After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Provide an overview of Black children’s mental health before the pandemic.
2. Discuss various unique issues/barriers Black children have faced related to their mental health.
3. Identify Baystate Health and local community offerings that promote and support ideal care for Black children when faced with these issues.


Gabrilla Ballard, LCSW

Lamar Batiste, LICSW
Springfield Public Schools
Clinical Social Worker

Taniesha Burton, LICSW
Baystate Griswold
Mental Health Clinician

Tyrena Lester, LICSW
Victim Services Supervisor

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.  

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE Program)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Baystate Health is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  Organization, not individual courses are approved under this program. 

Baystate maintains responsibility for this course.  Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credit(s).


Session date: 
06/15/2022 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm EDT
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.25 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 1.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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