Understanding Foundational Principles of Urban Social Work When Engaging African-American Families
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM Wed
Dr. Henry Gregory is a mental health professional with over 40 years of experience. He holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and master degrees in Community Mental Health and Psychology. He has expertise and extensive experience as a clinician, supervisor, director, trainer, and consultant in a number of service areas including child welfare, criminal justice, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, juvenile justice, school-based mental health, and behavioral health.
Dr. Gregory is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing. He also served as the associate director of the Center for Community Collaboration in the psychology department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), the cultural competence coordinator for MD CARES a SAMHSA funded system of care, and a trainer/mentor at Georgetown University’s National Center for Cultural Competence
Dr. Gregory consults with and trains clinicians at public and private agencies through his own organization, the Rafiki Consortium, LLC. As a constructivist, Dr. Gregory passionately believes that we create our own destiny by how we think about ourselves and our circumstances. To this end, he believes that a focus on strengths, competence, and resilience will revolutionize the field of mental health.