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2013 NAMI MARYLAND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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2013 NAMI Maryland Conference

 

Our 2013 Annual Conference took place on Friday and Saturday, October 18th and 19th, at the Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt in Towson, Maryland.  Below are just some of the workshop and plenary presentations that were featured at the 2013 Conference. 

 

Making the Case for Integrated Care: Effective Screening, Brief Intervention, Referrals to Treatment

Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D, UMBC, Dept. of Psychology, Center for Community Collaboration

W. Henry Gregory, Ph.D, Associate Director, UMBC, Dept. of Psychology, Center for Community Collaboration

Letitia Travaglini, M.A., Graduate Research Assistant, UMBC, Dept. of Psychology, Center for Community Collaboration

Catherine Corno, B.A, Graduate Research Assistant, UMBC, Dept. of Psychology, Center for Community Collaboration

 

How to Convince Someone to Get Psychiatric Help

Mark S. Komrad M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Director of Ethics at Sheppard Pratt, Instructor in Psychiatry Johns Hopkins

 

Permanent Supportive Housing: A Key Ingredient to Recovery for Consumers

Andrew Sperling, Director of Federal Legislative Advocacy for the National Alliance on Mental Illness

 

Struggling with Your Weight: Three Steps for Lifelong Success for You or a Loved One  

Joseph V. Gennusa III, PhD, RDN, LDN, Research Study Director, Johns Hopkins University ProHealth  

Meghan Oefinger BS, HFS, IDEAL Co-Intervention Director at Johns Hopkins University

Stacy Goldsholl, IDEAL Co-Intervention Director, Johns Hopkins University

 

Expediting SSI/SSDI clains through the Maryland SOAR system

Marian Bland, LCSW-C , Director, Office of Special Needs Populations, Mental Hygiene Administration

Caroline Bolas, MSW, MS Office of Special Needs Populations, Mental Hygiene Administration

 

Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders

LaToya Nkongolo, LGSW, CAC-AD, CCDP, Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board

 

Schizophrenia in Teenagers and Young Adults

Russ Margolis, M.D., Director, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Program

Krista  Baker, LCPC, Supervisor, Bayview Johns Hopkins Child Community Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Bayview

Thomas Sedlak, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Clinical Schizophrenia Program, Johns Hopkins

 

Implementing the Affordable Care Act in Maryland -What's at Stake for People Living with Serious Mental illness and Their Families

Andrew Sperling, Director of Federal Legislative Advocacy for the National Alliance on Mental Illness

 

Road Map to Better Services:  Five Ways Families Can Work Smarter with Doctors, Schools, Insurers, and Agencies

Wendy Besmann, Project Director, Team Up for Families/Melton Hill Media               

 

Living Well and Supporting Relatives with Mental Illness 

Clarissa Netter, Mainstream Recovery Consultants

Dolphus Dixon, Mainstream Recovery Consultants

De'Vaki Leonard, Mainstream Recovery Consultants

Precious Stevens, Mainstream Recovery Consultants

 

Plenary Speakers: 

Maryland's Health Care Reform Implementation: Status and Update

Carolyn A. Quattrocki, Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Health Care Reform