Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education, Honored at NAACP Annual Banquet

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The Evanston/North Shore Branch of the NAACP honored Larry and Marilyn Cohen with its Community Service Award on November 21, 2015. Announced at the NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund Banquet, the Community Service Award was given to the Cohens in recognition of their work on behalf of the community through the organization they founded, the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education (NRCI). NRCI’s goal is to overcome the stigma of mental illness, and in selecting the Cohens for the recognition, the NAACP noted their “commitment to mental health and the removal of stigmas, especially in underserved communities.” The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education is a program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

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Reframing our perception of grief: An introduction to traumatic loss and complicated grief. 3 CE/CEU

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Join us for NRCI's introductory presentation to traumatic loss and complicated grief. Grief therapist Jessica Hutchison, M.A., LCPC, will explain what constitutes a traumatic loss and how this loss complicates the grief process. General Admissions: $40 TCSPP Faculty, Staff , Alumni: $20 TCSPP Student: $10 Non-TCSPP Student: $15 Site Supervisor & Community Partners: $30

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Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute's 15th Annual Conference, "Mental Health: Why Does it Matter? A Compassionate Community Response."

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Join us on Sunday, June 5, 2016 for our 15th Annual Conference titled, "Mental Health: Why Does it Matter? A Compassionate Community Response." Dr. Mark Salzer, Professor of Rehabilitation Services at Temple University and Director of Temple University Collaborative on Community inclusion of Individuals  with Psychiatric Disabilites, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, Jesse Teverbaugh, Director of Student and Alumni Affairs at Cara, and ( Pastor) Mark Dennis, President of McGaw YMCA will open the conference with words of hope. Dr. Tiffany Masson, Dean of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology will moderate.

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