We are thrilled to announce Dr. Gabrielle Abelard as the 2022 Haitian American Young Professional Awards keynote speaker!
Please join us on Sunday, October 30, 2022, as we celebrate the outstanding young professionals in the Haitian community!
The Haitian American Young Professional Awards recognize young professionals under 45 who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, exemplary professional accomplishments, and commitment to their communities.
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ABOUT DR. GABRIELLE P ABELARD, DNP, PMHNP, PMHCNS-BC, RN, BS
Dr Gabrielle P Abelard is the CEO of Abelard Psychotherapy Inc., a multi- site community mental health clinic which serves diverse clients throughout Massachusetts, providing comprehensive behavioral health services in the home and outpatient setting. She is a Clinical Associate Professor, the Director of Master’s Programs, Certificates, and Psychiatric Mental Health Specialty Director. Abelard is the President Elect of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) New England Chapter and is the first Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Association (MAAPPN). Dr. Abelard’s efforts have been acknowledged with several prestigious awards: National Black Nurses Association, Nurse Entrepreneur of the Year (2022), Massachusetts Nurses Association, Manning Mentoring Award 2022; STRIDE and ADVANCE Faculty Fellow Awards, UMASS Amherst 2021; APNA New England, Nancy Valentine Excellence in Leadership Award 2020; and Young Haitian Professional of the Year 2019, US Haitian Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Gabrielle Abelard is a dedicated mentor, published author, mental health clinician, and educator with over 20 years of experience in mental health nursing, who is committed to building resilience and improving health care outcomes both within and beyond nursing.
UMASS AMHERST Elaine Marieb College of Nursing Program Author Contributions:
Psychiatric Mental Health, Post Masters Certificate Program (2017)
Complementary and Integrative Health Modalities Certificate (2016)
Psychiatric Mental Health, Doctor of Nurse Practice Program (2015)
Co- Founder African, Latin X, Native American+ Organization (ALANA, 2000)
Richard and Sheila Young School of Nursing, Regis College, Weston, MA. Doctor of Nursing Practice.
The Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse experience of Providing Videoconferencing Telemental Health, Chair Dr. Patricia Dardano (2011 – 2014)
Richard and Sheila Young School of Nursing, Regis College, Weston, MA. Complementary Integrative Health Certificate. (2012 – 2014)
Richard and Sheila Young School of Nursing, Regis College, Weston, MA. Post Masters Certificate Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. (2011– 2013)
University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing, Amherst, MA. Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist. (1999 – 2001)
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA. Bachelor of Science in Nursing. (1993– 1997)