Watch the 2024 Black History Month Panel Presentation on Culturally Responsive Care for African Americans

January 16, 2024

Watch the recorded virtual panel presentation in honor of Black History Month. The panel features the 2024 Hall of Fame Award Recipients from the Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery and is moderated by our colleagues, Mark Sanders and Kisha Freed. The group discusses the importance of providing culturally-responsive care and ways practitioners can be more effective when working with African American clients.


Chyrell Bellamy, PhD, MSWProfessor & Director of Recovery and Community Health Program–Yale University, Dept. Psychiatry

Fred Dyer, PhD, LADCPractitioner & Subject Matter Expert of Culturally-Responsive Treatment for African Americans

Representative La Shawn Ford8th District of Illinois

Dr. Felecia PullenQualitative Researcher of Structural Racism, President/CEO of Community-Based Recovery Organizations

Corrie Vilsaint, PhDInstructor & Assoc. Director of the Recovery Health Equity Research Institute–Harvard Medical School


Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, Illinois State Project Manager, Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, & PTTC

Kisha Freed, BA, Outreach Program Coordinator, CHESS BHE-TAC


Sponsored by the Great Lakes ATTC.

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