Thursday April 7, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Track(s): 
Track 2: Equality & Opportunity
Track 3: Sustainability
Mapping Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in an Open-Enrollment, Distance-Based University: Strategies for Training Competent Mental Health Therapists
Qualified mental health practitioners, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds, are needed in approximately 4,000 mental health shortage areas across the United States. This session will describe how marriage and family therapy trainees, many from diverse cultures and contexts, serve the public good by providing mental health services in underserved areas.
Elaine Willerton
Professor
Northcentral University
Annabelle Goodwin
Professor
Northcentral University