Pat Risser has extensive experience as a trainer, facilitator, consultant and mental health advocate. His special expertise is the topic of "recovery" from mental illness. He has developed an exemplary educational curriculum designed to assist persons with psychiatric disabilities to obtain employment in the mental health field and is the author of the "Crisis Recovery Individual Support Plan" (CRISP), a model to help mental health clients manage their symptoms while pursuing their goals. Pat has served on the faculty of McLauren Graduate School of Management at the University of San Francisco and is currently a Training Associate with OCTA (Oregon Consumer/ Survivor Technical Assistance) and is President of the Board of Directors of NARPA (National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy).
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NARPA 2002 Registration form in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format (96K download)
NARPA 2002 Conference Registration Information
NARPA 2002 Preliminary Schedule
NARPA 2002 Conference Information - Summer Rights Tenet
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