Cecil E. Wattree, LCSW, LSCSW (he, him, his) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Founder of the Kansas City Black Mental Health Initiative whose work has focused on practice and implementation in Mental Health, Education, and Social Justice.
Cecil received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Emporia State University and Masters of Social Work from University of Missouri-Kansas City. With a decade of experience in mental and medical health, Cecil Wattree has worked with all ages to provide consultation, develop roles within outpatient mental health settings, implemented strategies, evidence based practices, and worked within the community to assist families of color on the micro, mezzo, and macro level. He has worked to implement trauma informed care, equitable and restorative practices, client-centered and solution focused practices. Within education, Cecil has been active in the Hickman Mills C-1 school district as a previous employee, stakeholder, and currently serves as a Board of Education Director. He continues to devote his experience and practice to community organizing, behavioral, and medical health within the Kansas City Metro area.
Cecil presented at the workshop on October 23 on mental health. (Resources coming soon)