The Intersection of Faith and Mental Health: Empirical Research & Untapped Potential

This program will provide a brief overview of the extant empirical research on the ways in which faith can impact mental health symptoms and coping, and highlight some potential ideas for ethically integrating faith and faith communities in the context of mental health treatment to bolster positive coping strategies and improve mental health and well-being.

Presentation by Danielle E. Parrish, PhD, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, Baylor University (Houston Campus), Joyelle Gaines, MSW Candidate, and Genny Say, MSW Candidate