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Cynthia Bell is Vice President and continues to provide professional development, workshops and training with an emphasis on employee wellness in the workplace and behavioral support in schools. Her dedication to emotional wellbeing, mental health and workplace wellness has morphed into supporting government agencies, churches, schools and various other entities.
Her specific areas of training and expertise are:
Cynthia clearly understands that mental health, employee wellness and overall student behaviors will differ according to race, economic opportunity, citizenship status, job type, parenting, caregiving responsibilities, and many other variables. She is committed to support people as they face new stressors, safety concerns, and economic upheaval.
Conrad Bell is the founder and CEO. Prior to the inception of OSI, Conrad worked fifteen (15) years counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups who were dealing with issues that affected their mental health and well-being. He approached his work holistically, using a “wellness” model (as opposed to an “illness” one) which highlighted and encouraged the client’s strengths.
His professional relationship with his clients empowered them to accomplish mental health wellness, education, and career goals. The strategies he employed, assisted them in overcoming obstacles and personal challenges that they were facing. Conrad continues to be affiliated with The American Counseling Association and American Mental Health Counselors. He strongly believes that “supporting members of our society will grow a stronger one.”
KeeBe Smith is the lead trainer, a conflict resolution coach, mental health counselor, educator, speaker and author. She is committed to educating individuals with the principles, skills and strategies for successfully navigating conflict whether with self or others.
KeeBe’s areas of expertise include:
Over the years, KeeBe has rendered her expertise to a variety of school systems, detention centers, government agencies, churches, couples and privately owned firms. In every arena, regardless of the capacity, her main objective is to assist with bringing about favorable outcomes that lend to an improved quality of life for the individuals served.
Dr. Holsey Satterwhite serves as an adviser, consultant and trainer for Outreach Solutions. Dr. Satterwhite works with a broad spectrum of clients. His areas of expertise is adults with various challenges, adjustment to disease, anger management, loss and grief, as well as depression, anxiety, and others. Dr. Satterwhite also provides supervision for individuals wishing to become licensed treatment providers. Dr. Satterwhite’s philosophy is to work with clients to build relationships that are nurturing and not depleting by helping the client to understand the things that are working for them and letting go of the things that are not. Dr. Satterwhite engages clients through his use of a variety of therapeutic techniques, that will enable them to achieve their goals, and reach their full potential. Dr. Satterwhite provides support and understanding to his clients so that they will be able to effectively communicate decisions about every aspect of their lives. During his career, he has held a variety of social work, management and mental "wealth" training positions.
Carol Helton is the Director of Professional Development and Training. She is a consultant and mental health professional for Outreach Solutions. Carol provides staff wellness development specifically to schools in the District, Maryland and Virginia. Carol conducts workshops and staff developments on topics inclusive of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), emotional intelligence and crisis intervention. Her expertise is:
Carol's mantra is, "When students’ emotional and physical needs come first, creativity and curiosity take over. The adult in the classroom must make sure to maintain control by not being emotional when inappropriate behavior happens. Projecting emotions creates shame, blame and guilt, which can cause students to withdraw or continue the behavior. Focus on maintaining understanding and compassion while still reinforcing age-appropriate consequences."