On Friday, April 27, The Won Institute Clinic participated in the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services Faith and Spiritual Affairs 12th Annual Conference. The purpose of this year’s conference was to increase awareness of programs and services for children, families and communities of Philadelphia to support their fundamental right to Thrive in the areas of behavioral health, Trauma based services, respite care, health care, education, access to healthy food and community programs. Workshops were offered by presenters who are experts in traditional and non-traditional programs and services for children, youth and adolescents.  The conference also demonstrated how community sectors, can work together effectively to achieve better outcomes for families and communities while cultivating faith or a spiritual life which is an important part of wellness.

The Won Institute booth offered information about acupuncture and free treatments to attendees and presenters by our student clinic interns who were supervised by our faculty licensed acupuncturists, Ian Cyrus and Les Rolf . Over the course of the conference, we treated over 75 people!

 

 

Check out photos below from this amazing event!