Social Justice, Ethics and Multicultural Issues for Mental Health Professionals: Clinical Strategies for Inclusivity, Empowerment and Improved Treatment Outcomes

Lisa Connors, LCPC, NCC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor who has been in the human services/social work/counseling fields for 30 years.  She has worked in a variety of settings providing case management, crisis intervention, and counseling services to the despondent and downtrodden.

Ms. Connors works tirelessly to help others reach their fullest potential in life, helping and empowering others who have been oppressed, stigmatized, marginalized, and victimized.  Her greatest passion is working with individuals affected by HIV/AIDS, sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), substance use and mental health disorders, co-occurring issues, violence, abuse, and other forms of trauma. 

Ms. Connors has served on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and is the past co-chair of the HIV Planning Group for the State of Maryland.

In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Connors is a college professor at Anne Arundel Community College.  She is a member of many organizations, including NAADAC, ACA, And NASW.  Ms. Connors earned her Master of Arts in professional counseling from Liberty University, her Master of Divinity from Howard University in Washington D.C., and is pursuing her Ph.D. in psychology at Walden University.