical Care

Jedan Phillips, M.D.

 

Ways to Heal From the Death of a Child

Frances L. Brisbane, Ph.D.

 

Reeling From the Hurt of Violence

Kim V. Holmes, LCSW

Leslie Kulewicz, LCSW, MSW

 

Weighing in on the Obesity Problem and Clinical Effects of Obesity from a Critical Care Perspective

Janet Farrington, R.N., BSN

Nancy DeLassalle, BS, BSN, CCRN, EMT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Davidson., M.S., POC Conference Registrar

School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University

Health Sciences Schools, L2, 093

Stony Brook, NY 11794-8231

 

Tel. 631-444-8361       Fax. 631-444-7565

 

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