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NARPA 2012 Conference Schedule

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Day/Time

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

Workshop 4

Wednesday 9/5
5:00 7:00 p.m.

Board Room: Board Meeting

 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Networking Reception

 

Thursday 9/6
7:30 9:00 a.m.

                   Breakfast

9:00 10:00

 

Keynote: Robert Whitaker

The Scientific Case Against Forced Treatment with Antipsychotics 

 

10:00 10:15

BREAK

     

10:15 11:45

Psychiatric Survivors Are Speaking Up: The Harm from Psychiatric Diagnosis and A Start on Solutions - Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D.

Healing from Self-Inflicted Violence: Complex Problem, Simple Solution - Ruth Mazelis

Housing without a Label: Using the Fair Housing Act and ADA to Expand Housing Choice - Michael Allen

Bill Stewart, George Badillo, & Tom Behrendt:

NARPA 101

11:45 1:15

Lunch and Keynote

 

Lunch, Keynote:  Ruby Moore

Evolutions in Advocacy: What Have We Learned and What Are We Fighting For

 

1:15 2:45

Fundamentals of Performing Investigations: Now That You Can Do It, Do You Know How? (Part I) - Aaryce Hayes

Intentional Peer Support in Peer-Run Crisis Respites - Chris Hansen & Daniel Hazen

 

Implications of the Affordable Health Care Case - Ruth Colker

 When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: The Harmful Psychiatrizing of War Veterans and How We Can Help Instead - Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D.

2:45 3:00

BREAK

3:00 4:30

Fundamentals of Performing Investigations: Now That You Can Do It, Do You Know How? (Part II) - Aaryce Hayes

Hearing Voices Network: Starting an HVN group in your area - Ann Rider & Arnaldo Maldonado

Stop Shock - Toward the Abolition of Involuntary Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Collaborative Workshop to Develop Strategies Against Coerced Shock Treatment - Dennis Feld, J.D. & Arthur Baer, J.D.

Policy Issues at the Intersection of the Mental Health System and the Prison System - Daniel Hazen

Evening:
6:30 7:30

 

Film Screening: The Insatiable Moon; Discussion facilitated by Sarah Knutson.

 

 

Friday 9/7
7:30 8:30 a.m.

                      Breakfast

8:30 9:30

   Keynote


Keynote: Dr. Clarence J. Sundram

  Protection from Abuse and Neglect in the Community
 

9:30 9:45

BREAK

9:45 11:15

Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support - Darby Penney

Personal Care Homes:  Home or Institution? - Susan Abbott, Aaryce Hayes, & Robert Johnson

Reforming Adult Guardianship: Moving Beyond Rights on Paper -  Sally Zanger & Tom Behrendt

Constrained by Language: How to Write About Schizophrenia While Simultaneously Rejecting the Diagnostic Category - Alexandra L. Adame, Ph.D.

11:15 12:45


Lunch, Keynote:  Erick Fabris
Unhinging Services from the Coercion Racket
 

12:45 2:15

Disability Advocates Inc. v. Cuomo and Olmstead Update - Cliff Zucker & Jennifer Mathis

I survived school restraint and seclusion and lived to make a difference - Maureen Mills & Helena S.

Consumers/Survivors/Ex-Patients and the Cross-Disability Movement - Sarah Wendell Launderville, Mike Bachhuber, & Ed Paquin  

Prison & Re-Entry for Ex-Offenders with Disabilities - Jan Powe, Teresa Cochrane, & Amy Marlatt

2:15 2:30

 BREAK

2:30 4:00

Voting Rights of People with Psychiatric Labels - Jennifer Mathis

Involuntary Outpatient Commitment/Community Treatment Orders: Fighting for Our Rights in the US and Canada: A Roundtable Discussion - Delphine Brody, Erick Fabris, & Lauren Tenney

Understanding the PAIMI PPR:
John Jones

 

4:00 4:15

BREAK

4:15 5:30


Susan Stefan:

Significant Developments in Mental Health and Disability Law - 2012
 

  

Saturday 9/8
7:30 9:00 a.m.

    Breakfast

9:00 10:30


Make or Break Opportunities: Providing alternatives during a first major crisisPeter Stastny, M.D.
 

10:30 10:45

 BREAK

  10:45 - 11:45


Keynote: Bruce E. Levine, Ph.D.
Psychiatry: Reform or Abolitionism
 

       11:50

                    Wrap-up 

           

 

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