Treating Mind and Spirit as One

Rev. Dr. Kelly Murphy Mason to speak at April 7 education conference for social workers and their colleagues


“Religion and Spirituality as Sources of Strength in Times of Crisis”
Full Day Conference on April 7th
7 Hours of Continuing Ed. for New York LMSWs and LCSWs

Please join us on April 7th to explore the religious and spiritual coping resources that provide strength and support for diverse New Yorkers facing personal hardships or communal crises.

The conference is cosponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York, the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, and the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute. It will help all social service and mental health care providers build their multifaith cultural competence, while offering New York LMSWs and LCSWs seven continuing education credit hours approved to meet state licensing requirements.

A featured speaker at this conference will be Rev. Dr. Kelly Murphy Mason, LCSW, the Managing Director of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute, and adjunct faculty at Columbia University Teachers College. As both an ordained minister and licensed clinician, she is deeply committed to the integration of spiritual wisdom and psychological insight. Dr. Mason has occupied a number of positions in higher education, faith-based organizations, and counseling centers in the New York area, and is a frequent public speaker and workshop leader. Her essays and articles have been published in The Week, Beliefnet, and Slate Magazine, as well as in the Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion and other anthologies.

Registration for the conference is open, and space is limited. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the religious lives of the people you serve. For detailed information, registra­tion, and free online resources, visit

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