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Mental Health & Behavior Sciences Conference and Career Expo

Trauma, Resiliency & Hope

Glendale Community College/Maricopa Community College will host the Mental Health & Behavior Sciences Conference & Career Expo. This free, public event is designed to provide awareness and education in mental health and support behavioral health providers, practitioners, and students.  No Registration is required.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Glendale Community College Main campus

  • HealthTalks on Trauma, Resiliency & Hope
  • Inspiring Life Stories of Survival
  • Presentations on Legal Immigration Rights
  • Over 50 Behavioral Health Provider Agency Booths
  • Resume Building & Interview Skills Workshops
  • Presentations for Mental Health Professionals (National Board for Certified Counselor Approved CEUs)
  • Approved Foster Parent Training (ARS 8-509)
  • Health & Wellness Activities (e.g., yoga, tai chi, qigong, aikido, etc.)
  • Live Entertainment (e.g., music: live band, DJ, solo performance, choral, etc.)


The Mental Health & Behavior Sciences Conference will provide mental health awareness and education to residents of Maricopa County. This will be delivered through presentations on the themes of Trauma, Resiliency and Hope. Experienced behavioral health practitioners will provide professional growth and development for behavioral health practitioners, including professional Continuing Education Units (CEUs), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). In addition, ten to fifteen-minute HealthTalks and inspirational speeches, in the style of TedTalks, will be delivered on the themes of physical and mental health and inspiring life stories of survival. The presentations will be conveyed in English, Spanish and ASL to address the diverse needs of the community.

Download our 2017 Conference Agenda.


Career Expo:

The Career Expo will give college/university students, Maricopa residents and behavioral health professionals the opportunity to apply to reputable behavioral health organizations. Conversely, the Career Expo gives agencies the opportunity to recruit college students and behavioral health professionals. This will help agencies fill open positions to continue providing mental health services to the community. The expo will also allow agencies the opportunity to promote their services to the community.
Participating Organizations/Agencies with over 1056 open positions are seeking to hire individuals at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate level. 

Download our list of attending agencies.

Apply to host a career or vendor booth. (At capacity, accepting backups for cancelations) 

Glendale Community College has Partnered with:

  • Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care (MMIC)         
  • Department of Economic Security (DES)         
  • Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC)
  • Arizona Trauma Institute
  • Touchstone Health Services
  • Crisis Response Network (CRN)

This Event was Made Possible Through the Sponsorships of:

  • Grand Canyon University (GCU)
  • Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care (MMIC)  
  • Arizona Trauma Institute                            
  • Jimmy John's



Room: CCS 103
Phone: (623) 845-3212

If you would like to support this event, please donate. On the donation form, select General Scholarships & Program Support. In the notes, specify BHS.

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