2022 Annual Health Equity Event

Meeting the Patients Where They Are Physically, Emotionally and Mentally

The 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment survey produces no surprises in the era of COVID in that access to mental and behavioral health has been designated the top priority healthcare need in the Sacramento region. This video is a series of excerpts from the conference.

Clinicians and community service advocates from various affiliations in Sacramento County attended the 2nd annual CNU Health Equity Conference. The following presenters and topics were featured, followed by small group discussions:

  • Bret McLaughlin, PsyD, MA - College of Psychology, CNU
    Overview of Sacramento Region Demographics and Community Health Needs
  • Paul Glassman, DDS, Professor and Assistant Dean of Research and Community Outreach, College of Dental Medicine, CNU
    Community-Based Healthcare Delivery Model
  • Kofi Adjepong, 2nd Year Psychology Student, College of Psychology, CNU
    Microaggression Awareness
  • Michelle Besse, LMFT, RPT-S, Health Program Manager, Sacramento Department of Health Services, Behavioral Health Services, Sacramento County
    Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Intervention
  • To receive the full recording of the event, and/or to join the mailing list for future DEI events for clinicians, contact: Joanna.jullien@cnsu.edu

    California Northstate University was founded in the Sacramento region in 2007 to advance the science and art of healthcare. California Northstate University is dedicated to educating, developing, and training individuals to provide competent, patient-centered care. Since its inception, California Northstate University has continued to expand to meet the growing needs to the community. Today, California Northstate University has approximately 1,500 combined students and employees in six colleges, including College of Dental Medicine, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, and College of Psychology.

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