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By |2020-03-26T13:53:11-04:00March 20th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Elects New Board Member

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) is pleased to announce the election of a new member to its Board of Directors, Sunil Khushalani, MBBS, MD, DFAPA, FASAM.

“Pro Bono Counseling’s mission is to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services,” states PBCP Board President Peter Kahn, MD. “I am excited to welcome Dr. Khushalani […]

By |2020-03-19T13:41:11-04:00March 6th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Moves to New Office

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) kicked off 2020 by moving its office to a new location!  The organization is now leasing office space from HASA, a hearing and speech-language services organization, in Baltimore City.  This new location provides many benefits to PBCP, including access to onsite meeting spaces, cost savings on rent, and collaboration with a new nonprofit partner.

All phone numbers, including direct dial and fax numbers, remain […]

By |2020-03-19T13:46:06-04:00February 20th, 2020|

Giving Tuesday Generosity

Mark your calendar!  Giving Tuesday is December 3, 2019, an opportunity for you to stand up for the causes that matter to you most.  At Pro Bono Counseling, we’re proud to be a part of this global movement for generosity.  Our mission is to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services.

Your Giving Tuesday […]

By |2020-02-05T13:03:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|

Bringing it Full Circle: A PBCP reflection on the National Remembrance Day for Murder Victims

The following is a reflection written by PBCP Executive Director, Amy Greensfelder, LMSW

The PBCP team was honored to take part in our friends at Roberta’s House commemoration of National Remembrance Day for Murder Victims. PBCP is privileged to work with Roberta’s House to ensure that the surviving loved ones of homicide victims get the support they need.

I don’t often have the occasion to bring my daughter to work functions with […]

By |2020-02-05T13:05:57-05:00October 17th, 2019|

QPR Training on World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organization observes World Mental Health Day on October 10, as a day to bring attention to mental health issues around the globe. Starting in 2018, the Pro Bono Counseling Project has commemorated the day by facilitating a Question, Persuade, Refer suicide prevention training for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland, Baltimore through the Interprofessional Student Learning Initiative.  PBCP Executive Director, Amy Greensfelder, […]

By |2020-02-05T13:06:40-05:00October 9th, 2019|

PBCP Achieves Standards for Excellence Re-Accreditation

On October 3, 2019, the Pro Bono Counseling Project was honored at the Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference for achieving re-accreditation through the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Standards for Excellence is a national code of ethics and accountability for nonprofit organizations that originated from Maryland Nonprofits.

PBCP initially achieved Standards for Excellence Accreditation in 2007, and has since gone through the re-accreditation process twice. The Board of Directors of […]

By |2020-02-05T13:08:37-05:00October 9th, 2019|

At the Intersection: Trauma Informed Care for Gender Diverse Clients

Continuing with its mission to provide access to mental health care for Marylanders with limited resources, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) recently provided an opportunity for volunteer clinicians to participate in a day-long training with presenter Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C, to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming clients seeking care. Practitioners received continuing education credits for their participation.

The training, entitled At the Intersection: Trauma Informed Care for Gender […]

By |2020-02-05T13:09:39-05:00September 19th, 2019|

EveryMind’s Suicide Attempt Survivor Group

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day, PBCP is pleased to share information about a free support group for survivors of suicide attempts offered by EveryMind in Rockville, Maryland.

Guest Blog Post by Kirsten Robinette, Online Emotional Support Specialist at EveryMind

Have you or someone you loved struggled with suicide? For many of us, this answer is yes. We often become the support systems for those who are struggling with […]

By |2019-10-01T11:22:26-04:00September 10th, 2019|