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MAMCD Presents a Symposium on Multicultural Counseling in the Era of COVID-19

  • 12/05/2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


  • Maryland Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development


    Presents a Symposium on

    Multicultural Counseling in the Era of COVID-19

    Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020

    Time: 10AM – 1PM

    Location: Virtual Live via Zoom

    MAMCD Panelists:

  • Dr. Lori Nixon-Bethea – Licensed Professional Counselor,  Georgian Court University, Intentional Hearts Counseling Services, Author of Riley’s Worry Away
  • Dr. Jonathan Murakami – Licensed Clinical Psychologist, The College of New Jersey, Staff Psychologist, Coordinator of Clinical Training
  • Dr. Sherritta Hughes – Licensed Professional Counselor,  Georgian Court University, Board Director of Hughes Integrative Wellness, Inc
  • Attendees will learn 1) to identify and recognize surfacing issues facing marginalized client groups resulting from COVID-19 pandemic, 2) to prepare and assess the social and cultural problems that have manifested while quarantining 3) discuss and evaluate current and future contingency plans to provide crisis interventions during the pandemic and 4) to recognize self-care as a skill set to cope and advocate for both mental health care practitioners and their clients who have been directly impacted by the racial unrest happening in tandem with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Registration Fees:

MCA Student/Retired       $25

          MCA Professional/Life         $50          

MCA Professional Non-Member   $60

Attendees may earn 3 NBCC Credit Hours; Zoom registration link will be shared with attendees before event. Registration will be closed 48 hours before event.  For further information contact Dr. Atiya R. Smith at or  For registration questions, contact Cathie Eaton at 

MAMCD is a Division of The Maryland Counseling Association, Inc. The Maryland Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2021, and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. MCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Maryland Counseling Association, Inc. uses all funds to support the mission, vision, purpose, and needs for counselors in the State of Maryland. Therefore, all registration fees are final and non-refundable.

Maryland Counseling Association

915 Russell Ave, Suite B Gaithersburg, MD 20879


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