Gwenith M. Mitchell is an Adjunct Professor and a Faculty Advisor at Fordham’s Graduate School of Social Service. Ms. Mitchell graduated from Fordham Class of 1998 with her MSW and has over 20 years of extensive and diversified experience working in human services. Ms. Mitchell is presently the Director of Training that covers three residential locations in Westchester County. She also does training and staff development as a consultant to four schools. Ms. Mitchell is an instructor for both Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid through the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. She has trained about 500 heath care providers in many social service agencies throughout New York State. Mental Health First Aid is designed to help healthcare and non-health care professionals recognize signs and symptoms of people experiencing a mental health crisis. Ms. Mitchell teaches many of the clinical and advanced classes to the students at Fordham. Those courses include: Human Rights and Social Justice, Clinical Practice 1, Supervision and Staff Development, Clinical Practice Seminar and Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1 and 2.