Careers in Mental Health Workshop Offered at Fairfield Campus June 14

Panel discussion will feature three local mental health experts

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (June 11, 2014) — Brandman University’s Fairfield campus is offering a free Careers in Mental Health Workshop that will discuss trends, education and employment options throughout the industry. The workshop will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100 in Fairfield.

A panel discussion will feature Karen Smith, mental health clinician at Solano County, Dorota Parker, currently working with various foster agencies in Sacramento, and Ashley Flores of Point Quest Education.

Topics will explore four career avenues in mental health: court systems, private practice, county mental health services and drug & alcohol rehabilitation.

“I encourage people looking for a career in mental health to take advantage of this informative event,” said Linda Montenegro, Fairfield campus director. “We have assembled a very diverse panel of experts that will provide great insight into what it takes to establish a career in mental health.”  

Following the panel discussion, participants will have the opportunity to hear from full-time faculty and academic advisors regarding the different Brandman University degree options in psychology.

To RSVP, please call 707-863-4468.

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About Brandman University
Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. The university offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its schools of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health. Brandman serves an average of 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. www.Brandman.edu.

For more information contact Steve Quis, director of Public Relations at squis@brandman.edu.