Alfiee Breland-Noble, Dr. Alfiee as she’s widely known, is an internationally recognized expert on developing community-based mental health services for young people of color and their families. As director of The AAKOMA Project research lab, her mission is to build culturally relevant programs at local and national levels that address the range of psychological issues African American youth face today. A popular media personality, she’s been featured on numerous outlets, including NBC, PBS, NPR, A & E, WHYY’s The Pulse, Black Enterprise, and Vice, as well as celebrity podcasts, such as Gettin’ Better with Ron Funches. With more than 20 years of experience helping socioeconomically diverse populations, she combines inspiring, relatable stories with scientific research to help clinicians and clients deepen their relationship through embracing difference.
In this address, she’ll show how clinicians can use their unique life experiences as resources to help better connect with clients, whatever their racial, cultural, gender, sexual, and any other types of identity may be, supporting optimal mental health for all.
Approved for 1 CE hour
Alfiee Breland-Noble, PhD, MHSc, is on the American Psychological Association Board to Develop Depression Treatment Guidelines and the PCORI National Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities. She’s a coauthor of Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth.