It’s Official….. Dr. Karla is a Mental Health Academy Featured Content Expert on Public Policy Advocacy

In November of 2021, Dr. Sapp presented “Utilizing RACE as a Framework in Effecting Public Policy Redressing Racial and Gender Inequities” which is based on her experience engaging in Public Policy Advocacy during the NBCC/MHA Bridging The Gap Virtual Summit.

Soon after the Summit concluded, Mental Health Academy, offered Dr. Sapp the opportunity to have her presentation included in the MHA Course Catalog and become a Featured Content Expert for Mental Health Academy.

We are EXCITED to Announce that on yesterday, Dr. Sapp presentation, “Utilizing RACE as a Framework in Effecting Public Policy Redressing Racial and Gender Inequities” was released and Officially included in the MHA Course Catalog!

To register and view Course: Utilizing R.A.C.E as a Framework in Effecting Public Policy Advocacy Redressing Racial and Gender Inequities

Dr. Karla is Committed to Advancing Equity, Justice, and Belonging

Dr. Karla, during this year, has focused on her Professional and Personal Committment to authentically Advance Equity, Justice, and Belonging!

In demonstrating her committment, Dr. Karla earned her Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate, offered by the University of South Florida Muma College of Business.

Earners of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate, offered by the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, have learned the essential practices and tools designed to increase employee diversity and to create a business model that embraces equity and inclusion. The seven-week program, created in partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil, focuses on ways for organizations to create diverse workplaces, address equity issues, and foster inclusivity.

Furthermore, Dr. Karla has also successfully completed and earned the Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Certificate Program from University of South Florida M3 (MUMA College of Business) Center!

The USF M3 Center Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Course features 40 TEDx style sessions (10-30mins) from 50+ experts from all corners of the world covering cutting-edge research and best practices under 8 sections, that includes:

☆ Leadership Basics
☆ Communication
☆ Conflict Management
☆ Ethical Leadership / Decision Making
☆ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
☆ Innovation
☆ Work/Family Life Balance
☆ Self-Development

The Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Course is joint effort between The Leadership Summit and the University of South Florida, has provided Dr. Karla the tools to answer these following questions and cultivate the following skils:

Are all leaders born?

Can you become a leader later?

What is your personality/leadership type?

A guide to ethical decision making

Complex problem-solving techniques

Self-Development: Learning is a journey

How to build an innovative environment

How to build a professional network & portfolio

Best practices for good communication

How to build trust with your supervisors and co-workers

What is the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?

Best practices for conflict management

Dr. Karla remains committed to Advancing Equity, Justice, and Belonging as an Advocate of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice!