March 1st, 2019
The Lyceum is an Annual Mental Health Awards & Education Luncheon, held on National Mental Health Day. The Lyceum awards & education luncheon honors a local leader in mental health, an aspiring associate-trainee level therapist, and features a keynote address from an innovative voice in the field of Psychology. Lyceum offers continuing education credits for mental health professionals, non-profit/social service sector networking, and awareness of Community Counseling Center's (CCC) leadership and unique history on the Central Coast.
All proceeds benefit Community Counseling Center (CCC) Training & Education Programs.
A keystone element of the Lyceum is the Arlene Chandler Award ceremony. Arlene Chandler was a critical proponent, advocate and pioneer in mental health counseling services in San Luis Obispo County. She was active from the agency’s inception in 1968 on throughout her life. From her role as a volunteer marriage family therapist, member of the Board of Directors, enthusiastic fundraiser, to her all around progressive mindedness, Arlene is a true inspiration to us all, and her legacy of compassionate leadership is remembered annually at the Lyceum.
The 2019 Lyceum Mental Health Awards and Education Luncheon is set for Friday, March 1st, from 12:00-1:30pm at the Ventana Grill (Pacific Room-ADA approved. The special event is highlighted by the Arlene Chandler Award Presentation to the 2019 Recipient Barbara George, retired Executive Director of the Cuesta College Foundation and past CCC Board member -- and 2018 Recipient Al Amaral (awarded posthumously) former Cal Poly Foundation Executive Director and past CCC Board President. Keynote Speaker: Psychologist, Dr. Theopia Jackson, Saybrook University. Title: “Social Justice for Our Children: Parenting with a World Community Approach.” CCC will aslo present the 2019 Axelroth and Board of Directors Scholarship Awards for Volunteer Therapists.
*Includes lunch, dessert, and beverages:
Arlene Chandler Award Winner’s Circle: