Workshops for NARPA 2002: Rights Under Siege

Detailed Daily Workshop Schedule

Please note: Although this schedule is based on the best information available on the date that it has been uploaded (November 7, 2002), some 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.

Friday

Workshops I (10:30 - noon)

John Breeding, Ph.D., Director, Texans For Safe Education. Workshop Title: An Ongoing Call To Legislative Action: Stop The Mass Drugging of Our Children

Ira Burnim, J.D., Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Workshop Title: Deinstitutionalizing the Community: The Next Challenge

Shannon Minter, J.D., Legal Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Susan Aranoff, J.D. of the Connecticut Legal Rights Project, and Jan Costello, J.D., Professor of Law, Loyola Law School. Panel title: Pathologizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Homophobia and Transphobia in the Mental Health System

Darby Penney, Director of Historical Projects, New York State Office of Mental Health (moderator); Oryx Cohen, Support Coalition International (SCI) Oral History Project; Steven Periard, New York's C/S/X Oral History Project; Leah Harris, SCI Oral History Project, and Celia Brown, Director of Peer Specialist Services, NYC Field Office of Mental Health. Workshop Title: Documenting the History of Our Movement: Oral Histories

Susan Stefan, J.D., of the Center for Public Representation. Topic: Emergency rooms

Sally Zinman, Executive Director, California Network of Mental Health Clients and Laura Cain, J.D., of Maryland Disability Law Center. Workshop Title: The Fight Against Forced Treatment: A discussion on the recent battles against expanding involuntary treatment in California and Maryland

 

Workshops II (1:30 - 3 PM)

Michael Allen, J.D. of Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Workshop Title: New Developments in the "Bundling" of Housing and Services

Ira Burnim, J.D., Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Workshop Title: Proposals in Congress to Amend the ADA: What Advocates Should Know

Jan Costello, J.D., Professor of Law, Loyola Law School. Workshop Title: Ethical Issues in Advocacy and Legal Representation of Child and Teen Clients

Jacki McKinney, National People of Color Consumer/Survivor of Network; and Celia Brown, NARPA Board Member & Director of Peer Specialist Services, NYC Field Office of Mental Health. Workshop Title: Cultural Competency: Recognition of Recovery in Diverse Cultures

Loren Mosher, M.D., Soteria Associates, and Robert Whitaker, author, Mad in America. Workshop Title: Understanding Big Pharma

Pat Risser, NARPA President and Office of Consumer Technical Assistance Training Associate. Workshop Title: Recognizing and Overcoming Internalized Oppression

 

Workshops III (3:30 - 5 PM)

Susan Aranoff, J.D. of the Connecticut Legal Rights Project; Laura Cain, J.D., of Maryland Disability Law Center; Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D., Medical Director, Salem Hospital; and Rupert Goetz, M.D., Medical Director, Clackamas Co. Topic: Legal and Clinical Perspectives on Eliminating the Deadly and Psychologically Damaging Practice of Restraint and Seclusion.

Lisa F. Daniels. Workshop Title: "Breaking the Chains" video presentation and discussion

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

Andy Imparato, J.D., President, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Chris Griffin, J.D., Disability Law Center, Boston MA. Panel topic: Cross-Disability Coalition Work

Tammy Seltzer, J.D., of Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Topic: Mental health courts

Kathie Zatkin, J.D., System Liaison, Alameda County Network of Mental Health Clients. Workshop Title: Ethical Dilemmas: Are We Rationalizing Away Our Rights? Coercion as consent and other disturbing trends

 

Saturday

Workshops IV (10:30 - noon)

Laurie Ahern and Daniel Fisher, M.D., Ph. D., Co-Directors of the National Empowerment Center. Workshop Title: Implementing a Pace/Recovery Philosophy

Patricia Backlar, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Bioethics, Portland State University and Loren Mosher, M.D., Soteria Associates. Discussant: Robert Whitaker, author, Mad in America. Workshop Title: Ethical and Policy Issues in Human Subject Research

Tina Minkowitz, J.D and Celia Brown, NARPA Board Member. Workshop Title: The "International Convention on Disability" and our Human Rights

Darby Penney, Director of Historical Projects, New York State Office of Mental Health, and Peter Stastny, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Workshop Title: Lost Cases, Forgotten Lives: The Willard Suitcases

Michael Perlin, J.D., Professor of Law, New York Law School. Workshop Title: Godinez v. Moran and Trial Competencies: Exploring New Frontiers

Ron Schraiber, Director of Consumer Affairs, Los Angeles Co. Dept. of Mental Health. Workshop Title: Taking Back Our Lives: Organizing Campaigns Involving Employment, Media, and Programming

 

Workshops V (1:30 - 3 PM)

Lyn Blackshaw, Ph.D., of Oregon Mental Health and Addiction Services, Janice Perciano, and Benita Presley. Workshop Title: Establishing Trauma-Free Care.

Mayer Shevin, Ph.D., Facilitated Communication Institute Associate, and Lisa A. Lieberman, MSW, LCSW, Board Member, Autism National Committee. Workshop Title: Dispatches from the DD Front

Al Siebert, Ph.D., author of The Survivor Personality. Workshop Title: Resiliency Skills for Surviving the System and Making Things Better

Linda Sisson, R.N. Workshop Title: Twelve-Step Coercion: Legal and Ethical Issues

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

 

Workshops VI (3:30 - 5 PM)

Michael Allen, J.D. of Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Workshop Title: A New Vision of Public Mental Health: Creating a Legally Enforceable Entitlement to Voluntary Mental Health Services and Supports

Patricia Backlar, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Bioethics, Portland State University and Michele Magar, Magar & Milstein. Workshop Title: Psychiatric Advance Directives: Solution or Hazard?

Kermit Brown, Human Rights Officer, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. Workshop Title: Role and Responsibilities of the Advocate

Dennis B. Feld, J.D., and Kim L. Darrow, J.D. of Mental Hygiene Legal Service, NY. Workshop Title: Evolving Standards of Dangerousness in Forensic Commitment Cases

Joanne Greenberg, author and Gail Hornstein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Mt. Holyoke College. Workshop Title: The Right to Effective Treatment

David Oaks, Director of Support Coalition International, with Judi Chamberlin and Mickey Weinberg, MSW, SCI Board Members. Workshop Title: People's True Freedom Commission: Resist Bush Administration Attacks on our Rights!

 

Sunday

Workshops VII (10:30 - noon)

R. Drake Ewbank of SAFE, Inc. Workshop Title: Transcending Medical Model Realities

Pearl Johnson, County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health. Workshop Title: Pearl's Story A Consumer's Perspective on the Need for Culturally Competent Services

Stephen Mathieu, J.D., of the Oregon Advocacy Center. Topic: The investigation of the death of Mejia Poot

Peter Stastny, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Workshop Title: Polypharmacy: The Latest Psychiatric Fashion

 

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