This program aims to address the underrepresentation of Black male counselors in the mental health field and provide these students with the support and guidance they need to successfully navigate their education and career paths.
The program will be open to Black male students enrolled in masters-level counseling programs and will pair them with experienced Black male counselors who will serve as mentors. The mentors will provide guidance, support, and advice on various topics, including academic coursework, fieldwork, career options, and professional development.
The program will be structured around regular meetings between mentors and mentees and group sessions that will provide opportunities for networking and peer support. Additionally, the program will provide resources and training on self-care, cultural competence, and navigating systemic barriers in the mental health field.
Overall, the mentorship program aims to provide Black male counseling students with the tools and support they need to succeed in their education and careers while increasing representation and diversity in mental health. By fostering the development of Black male counselors, the program aims to improve the overall quality and accessibility of mental health services for Black communities.
For additional information on our mentorship program, please send us an email.