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United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, in collaboration with Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 6th Annual Behavioral Health Conference: The Power of Prevention - Virtual Edition (Behavioral Health Conference) on Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The Behavioral Health Conference will kick-off on Tuesday, June 8 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. with an in-person drive-through welcome at Signature Grand (6900 State Road 84, Davie, FL 33317) where registrants can pick-up a boxed lunch and conference materials (all materials will also be available on-line as well). The live conference broadcast via a virtual platform will begin at 12 noon on June 8 and will provide a two-day forum for participants to learn, network and discuss issues related to research, policy and practice. Information provided at this event will allow participants to expand professional knowledge; provide quality continuing education to fellow behavioral health professionals; and promote community awareness of behavioral health and substance abuse prevention. Keynote Speakers: • Captain Lee Rosbach, Star of Bravo TV's Below Deck & Addiction Advocate. • Joseph Green, Spoken Word Artist and Motivational Speaker • Jerry Reed, Ph.D., MSW, Senior Vice President for Practice Featured Presenters: • Thomas Joiner, Ph.D. Director, Psychology Clinic, Florida State University and Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology . • April C. Foreman, Ph.D. Board of Directors, American Association of Suicidology and Doctor of Psychology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs • Dr. William Schmitz, Psy.D., Doctor of Psychologist for the Department of Veterans Affairs Award-winning journalist, Neki Mohan, will serve as emcee for the virtual conference. Ms. Mohan currently serves as the CEO of her own consulting and media company. Most recently she anchored a #1 rated morning show at the ABC
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