September 3-6, 2014

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel SeaTac Airport Seattle, Washington

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18 Hours Social Work CEUs Available; CLEs pending   

Conference Keynotes

Paula J. Caplan Clinical and Research Psychologist and Author, including They Say You're Crazy and When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans There Are No Rules About Psychiatric Diagnosis...And That Must End![

[Claudia Center, J.D.](/bios/center) Senior Staff Attorney, National ACLU Disability Rights Program Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law

Irit Shimrat and Author of Call Me Crazy: Stories from the Mad Movement

[David Cohen](/bios/cohen.david) Social Work Professor, University of California, Los Angeles and CoAuthor of Mad Science: Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis & Drugs: American Psychosis or Mad Science?  What A Care System for Seriously Distressed People Might Look Like

Dennis Feld, J.D. & Arthur Baer, J.D. [NY Mental Hygiene Legal Service Special Litigation & Appeals Unit [The Twilight of Liberty: Psychiatric Outpatient Supervision & Control and Diminished Spheres of Personal Autonomy--an Expanding Front in the War for Personal Liberty Sam Bagenstos, J.D. [ Significant Developments in Mental Health Law, 2013-14​ ][Professor, University of Michigan School of Law & former Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

Film Screenings from Directors & Filmmakers

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) units and Social Work CEUs will be available.

Advocate/attorney workshop presenters emphasizing NARPA's mission of advocacy and civil rights: Jennifer Mathis, Oryx Cohen, Diane Smith Howard, Jim Gottstein, Jan E. Friedman, Bill Stewart, Tina Minkowitz, Alexandra Adame, Mike Subit, Anupa Iyer Geevarghese, Margot Mendelson,Beckie Child, Darby Penney, Steven Morgan, Carolyn Pettit-Lange, Jan E. Friedman, Martha Lafferty, Heather McKimmie, Emily Cooper, J. Michael Diaz, Kathy Wilde, Ann Kasper, Rachael Seevers, David Walker, Pamela Cohen, the keynote speakers, and others.

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Note:****Presentations, presenters, and scheduled times are subject to change.

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Link to Full Schedule