32nd Annual

REGISTRATION

executive Summary

& vision statement

Registration Fee: $ 300.00

Fee for Louisiana Residents: $ 175.00

Daily Fee: $ 75.00

 

College/University Academy: $150.00

Coach Powell  Youth Leadership Academy: $125.00

 

Cancellation Policy: Full amount refunded until September 2nd and after forfeit half of the registration fee.

The founding and permanent sponsors of the

“People of Colour” conference are the Human

Resources Development Institute of Chicago and

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Numerous nationally recognized organizations are

invited to co-sponsor the Conference each year.

 

Health, Mental Health, HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, Violence, Education

 

 

This conference will explore these major areas relative to culture differences,  geographical area identities, age variance, gender identity and other factors that  should be considered when counseling, treating and working with people of color.

 

 Attendees will gain knowledge and skills

to effectively work with people of a different race and/or cultural background. Understanding race and cultural dynamics are necessary in order to individualize the relationship between clients, patients and their caregivers, which can lead to better outcomes.

Sheraton New Orleans 500 Canal Street,

New Orleans, LA

(504) 525-2500

  • Traditional King - Single Occupancy - $129.00 per night
  • Traditional Double – Double Occupancy - $129.00 per night
  • Club Executive Suites Up to 2 - $ 329.00 per night
  • Each Additional Guest past occupancy room is $25.00 per night
  • Each additional 2 Guests is $ 50.00 per night
  • State and local taxes, Tourism Support Assessment and Occupancy tax are additional and added to each room night which is $ 23.32

 

Hotel Reservations MUST be Made Before October 26, 2018.

Make your reservations as soon as possible by calling (504) 525-2500

 

Reference “Counseling and Treating People of Colour 2018” in order to secure the conference rate.

CONFERENCE SPONSORS

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY, STONY BROOK, NEW YORK

 

Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., University President

 

Kenneth Kaushansky, M.D., MACP, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences and  Dean, School of Medicine

 

Ernest J. Baptise, Chief Executive Officer, Stony Brook University Hospital L. Reuven Pasternak, M.D.,Vice President for Health Systems

 

Jacqueline B. Mondros, D.S.W., Dean, School of Social Welfare; Assistant Vice President for Social Determinants of Health

 

 

HRDI, A Subsidiary of Friend Family Health Center, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

 

Joel K. Johnson, M.Ed., President

CONFERENCE CO-SPONSOR

BRONX CARE HEALTH SYSTEM, BRONX, NEW YORK

 

John R. Colon, M.A., Chairman, Board of Trustees

 

Miguel A. Fuentes, Jr., President & CEO

 

Robert Sancho, Vice President of Development and External Affairs

CONFERENCE ADMINISTRATORS

Frances L. Brisbane, Ph.D., Conference Coordinator/Program Director at Frances.Brisbane@stonybrook.edu

Joel K. Johnson, M.Ed., Co-Conference Coordinator at JJohnson@HRDI.org

Tina Maria E. Manning at Maria.Manning@stonybrook.edu

Susan James-Andrews, M.S., Marketing Consultant at SJAmand@Comcast.Net