Cultural Competence and Working with Interpreters

On Wednesday, March 13, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) hosted a workshop, “Cultural Competence and Working with Interpreters”, at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia, MD. Kelly Macias, PhD, from Cross Cultural Communications, led the program for over 50 mental health clinicians. Attendees received 6 CE credits for attendance.   

Dr. Macias led attendees through topics ranging from the need of […]

By |2019-05-24T10:49:03-04:00May 23rd, 2019|

Announcing PBCP’s New Website

Since our founding in 1991, the Pro Bono Counseling Project has been dedicated to improving access to mental health care in Maryland by matching individuals in need of help with qualified volunteer clinicians and other vital resources.

Essential to that mission is maintaining our ability to connect with people, whether they are seeking care, looking to volunteer, or simply trying to learn more about PBCP, in a modern way. That’s why […]

By |2019-06-26T12:01:47-04:00March 10th, 2019|

Welcoming CHAI into the PBCP Family

For over fifteen years, the independent nonprofit organization CHAI (Counselors Helping South Asians and Indians) was dedicated to serving the mental health needs of South Asian communities throughout Maryland. Taking a holistic approach, CHAI sought to combat the stigma surrounding mental health issues among this population while improving access to education, resources and care for those who need it. Since the spring of 2017, this mission has continued as a […]

By |2019-03-13T20:06:52-04:00February 10th, 2019|

PBCP Names Amy Greensfelder, MSW, as New Executive Director

Amy Greensfelder, MSW, has been named the new Executive Director of the Pro Bono Counseling Project. She succeeds founding Executive Director Barbara Anderson, who has retired after 26 years of service to the organization.

“Although we were saddened when we learned of Barbara’s decision to retire, she participated in the selection of her successor and we anticipate the transition will be seamless,” says Pro Bono Counseling Project Board President Ardena N. […]

By |2019-03-12T11:16:05-04:00September 5th, 2017|