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Upcoming Training

The following continuing education workshops are now available for registration!


11.21.14 PBCP Military Workshop - Private Counseling for Public Service

"The Effects of Deployment on Children and Caregivers"

Friday November 21st, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm;  Registration begins at 8 am.

LOCATION: Towson University, West Village Commons Ballroom, Towson, MD 


  • Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, PhDa developmental psychologist by training, her studies on military families have focused on the socioemotional consequences of military deployment.
  • Major Demietrice Pittman, PhDa clinical psychologist serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC), one of three centers of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE).


  • 6 CE's
  • Breakfast & Lunch Provided
  • Clinician Networking


Registration Deadline: 11/7/14




   FREE for Volunteer Clinicians                         $100 for Non-Volunteer Clinicians


QUESTIONS:  For questions or problems regarding workshops contact Ellen via email at ellen@probonocounseling.org or phone at 410-825-1001 x103.

12.12.14 PBCP Caring for Caregivers Workshop

** Re-Scheduled from October 17th **


"Opening the Door to Geriatric Medications"

Friday December 12th, 9:00 am to noon

*NEW* LOCATION: Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Road, Lutherville, MD 21093


  • Carolyn MillerLCSW-C, LCADC, a Director in the Baltimore County Behavioral Health program for Geriatric care
  • Thomas F. Krajewski, MD, a geriatric psychiatrist in private practice


  • 3 CE's
  • Breakfast Provided
  • Clinician Networking


Registration Deadline: 12/5/14




   FREE for Volunteer Clinicians                        $45 for Non-Volunteer Clinicians


QUESTIONS:  For questions or problems regarding workshops contact Ellen via email at ellen@probonocounseling.org or phone at 410-825-1001 x103.


19th Annual Speakers Forum

"The Mosiac That is the American Family"

Friday, April 17, 2015

LOCATION: Sheppard Pratt Conference Center in Towson, MD


Shop & Give to the PBCP

Great news!  PBCP received its first donation from Amazon.com due your use of Amazon Smile!  Thank you for designating the Pro Bono Counseling Project as your charity of choice.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Pro Bono Counseling Project every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Pro Bono Counseling Project.

How Does It Work?

  • Use your regular Amazon.com account with the same login information, or set up a new account if you don't yet have one.
  • Designate “Pro Bono Counseling Project” as the charitable organization that you’d like to support.  You need to do this one time only!
  • Every time you shop at Amazon, just logon through smile.amazon.com and you’ll be supporting PBCP!  Amazon donates a percentage of your purchase price.
  • For more information about Amazon Smile, see details on Amazon's website.




Affordable Care Act Info

We are pleased to provide a handy tool that can help navigate clients through enrolling for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

This tool is an exclusive benefit for PBCP volunteer clinicians.  To receive this information, contact Ellen at ellen@probonocounseling.org or 877-323-5800 x103.


PBCP Standards for Excellence Approved for Renewal

The Pro Bono Counseling Project is proud to announce that our Standards for Excellence accreditation through Maryland Nonprofits was approved for renewal!  The application process involves thorough review and documentation of our processes and policies, and the accreditation shows that PBCP demonstrates excellence in nonprofit management and ethical accountability and meets the highest standards in fulfilling its obligations to those who benefit from its programs, to contributors, and to the public.

In addition, beginning August 2014, GuideStar USA, the leading source of nonprofit information, will highlight Standards for Excellence accredited and recognized nonprofits by displaying a trademarked logo that refers to their level of accomplishment.


Maryland Cancer Survivorship Resource is Now Available

The Pro Bono Counseling Project is a proud member of the Maryland Cancer Collaborative through the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  Bailey T. Susic, Director of Programs and Marketing, over the past 2 years has participated in regular meetings to create a model of the phases for cancer survivorship in conjunction with a comprehensive list of resources in Maryland for cancer survivors and their love ones.  The results of this effort, Guide to Cancer Survivorship Care and Resources for Cancer Patients, was recently published on the DHMH website.  Please share these wonderful resources with any who may benefit.


In need of Clinicians!  Refer a friend!

We offer benefits exclusively for clinicians who are participating in the PBCP.  And now, more than ever, we need you to invite a colleague so that we may more equitably refer families, couples and individuals throughout Maryland. 

Requests for therapy have dramatically increased—we currently have 650 active cases.  PBCP needs your help in recruiting additional therapists to join our mission in your county.

Additionally, PBCP is always looking for bi-lingual therapists to serve the growing Latino community. 

Please assist us in referring your colleagues to PBCP & ask them to fill out the easy Enrollment Form or contact Ana Carrera at 877-323-5800 or ana@probonocounseling.org.

PS  Benefits include free CEs at inspiring workshops, networking within & outside your clinical group, free resources guide, documentation of your pro bono hours, + + +


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