Upcoming Events

The Annual L.O.V.E. Drive
Date: November 1st - December 15th, 2018

Presented by Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center Inc. & ITHC, we will be accepting donations of new coats, warm winter clothing, canned goods & household items.

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  • Gain insight into your relationship & patterns
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Restore trust
  • Understand your partner's love language
  • Modify dysfunctional behavior & patterns
  • Explore relational expectations
  • Gain physical & emotional intimacy
  • Gain strength perspective outlook
  • Learn how to "fight fair"

Accepted Payments: Cash / Cashier's Check / Money Order
Session Rate: $60 per session
Available Sessions: Group Interactive Sessions / Isolated Sessions
How Do I Enroll? Call us at 443-218-8282 Email us at info@ithc.co
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  • Effective Parenting & Communication Skills
  • Parenting A Child With ADHD
  • Setting Rules, Limits & Consequences
  • Positive vs. Negative Reinforcement
  • Understanding Behavioral Challenges
  • Identifying Onset Of Adolescence Substance Use
  • Parenting A Teen Parent
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  • Addressing Bullying
  • Crisis Prevention
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  • "Parent Time Out"
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  • 21st Century Grandparents

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Past Events

Impacting Tomorrow Health Center is hosting Treating The Challenging Client: Best Practices for the Clinical Professional.

Impacting Tomorrow Health Center, Co. is hosting Treating The Challenging Client: Best Practices for the Clinical Professional.This training is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners and meets the criteria for 4 credit hours of Category I Continuing Education Units (CEU).

This course provides a comprehensive and in depth look at diagnostic criteria and behavioral trends that perpetuate barriers to effective treatment and ideal prognosis including the following:

  • Exploring clinical ethics in practice with clients that present various barriers to treatment and recovery
  • Self-examination of bias and stigmas towards treatment groups
  • Defining success when treating patients
  • Creating informative dialogue amongst professionals
  • Understanding Maladaptive Behaviors

CEU Certificates will be distributed following the completion of the training by Board Certified Trainer, Davida Robinson, LCSW-C.

Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite: https://ithcceu.eventbrite.com. *Space is limited*

Agency group rates are available for 5 or more participants. Please contact us at 443-218-8282 or via email at info@ithc.co for more information.

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The Annual L.O.V.E. Drive
Date: November 1st - December 15th, 2016

Presented by Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center Inc. & ITHC, we will be accepting donations of new coats, warm winter clothing, canned goods & household items.

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Guest Host & Facilitator:

Dr. Heber Brown III, Pastor & Community Activist (Read Bio)

Rev. Dr. Heber M. Brown , III is the Senior Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, a community-oriented church that embraces service, performing arts, and radical displays of hospitality. As a clergy-activist, Dr. Brown has demonstrated a deep commitment to social justice - traveling the nation speaking to churches, college groups, conferences and civic organizations about issues such as poverty, racism, white privilege, the prison industrial complex, worker's rights, environmental justice, sexism, food sovereignty and foreign policy.

In addition to speaking on these important topics, he is actively involved in grassroots and legislative advocacy as well. Between 2009 and 2013, he was a central figure in the successful community-led campaign to stop the construction of a $100 million dollar youth jail in Baltimore. Currently, he is organizing college students, Faith-based organizations, and community groups across the state of Maryland to protest systemic injustices and strengthen police accountability and judicial reform.

Beyond his direct involvement in the pressing social issues of today, Dr. Brown is committed as well to helping to launch the next generation of change makers. He is on a mission to transform Sunday Schools into Freedom Schools - places where youth are inspired by their Faith to serve their community and engage some of society's greatest challenges. Toward that end, he created Orita's Cross, an African-Centered Church School Curriculum and Freedom School program.

Dr. Brown is a regular voice in media and his dedication to service has been publicly recognized as well.  He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Ella Baker Freedom Fighter Award, the Kingdom Ambassador Award, and The Afro American Newspaper's "25 Under 40 Emerging Black History Leaders" award. In 2011, Urbanite Magazine identified him as one of the "Change Makers of Baltimore City" and in 2013; he received a $10,000 Fellowship Award from The Beatitudes Society who identified him as one of eight leading progressive Faith leaders.

He earned his B.S. degree in Psychology from Morgan State University in Baltimore, a Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Union University in Richmond and an earned Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, D.C.) in May 2014.

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Debra Furr-Holden, PhD, Epidemiologist, Associate Professor at John's Hopkins University (Read Bio)

Dr. Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology and prevention science. Her research areas include methodological issues surrounding the design and evaluation of interventions including sampling, program modeling, and innovative statistical and evaluation approaches; measurement of drug and alcohol use disorders; and innovative methods to prevent and reduce health inequalities, with a focus on behavioral health inequalities. Dr. Furr-Holden is also an expert in environmental approaches to violence, alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention. In 2006, she received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her early career accomplishments in environmental strategies. She has worked with local and national policy makers to improve data driven decision-making and include 'health in all policies' and she developed novel methods to determine geographic unmet need for behavioral health treatment services. She currently maintains a portfolio of research focused on ameliorating health inequalities in substance abuse treatment and environmental strategies to prevent and reduce community violence. She is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Mental Health; Director of the Drug Investigations, Violence and Environmental Studies Laboratory; co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence; faculty at the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions; and former Consulting Director of Prevention for theBaltimore Substance Abuse Systems (now Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore).

Topic: How Substance Abuse Relates to Mental Health & Its Effects On Public Health Policy

Dr. Dana Neal, Pastor Speaker, Author (Read Bio)

Pastor Dr. Dana E. Neal has been an ordained minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ since 1995. She is a motivational speaker, mentor, author, and founder and visionary of Dayspring Ministries in Baltimore. She served the community as pastor of Dayspring Worship Center in Maryland for 11 years.

Dr. Neal has taught at various churches, retreats, conferences and seminars in and outside of the Baltimore vicinity and neighboring states. She has also organized and hosted several conferences that were very successful and a blessing to hundreds of women. Many times in Dr. Neal's ministry, she has ministered to people who were struggling with emotional, spiritual and physical needs. Her electrifying preaching and teaching and the content of her message inspires her listeners to not give up, but to continue striving and believing until they see a change. She believes that God has a well thought out and sure plan for everyone's life and there is no problem or situation beyond God's ability to solve. Her central message is one of hope through believing and applying the Word of God to one's life.

Dr. Neal is a graduate of Coppin State College, whereby she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She spent several years as a Baltimore City Public School teacher. Later, she attended Virginia Union University's Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in Richmond, Virginia, whereby she received her Master of Divinity degree. On June 28, 2009, she was bestowed an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Ministry from Living Word Bible College in collaboration with the Benson Idahosa University in Nigeria.

Dr. Neal counts it an honor to be the chosen vessel of God for this season to serve God's people and is excited about doing the will of the Father. She has recently published her first book entitled, Released in the Spirit: Pressing Through my Pain. This book was written during a very critical time in Dr. Neal's life when she was battling anxiety and panic disorder. She speaks about her journey. But mainly she shows others, from a spiritual aspect, how they can be set free. This book is literally blessing people all around the country-- New York, Virginia, California, Tennessee, Florida and more. Her love and commitment to God enables her to always be ready and open to be an instrument for God's glory and praise in the community!" Dr. Dana is the wife of Elder Charles Neal and mother of two adult children, Wendell and Danisha Brown, mother-in-law to Tiffany Brown, and doting grandmother of Daniel Isaiah Brown.

Topic: Mental Health & The Faith-Based Community

Dr. Ross Ford, LCSW-C, Clinician, Mental Health Pioneer (Read Bio)

Ross Ford is an acknowledged practitioner and family therapist with the use of: family systems in public, the development and clarification of uses of structural family therapy approach developed by Salvador Minuchin , Jerome Ford and others. Mr. Ross Ford is noted for his years of continuation of the advances made by Minuchin , Jerome ford et.all. He continues to execute his utilize his innate abilities experience as a licensed social work practitioner, with experience as an expert in the areas of family therapy, clinical supervision, mental health, and education with inner city diverse and treatment resistant families. Mr. Ford has used his gifts to clarify structural approach while maintaining its roots, in the most challenging communities. His work has spanned in urban centers throughout this country, and extends to Africa, the Middle East, and South America. He has trained an estimated 1500 practitioners in the application of structural family therapy approaches. He is noted for having reciprocated the fame for institute family counsel, that was created by Dr. Munich, and Jerome Ford in South Philly. Connected with the institute for Family Counseling, and the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center.

Mr. Ford has established Companies, programs, locally and internationally. In his many endeavors Ross has founded, and directed community based family therapy, and support service centers. In the following establishments he developed an extended family program, which was designed for "most-difficult- to-place-de-institutionalize youth returning from out-of-town placement", in the realm of foster care services. In his efforts to inculcate the methodology of Family strengthening, Ross Ford conceptualized, and provided training in "Enriched Structural Family Therapy" including the MBF model.

Beyond the programs, and facilitation amongst companies & families, Ross also served in continuing education facilities of three colleges, and universities in the Baltimore metropolitan area, and staffed training institutes in the field of substance abuse, mental health, family therapy, and related subjects. In addition he has, and continues to serve as an field placement supervisor for graduate, and undergraduate students. Nevertheless, Mr. Ford has reached such heights in his own education, and experience in the field, graduating with a BS in Sociology from Lincoln University, Masters of Social Work from University of Maryland, Post-Graduate Training from the "Sensitivity and Group Dynamics National Training Laboratory, and Structural Family Therapy, from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center.

Being constant in his skills, relationships, and purpose, Ross Ford has succeeded the latter of success from 1967 - till present day. In 1967, he began as a Psychiatric Social Worker. In 1970, he was the Mental Health Program Planner for Provident Hospital Department of Psychiatry. A year later, Ross became an Assistant Professor of Mental Health at Antioch College. In 1972 - 1979 he worked as the Clinical Coordinator, at the same time was the Program Director at East Baltimore Family Guidance Center. As his experience grew, in 1974 he founded the "Baltimore Family Life Center", there he provided administration, and clinical leadership for community based family therapy, and family support services center. Later after his foundation, in oss N. Ford LCSW-C the summer of 1990 he coordinated a Drug Prevention program at Morgan State University, configured around the “Neighborhood Youth Sports Program”.

From 1990 to present day Ross Ford has been a Clinical Consultant for the following Institutions: Baltimore Urban League, Martin Pollack Project, Social Work Associates, WIN Team Services, and Family Strengthening Trust. Even after his Clinical Consulting at the Martin Pollack Project in 1997–2002 he became the Chief Executive Officer. After many years of expertise, leadership & community orientation Ross Ford continues to serve as the figure of family strengthening and innovation. Because of his humble approach to life, Ross Ford understands that in order to be a master one must first be a servant.

Topic: Behavior Awareness & Family Communication In the Community

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