To: EASTBAY Educators & Mental Health Professionals

From: Patricia Clark, EASTBAY Learns Co-Director

Mike Lippitt, Alameda County Behavioral Health Services

Re: EASTBAY Mental Health Careers Site Visit & Dinner & Dialogue


Dear Educators and Mental Health Professionals,

EastBay Learns --- the School to Career Partnership of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties based at Alameda and Contra Costa County Offices of Education--- and members of the Alameda and Contra Costa Counties Mental Health Professional Organizations invite local mental health professionals AND local educators involved in high school Health & Human Services Career Academies/Pathways/Programs as well as educators interested in possibly starting a Health and Human Services Academy/Program which includes a strong mental health careers strand to a special Mental Health Careers Site Visit, Student Internship Panel, and Mental Health Careers Dinner & Dialogue on March 18th.

Location: Oakland Technical High School

4351 Broadway

Oakland, CA 94611 (enter parking lot from 42nd Street OR

Park on streets surrounding school) (see Yahoo maps, etc. for good directions, depending on your departure point. Oakland Tech is in North Oakland, between 42nd & 45th Streets and near where Broadway intersects with College Avenue.)

Date/Time: Monday, March 18, 2002;

2:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

2:30 3:30 p.m. (overview of Oakland Health & Bioscience Academy; tour of several Academy classes)

3:30 4:00 p.m. (student internship panel)

4:00 6:00 p.m. Mental Health Careers Dinner & Dialogue:

Developing a Human Services Academy; Developing Mental Health Careers Partnerships & Implementing Activities

Includes: refreshments, light supper/heavy hors doeuvres and materials.

Registration Fee: NONE. This Mental Health Careers Site Visit and Dinner & Dialogue is generously sponsored by a grant from a CSUHayward Allied Health Careers Pathways Initiative and EASTBAY Learns.

To register: Please R.S.V.P. with your name, school, and contact information to Patricia Clark at (510) 670-4211 OR at OR by fax at (510) 670-4207 or by mail c/o EASTBAY Learns/ACOE, 313 W. Winton Avenue, Rm. 220, Hayward, CA 94544. Please R.S.V.P. by March 15th. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Patricia Clark, EASTBAY Learns and EASTBAY Health Careers Collaborative, at 510.670.4211, OR Mike Lippett at 510.567.3126.

The purpose of the Mental Health Careers Site Visit AND Dinner & Dialogue is to bring together local high school educators and mental health professionals to:

We look forward to seeing you on Monday, March 18th

Yours in Mental Health Careers,

Patricia Clark and Louise Barbee, Co-Directors, EASTBAY Learns

Dr. Bette Felton, Dean, Contra Costa Campus, CSUHayward

Mike Lippett, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care

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Registration for EASTBAY Mental Health Careers Institute on Monday, March 18th. PLEASE FAX TO P. Clark at (510) 670-4207. PLEASE REGISTER BY March 15th. THANK YOU.

NAME ____________________________________________________

SCHOOL/DISTRICT _________________________________________

Health Careers or Human Services Program (if applicable) ____________________________

Address: __________________________________________________

Phone: ___________________________ Fax: ___________________

Email: _________________________________

____ will attend 2:30 6:0 0 p.m. (beginning w. overview & tour of Health & Bioscience Academy Classes)

____ will attend 3:30 6:0 0 p.m. (beginning with student internship panel)

____ will attend 4:00 6:00 p.m. (Mental Health Careers Dinner & Dialogue only)