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Workshops for NARPA 2003: United for Social Justice

List of Presenters and Presentation Titles

Keynotes:

Bob Kafka, National Organizer, ADAPT; Co-Director, Institute for Disability Access. Keynote: Still "Crazy" After All These Years - "Visions" of an Old Activist!

Beth Mitchell, J.D., Advocacy Inc., Austin, TX. Keynote: Out of the Quiet Room and On to the Pulpit

Darby Penney, The Community Consortium, Albany, NY, and Peter Stastny, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Keynote: Lost Cases, Recovered Lives: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

Steven Schwartz, J.D., Executive Director, Center for Public Representation. Keynote Title: The Challenge of Advocacy: Maintaining Integrity and Cultivating Compassion

Michelle Shocked, Musician, singer, songwriter, and psychiatric survivor. Keynote: Famously Shameless

 

Workshops:

* Linda Andre and Doug Cameron, Committee for Truth in Psychiatry (CTIP). Workshop Title: Is ECT Safe? Ask the US Government. Then Ask Us

Dale Boam, J.D., Disability Law Center, Inc., Boston, MA. Workshop Title: Culturally Accessible Legal Advocacy for Deaf Clients

John Breeding, Ph.D.; Director, Texans For Safe Education. Workshop Title: A Legislative Success Tale: Successful Change of Mental Health Policy and Law

Ira Burnim, J.D., Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Workshop Title: Trying to Reform A Massive Children's System

Judi Chamberlin, National Empowerment Center, and Celia Brown, NARPA Board, Bronx, NY. Workshop Title: The U.N. Meeting on a Disability Convention

Judi Chamberlin, National Empowerment Center; Pat Risser, Office of Consumer Technical Assistance; and Tom Behrendt, J.D., Connecticut Legal Rights Project. Workshop Title: NARPA 101

Tim Clune, J.D., Disability Advocates. Workshop Title: Exploitation & Discrimination in New York

Dennis Feld, J.D. and Kim Darrow, J.D., Mental Hygiene Legal Services. Workshop Title: Death of the Least Restrictive Alternative

* Daniel Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. , National Empowerment Center, and Jean Campbell, Ph.D., Missouri Institute on Mental Health. Workshop Title: Making Recovery Real Through the New Freedom Commission On Mental Health

* Vikki Gilbert and Oryx Cohen, Freedom Center. Workshop Title: Freedom Center: How to Form a Local Support and Activist Community

James Gottstein, J.D., The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. Workshop Title: The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights: Progress and Directions

* Stacy Haine and Nancy Fudge, Florida Self Directed Care Program. Workshop Title: Florida Self-directed Care: Self-determination for Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities

* Leah Harris, Katherine Hodges, and Jenny Rogue. Workshop Title: Strategies and Visions for Youth Education

* Aaryce Hayes, M.S.W., and Beth Mitchell, J.D., Advocacy Inc. Workshop Title: Controlling Your Treatment: Advance Directives

* Regina Hill, J.D., Center for Public Representation. Workshop Title: Ethnic Psychopharmacology

* Gail Hornstein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Mt. Holyoke College. Workshop Title: Hearing Voices Groups: An Innovative Alternative to Understanding and Coping with "Hallucinations"

* Joyce Johnson, Ph.D., Sonoma State University, and Ron Bassman, Ph.D., The Community Consortium, Albany, NY. Workshop Title: The Sociology of Mental Illness: Teaching College Students About Our Experiences

Ellen Lawson, J.D., Neighborhood Legal Services. Workshop Title: The Crisis for Dually Diagnosed Adolescents: Overcoming Barriers to Finding Community Placements

* Alicia Lucksted, Ph.D., Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland-Baltimore. Workshop Title: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Consumer/Survivors: Rights? Action!

* Anne Lukito and Sherri Rita, J.D. Protection & Advocacy, Inc., California. Workshop Title: Special Education and Medicaid Advocacy for Children in Institutions

Sharon Masling, J.D., National Association of Protection & Advocacy Systems (NAPAS), and Marianne Lado, J.D., NY Lawyers for the Public Interest. Workshop Title: Responding to the Supreme Court's Rollback of Civil Rights

Daniel J. McGlynn, J.D. and John G. Allelo, J.D., Law firm of McGlynn, Glisson & Koch, Baton Rouge. Workshop Title: Tardive Dyskinesia Litigation - "Somebody's Gotta Do It!"

* Jacki McKinney, People of Colour Consumer Survivor Network; and Celia Brown, NARPA Board Member & Director of Peer Specialist Services, NYC Field Office of Mental Health. Workshop Title: A Dialogue on Cultural Competence

* Shery Mead, M.S.W., independent consultant and trainer, and Cheryl MacNeil, Ph.D., evaluation consultant. Workshop Title: Peer Support and Research: A Narrative Approach

Beth Mitchell, J.D., Advocacy Inc. Workshop Title: Unreasonable Search and Seizure for Mental Health Treatment

* Beth Mitchell, J.D. and Aaryce Hayes, M.S.W., Advocacy Inc., Austin, TX; and Jacki McKinney, People of Colour Consumer Survivor Network. Workshop Title: Restraint and Seclusion Reduction: Legal and Public Policy Strategies

David Popiel, J.D., Community Health Law Project NJ. Workshop Title: The Year in Fair Housing Law

* Elizabeth Priaulx, J.D., National Association of Protection & Advocacy Systems (NAPAS). Workshop Title: Olmstead and Access to Mental Health Services for Youth

Carolyn Salisbury, J.D., University of Miami Law School. Workshop Title: Not Seen and Not Heard: Children Committed to Institutions

Steven Schwartz, J.D., Executive Director, Center for Public Representation. Workshop Title: Litigation Strategies for Enforcing Medicaid's EPSDT Mandate for Children's Mental Health Services

Al Siebert, Ph.D., Author of The Survivor Personality. Workshop Title: The Minds of Psychiatrists Research Project

Peter Stastny, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Tom Behrendt, J.D., Connecticut Legal Rights Project. Workshop Title: Strategies for Cross-Examining Psychiatrists in "Mental Health" Proceedings

Peter Stastny, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Workshop Title: In Mental Health, Good Ideas are History

Susan Stefan, J.D., Center for Public Representation. Workshop Title: Recent Developments in Mental Health Law

Susan Stefan, J.D., Center for Public Representation, Jennifer Mathis, J.D., The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Lucy Wood, J.D., Advocacy, Inc., and Dale Boam, J.D., Disability Law Center, Inc., Boston, MA. Workshop Title: Bringing ADA Litigation on Behalf of Deaf Clients

* Susan Stefan, J.D., Center for Public Representation, and Steve Miccio, PEOPLe, Inc. Workshop Title: Psychiatric Emergency Services Project

Cheryl Stevens, M.D., Western MA Dept. of Mental Health, and Vikki Gilbert. Workshop Title: Recovery: An Evidence-Based Practice

Bill Stewart, NARPA President and Maureen Fitzgerald, M.S.W., NAPAS President. Workshop Title: NARPA/NAPAS: Continuing the Dialogue

* Note: As of October 28, 2003, workshops marked with an asterisk (*) have been approved for continuing education credits for Social Workers, LPCs and LMFTs by the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.