announcements & events

  • Seleni recognized as sponsor of CE for licensed Social Workers

    Seleni is pleased to announce that we have recently been recognized as an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for licensed social workers by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work.

    …October 18, 2017 Seleni is pleased to announce that we have recently been recognized as an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for licensed social workers by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work. Seleni is also recognized as an approved CE sponsor for psychologists through…

  • Seleni Supports Five Researchers in Perinatal Mental Health

    Our travel grant program enables scientists to present important research at upcoming national conference

    …Seleni is thrilled to announce our 2017 Travel Awardees who will present important research in the field of perinatal mental health at the 3rd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference in Chicago in November. These five women are committed to improving the emotional and physical health of women and infants through…

  • Seleni Institute Partners with CAMBA

    Seleni Institute Partners with CAMBA

    …NEW YORK – October 10, 2017 – Seleni Institute has partnered with CAMBA—one of New York City’s largest multi-service organizations—to train healthcare professionals in supporting the emotional wellbeing of young parents.    More than sixty professionals participated in MMHI4teens™ training led by Seleni Institute clinicians in Brooklyn. Over two days, CAMBA’s…

  • Team Seleni Conquers the Spartan Sprint

    42 women and 10 men braved obstacles, pouring rain, and hundreds of stadium stairs to raise money – and awareness – in support of women's mental health.

    …Team Seleni put their physical and mental strength to the test at the Spartan Sprint at Citi Field on Saturday, May 13. Seleni's 3rd Annual Challenge proved to be the perfect opportunity to put into action the Seleni Institute's mission of supporting women and families directly. Our team braved unforgiving…

  • Why I Run With Team Seleni

    Recovering from my husband's suicide and reaching out to others

    …I have run with Team Seleni for three years, and each step I have taken has helped me on the road to recovering from my husband's suicide. I first ran with Team Seleni at Mudderella 2015, only three months after my children and I lost Jan, a wonderful father, husband,…

  • Seleni Institute Receives Landmark Funding From the hope & grace fund

    Grant funds support Seleni’s professional training program MMHI4teens

    …NEW YORK — May 4, 2017 — The Seleni Institute announced today the receipt of a grant of $92,617 from the hope & grace fund, a project of the New Venture Fund in partnership with philosophy inc., the global women’s skin care brand. The grant was made in support of…

  • Fatherhood Roundtable at Seleni Begins Critical Conversation

    Making men's mental health and paternal engagement a part of building strong families

    …Seleni was thrilled to partner with the Good+ Foundation to host a roundtable on supporting fathers and prioritizing their emotional well-being in the efforts to improve the mental health of women and families. The excitement in the room was testament to the need for deep discussions of paternal well-being and…

  • Seleni Institute’s Colombia Training Reaches Record Number of Providers

    More than 550 perinatal health care providers receive critical mental health training

    …In February, the Seleni Institute held its largest training yet in three cities in Colombia. Partnering with government entities and high-profile nonprofit organizations, Seleni was able to bring our maternal mental health expertise to more than 550 providers on the front lines of maternal health in Bogotá, Medellín, and Cartagena.…

  • Meet Annika Sten Pärson, Seleni’s Chief Operations Officer

    A mom of two daughters moves to a new country and makes a career change to help change lives

    …How did you come to Seleni? We moved as a family from Sweden three years ago to force ourselves to see the world through a new lens and become beginners in a new place. I learned about the opportunity after being introduced to Seleni founder and interim CEO, Nitzia Logothetis,…

  • A Year of Growth and Change at the Seleni Institute

    In 2016, we took our mission overseas, brought together thought leaders to address critical issues affecting women and families, and expanded our team

    …We are proud of our accomplishments this year and humbled by the support we have received from new additions to our personnel team, a growing body of committed volunteers, and increasing financial support from individuals and organizations that recognize the critical importance of our mission: to destigmatize and transform mental…

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