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Chardé Hollins

Chardé Hollins is an independently licensed clinical social worker with a proven record of Making Connections that Deliver Results. She is highly regarded for her ability to gain rapport and provide innovative strategies for cultural adaptations that support inclusivity for persons of color. Specializing in creating safe spaces for meaningful conversations, Chardé consults with organizations committed to increasing their cultural awareness and access to behavioral health services by naturally integrating emotional wellness supports and inclusive policies into their agencies culture, services, and mission. Through a strategic approach, Chardé has supported a variety of agencies in evaluating DEI practices, increasing cultural competence, expanding partnerships, and enhancing community presence.With over ten years of experience working with justice-involved youth and trauma-affected communities, Chardé is trained in suicide prevention and trauma treatment. She formerly served as a grants manager, social worker in schools, health care, and corrections, and as an advocate for court-involved youth. Utilizing her education and diverse experiences in the workplace, Chardé uniquely integrates her skills as a clinician into developing models for engagement and delivering presentations that will last beyond the classroom.

Show Highlights

  • The connection between families living in poverty and mental health
  • Mental illnesses
  • When students are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed
  • Self-care plans for your classrooms

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