Mental Health Conference
A conference for clergy, laity, mental health coordinators and advocates.
May 7, 2022
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost per person is $25
LEARN: How to address the signs and symptoms surrounding mental health illness.
GATHER: ideas and inspiration from proven programs and initiatives that assist people to receive the care they really need.
CREATE: a lasting network of professionals and clinicians providing mental health services to marginalized communities.
Carmody Hills Baptist Church
6501 Seat Pleasant Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
We are accessible by public transportation?
The nearest Metro Station is Addison Road (Blue Line)
Transfer to the V14 Bus and get off at the Seat Pleasant & Carmody Hills Drive stop Bus Stop # 3001059
Rev. Oscar L. Broadie, Jr. has an extensive background in nonprofit administration. He served for numerous years as a school administrator in District of Columbia Public Schools. He is the founder and president of the HOPE Center of Carmody Hills. Rev. Broadie also serves as the Senior Pastor of Carmody Hills Baptist Church in Seat Pleasant, MD. With a sincere heart to see the community changed Pastor Broadie has assembled a cadre of mental health practitioners, social workers and clergy to begin to eradict the stigma of mental health in minority communities. He holds a degree from Cheyney University and has studied at various universities to maintain his relevancy.
Dr. Joanne Frederick, MS, LPC, LCPC, NCC has been in the field of Counseling for over 25 years as a University Professor and a counselor in private practice. She recently coined the term Bibliopsychoeducation TM which infuses spirituality and psychology as a form of coping with life’s stressors. She specializes in treating people with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, terminal illnesses, and learning disabilities. She works with individuals, couples, groups, adults and children. She holds a doctorate degree in counseling from the George Washington University in rehabilitation counseling, a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Baltimore and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Morgan State University. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia. A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland, and a National Certified Counselor. She is currently the executive director of the HOPE Center of Carmody Hills and serves as CEO of JFL and Associates.