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Workshops for NARPA 2003: Rights Under Siege

Detailed Daily Workshop Schedule - DRAFT

Please note: Although this schedule is based on the best information available on the date that it has been uploaded (October 16, 2003), changes in presentation times or cancellations may still occur. Please keep this in mind when you use this schedule as a guide to making decisions about conference attendance.

For an agenda of keynote presentations and other NARPA 2003 events, please refer to the schedule overview.

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.


Workshops I (10:30 - noon)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Austin Steven Schwartz, J.D.

Litigation Strategies for Enforcing Medicaid's EPSDT Mandate for Children's Mental Health Services

Executive Shery Mead, M.S.W. and Cheryl MacNeil, Ph.D.

* Peer Support and Research: A Narrative Approach

Congress Stacy Haine and Nancy Fudge

* Florida Self-directed Care: Self-determination for Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities

Bouquets Regina Hill, J.D.

*† Ethnic Psychopharmacology

Liberty Judi Chamberlin, Pat Risser, and Tom Behrendt, J.D. NARPA 101
Senate Ellen Lawson, J.D.

The Crisis for Dually Diagnosed Adolescents: Overcoming Barriers to Finding Community Placements


Workshops II (1:30 - 3 PM)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Austin Susan Stefan, J.D., and Steve Miccio

*† Psychiatric Emergency Services Project

Executive Sharon Masling, J.D.

Responding to the Supreme Court's Rollback of Civil Rights

Congress Cheryl Stevens, M.D. and Margo McMahon Recovery: An Evidence-Based Practice
Bouquets Ira Burnim, J.D

Trying to Reform A Massive Children's System

Liberty Alicia Lucksted, Ph.D.

* Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Consumer/Survivors: Rights? Action!


Beth Mitchell, J.D., Aaryce Hayes, M.S.W., and Jacki McKinney

*† Restraint and Seclusion Reduction: Legal and Public Policy Strategies


Workshops III (3:30 - 5 PM)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Austin Susan Stefan, J.D.

Recent Developments in Mental Health Law

Executive Daniel Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. , and Jean Campbell, Ph.D.

* Making Recovery Real Through the New Freedom Commission On Mental Health

Congress Jacki McKinney and Celia Brown

* A Dialogue on Cultural Competence

Bouquets Tim Clune, J.D.

Exploitation & Discrimination in New York

Liberty Anne Lukito and Sherri Rita, J.D.

*† Special Education and Medicaid Advocacy for Children in Institutions

Senate Joyce Johnson, Ph.D. and Ron Bassman, Ph.D.

* The Sociology of Mental Illness: Teaching College Students About Our Experiences



Workshops IV (10:30 - noon)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Austin Beth Mitchell, J.D.

Unreasonable Search and Seizure for Mental Health Treatment

Executive Elizabeth Priaulx, J.D.

*† Olmstead and Access to Mental Health Services for Youth

Congress Peter Stastny, M.D. In Mental Health, Good Ideas are History
Bouquets Dale Boam, J.D. Culturally Accessible Legal Advocacy for Deaf Clients
Senate Daniel J. McGlynn, J.D. and John G. Allelo, J.D. Tardive Dyskinesia Litigation - Somebody's Gotta Do It!


Workshops V (1:30 - 3 PM)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Austin Peter Stastny, M.D. and Tom Behrendt, J.D. Strategies for Cross-Examining Psychiatrists in "Mental Health" Proceedings
Executive David Popiel, J.D. The Year in Fair Housing Law
Congress Susan Stefan, J.D., Jennifer Mathis, J.D., Lucy Wood, J.D. and Dale Boam, J.D. Bringing ADA Litigation on Behalf of Deaf Clients
Bouquets Carolyn Salisbury, J.D. Not Seen and Not Heard: Children Committed to Institutions
Liberty Vikki Gilbert and Oryx Cohen

* Freedom Center: How to Form a Local Support and Activist Community

Senate Gail Hornstein, Ph.D.

* Hearing Voices Groups: An Innovative Alternative to Understanding and Coping with "Hallucinations"



Workshops VI (8:30 - 10 AM)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
Congress John Breeding, Ph.D. A Legislative Success Tale: Successful Change of Mental Health Policy and Law
Bouquets Al Siebert, Ph.D. The Minds of Psychiatrists Research Project
Liberty James Gottstein, J.D. The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights: Progress and Directions
Senate Beth Mitchell, J.D. and Aaryce Hayes, M.S.W.

*† Controlling Your Treatment: Advance Directives


Workshops VII (10:30 - noon)

Room Presenter(s) Workshop Title
TBA Leah Harris, Katherine Hodges, and Jenny Rogue

* Strategies and Visions for Youth Education

Congress Judi Chamberlin and Celia Brown The U.N. Meeting on a Disability Convention
Bouquets Linda Andre and Doug Cameron


Liberty Bill Stewart, and Maureen Fitzgerald, M.S.W. NARPA/NAPAS: Continuing the Dialogue
Senate Dennis Feld, J.D. and Kim Darrow, J.D. Death of the Least Restrictive Alternative

* Note: 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.