Join the Institute for Family Services on November 5th and 6th, 2021 for a dynamic and unique two-day conference featuring our Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne. Register here.

Since 2005 the Institute for Family Services has been bringing together health practitioners, and therapists, community activists and organizers, educators, faith and community leaders, students and more for dialogue and inquiry focused on a system of relational healing that embraces critical consciousness, empowerment, and accountability.

This year’s presentation topics will include decolonizing social work education and mental health practice; disrupting state sponsored violence including police brutality; engaging in social justice activism; reimagining freedom and healing through art and more…

The Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne is a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation. An indigenous scholar, she holds a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She writes and speaks on issues of indigenous and intercultural theology, urban ministry, and systemic injustice. Dr. Lansdowne first presented at LBHC in Austin Texas in 2010 with her newly born son, Gabriel.

Learn more about the LBH Conference in their video below.

LBH Conference Promo Video from Janet Lawrence on Vimeo.

Join the Liberation Based Healing Conference on November 5 & 6, 2021!