2019 Winter-Spring Behavioral Health Webinar Series

Carrier Clinic® Announce Winter-Spring Webinar Series; Topics Include Treating Transgender Patients, Music for Healing

Carrier Clinic has announced its winter-spring series of webinars that are designed for the public and clinicians alike. Topics will address a range of behavioral health themes. All webinars are free. Register online at

2019 Behavioral Health Webinar Series Schedule

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Topic: “Culturally Competent Practice with Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Patients”
Presenter: Joanne Wiedman, LCSW, adolescent social worker
Notes: February is LGBT Awareness Month in some parts of the world

Date: Wednesday, March 20
Topic: “Music Therapy for Children and Adults”
Presenters: Sarah Pugliese, MMT, MT-BC, board-certified music therapist, and Crista Orefice, MA, MT-BC, board-certified music therapist.
Notes: March is Music Therapy Awareness Month

Date: Friday, April 19, 12:30 p.m.
Topic: “Disparities in Care and Access to Mental Health Services for Minorities”
Presenter: Don Parker, LCSW, president, Carrier Clinic
Notes: April is National Minority Health Month

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 12:30 p.m.
Topic: “Where to Go When You Think You Need Help”
Presenter: Danyla Frazier, LCSW, NASW, manager of clinical social services.
Notes: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Date: Thursday, June 6, 12:30 p.m.
Topic: Gardening as Therapy for the Mind
Presenter: Laura DePrado
Notes: The summer growing season is upon us as horticultural therapist Laura DePrado explains the field of horticultural therapy: what it is, how it is used, and its value as a tool in the healing process.

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For information on Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic and any of its services, contact the Community Relations Department at 908-281-1513.

About Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic

Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic is a nonprofit Central Jersey behavioral health care provider, specializing in psychiatric and addiction treatment. Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic includes an inpatient psychiatric hospital, detoxification and rehabilitation centeradolescent and teen residential facility, and a fully accredited middle and high school for students classified emotionally disturbed. For more information about Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic and its services contact us through our website or call 1-800-933-3579.

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