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CONGREGATIONAL CARE - MENTAL AWARENESS SEMINAR

Aims to raise awareness of the unique mental health challenges faced by racial and ethnic minorities. Saturday, July 27th Teniesah Kennard, Licensed Social Worker, Executive Director of Behavioral Health. will be the guest presenter at a “Lunch and Learn” (lunch provided).

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

SAINT ANDREWS UMC FTW

7/5/20241 min read

Our Congregation Care Ministry is excited to invite you to
a Lunch and Learn, Saturday, July 27th at 12pm
in recognition of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.
green leaves beside white bottle

Teneisha Kennard

Teneisha Kennard is the Executive Director of Behavioral Health – Ambulatory Services as JPS Health Network. With over a decade of experience in mental and behavioral health, Teneisha's current role is a continuation of her life's passion of service. In her current role as executive director, she is responsible for the operation and development of a full continuum of accessible outpatient behavioral health services. Born and raised in Fort Worth, Teneisha completed her undergraduate degree at Texas Christian University and graduate studies at The University of Texas at Arlington. Teneisha is a licensed Social Worker with a wealth of knowledge as a practitioner, educator and administrator. Her heart for service has led her to work with some of our most vulnerable populations including people experiencing homelessness, justice system involved individuals and those facing socioeconomic challenges. Her path has resulted in progressive leadership positions and provided Teneisha the opportunity to build innovative programming, secure funding through grant writing and participate in informative research resulting in publication.