Conference Agenda

7th Annual HBCU Counseling Center Conference Agenda

Women and Wellness:  The Importance of it All

Baton Rouge River Center

Baton Rouge, LA

November 8, 2012 - November 10, 2012


Thursday, November 8

2:00pm - 5:00pm               Registration/Check In

6:00pm - 9:00pm               Welcome Reception -SU Campus/Field house Club Suite

6:30pm - 6:45pm               Welcome to Southern University-Dr. James Llorens, Chancellor

6:45pm - 7:00pm               Greetings - Dr. Brandon Dumas, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

7:00pm - 9:00pm               Entertainment

Friday, November 9


8:00am - 5:00pm               Registration/Check In

8:00am - 8:30am               Continental Breakfast (included)

8:45am - 9:45am               FAMU Women's Center: Use of External Funding As An  Adjunct to Counseling.  General - Yolanda Bogan, PhD, CAP

10:00am - 11:00am          Not Allowing Personal Beliefs to interfere with Professional Obligation when working with LGBTQ students. General - DeAngela J. Niles,  LMHCP, LPC, CAS

11:15am - 12:15pm          Human Trafficking. General - Talisha Davis, Women's Help Center.

12:15pm - 1:30pm             Lunch (included)/ General Session: Mental and Spiritual Aspect of Family, Career, and Woman: Taking a Closer Look. General - Coleen Speed, PhD

1:45pm - 2:45pm               Active Counseling through Student Involvement, Outreach, and Retention.                                                                                        General - Cedric Rashaw, M.S. & Melanie Davenport, PhD

3:00pm - 4:00pm               Gratitude. General - Vivian Barnette, Ph.D.

4:15pm - 5:15pm               Writing and Wellbeing: Utilizing Journal Writing in Therapy. General -Esther Wright-Wilson, Ph.D.

Dinner (on your own)

7:00pm -8:00pm                Business Meeting (in hotel -Atrium/tentative)

8:00pm -                              Entertainment (TBD)


Saturday, November 10

8:00am - 11:00am             Registration Open

8:00am - 8:30am               Continental Breakfast (included)

8:30am - 9:30am               Stressful Relationships and Your Health. General - Caxton Opere, MD.

9:45am - 10:45am             Bridging Gaps in Minority Student Mental Health through HBCU Women's Health Initiatives.  General - Cherilyn T. Minniefield, Ph.D.

11:00am - 12:00pm           Examining Student Engagement of African American Community College                                                                                         Students:  Focusing on the CCSSE Benchmarks. General - Saundra Lynch Ervin, Ed. D.

12:00pm                              Conference Ends