NARPA's 2017 Annual Rights Conference

Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, ME
September 6 - 9, 2017

NARPA's 2017 Annual Rights Conference

Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, ME
September 6-9, 2017

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Perlin, J.D.
Author, legal scholar, & internationally recognized disability law expert

Earl Miller
Community Supports Coordinator, Western Mass Recovery Learning Community

Kathy Flaherty, J.D.
Executive Director, Connecticut Legal Rights Project

David Cohen, Ph.D.
Social Work Professor, University of California, Los Angeles; author of Mad Science: Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis & Drugs

Robert Dinerstein, J.D.
American University's Washington College of Law
Professor of Law & Dean of Experiential Education, author, Director of the Disability Rights Law Clinic
Significant Developments in Mental Health Law – 2017

Tim Clune, J.D., litigator, Executive Director, Disability Rights New York

For more than 30 years, NARPA has provided an educational conference with inspiring keynoters and outstanding workshops. We learn from each other and come together as a community committed to social justice for people with psychiatric labels & developmental disabilities.

Holiday Inn by the Bay

Portland, Maine

Hotel Rate: $139 for single/double

Conference Fee: $425 (includes all conference activities and three breakfasts, two lunches, one reception)

Approved by the Maine Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 19 hours of social work CEUs.
Approved for 19 hours of CLE credits by the Board of Overseers of the Bar in Maine (transferable to most CLE programs)

Conference begins with Wednesday evening reception & ends Saturday noon.

The hotel deadline for reserving rooms at the discounted NARPA room rate has passed. Room rates may be more expensive. If there are no rooms available at the conference hotel, there are several hotels within a one mile radius. We suggest you call the Holiday Inn by the Bay (207-775-2311) or check here for information on rooms at this hotel and others nearby.

Check NARPA's website at for conference updates.