On June 3rd - 4th, 2010, the Institute on Social Exclusion at the Adler School of Professional Psychology will host its annual conference at the Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago. Entitled "The Social Determinants of Mental Health: From Awareness to Action", the purpose of the Conference is to:
• Increase awareness about how social conditions impact mental health and well-being;
• Develop and disseminate mental health prevention and intervention strategies that are informed by the social determinants framework;
• Create multidisciplinary collaborations to identify and address the social conditions that impact mental health; and
• Develop new knowledge and practice innovations.
David Satcher, MD, PhD – The 16th Surgeon General of the United States, past member of the World Health Organization Commission on the Social Determinants of Health, former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and currently, Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Center at the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH – Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, Research Professor at the Institute of Social Research at the University of Michigan.
A 300 word abstract is due on December 31, 2009.
For more information, go to: http://www.adler.edu/about/2010annualconference.asp or http://iseadler.wordpress.com/59/
Lynn C. Todman, PhD
Institute on Social Exclusion
Adler School of Professional Psychology
65 E. Wacker Place
Chicago, IL 60601-7298
Tel: (312) 201 5900 ext. 264
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