Please join us for a one-day conference that aims to demonstrate the relevance of research to inform practice and policy in advancing mental health equity. We will cover the latest research and promising new directions, along with examples of real world applications and innovations made possible under the Mental Health Services Act.

Mayor Darrell Steinberg

  • New statewide representative data on disparities
  • Making evidence-based care effective in minority communities
  • Effectiveness of Emotional Emancipation Circles
  • Disparities in evidence-based care for children in LA County
  • The way forward to eliminate mental health care disparities

The Semel Institute is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Semel Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers and MFCCs/MFTs: The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for continuing education credits for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs (provider number PCE 378). This course meets the qualifications for up to 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Nurses: The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 381). Registered nurses attending this course may report up to 1.0 hours.

Health and mental health providers, county agencies, researchers, community members, patients and families

Thursday, March 30, 2017
8:30am – 5:00pm

UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA  90095
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Registration has now reached capacity.  If you are still interested in attending, please fill out the form below and we will contact you once a space becomes available.