Finding a Job: Diversity in Mental Health, Health, and Substance Abuse

Learn how understanding diversity and intersectionality of diversity can enhance your client interactions with members of diverse and traditionally underrepresented groups. Experts in mental health, health, and substance abuse fields will be available to discuss skills, theories, and emerging opportunities.

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    Betty Blackmon

    Betty Blackmon—Panelist University of Missouri-Kansas City Substance Abuse Expert Betty Blackmon, MSW, JD, is an assistant professor at University of Missouri–Kansas City. For more than 30 years, she has taught courses in social work practice, human behavior, and on special ... Read More

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    Kirstin Painter

    Kirstin Painter—Panelist Texas Woman’s University Mental Health Expert Kirstin Painter, PhD, LCSW, is an assistant professor of social work at Texas Woman’s University. Painter has more than 20 years of clinical and administrative community mental health experience with ... Read More

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    Patricia Saleeby

    Patricia Saleeby—Panelist University of Missouri-St. Louis Health Expert Patricia Saleeby, PhD, MSSA, is assistant professor at University of Missouri-St. Louis. In addition to her clinical experience, she has worked on projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and ... Read More

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    Esther Langston

    Esther Langston—Moderator University of Nevada  Esther Langston, PhD, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, is a professor emeritus at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and director of its Family Support Division. Her memberships include the Black Social Work Educators Association, and NASW. She has ... Read More



October 16, 2010
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM