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2015 NAMI MARYLAND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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2015 NAMI Maryland Annual Conference

 

The 2015 NAMI Maryland took place on October 16-17, 2015 at the Conference Center at Sheppard-Pratt located at 6501 N. Charles Street, Towson, MD 21204.

 

Below are some of the presentations that were delivered during the 2-day event.


Changing and Maintaining  Culture of Safety for Staff and Patients

Karin Taylor, PMH, CNS, BC, Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

Coordinated Specialty Care for Young People Experiencing Early Psychosis and Their Families: A Panel Discussion

Robert Buchanan, Maryland Pychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Steven Reeder, Behavioral Health Administration, maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Amy Goldstein, Child and Adolescent Preventive Intervention Program, National Institute of Mental Health


Expediting SSI/SSDI Claims: The Maryland SOAR Program

Caroline Bolas, Director, SOAR Initiative and State SOAR Lead, Behavioral Health Administration

Bilqis Rock, Lead SOAR Specialist, Health Care for the Homeless

 

Knowing Your Civil Rights

Keith Merkey, Education and Outreach Associate, Maryland Commission on Civil Rights

 

Early Detection and Identification of Psychosis in Young People: The Maryland Early Identification Program

Gloria Reeves, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Robert BuchananMaryland Pychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Ann Hackman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

Making Work Work: Bridges to Successful Employment

Stacy Seymore, Proram Director, Maryland Employment Network

Bette Stewart, Training Specialist, UMB School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry


Opiod Overdose Response Training

Emily Heinlein, MPH, Director of Public Health Initiatives, Behavioral Health System Baltimore

 

Understanding the Change Process: A Workshop for Providers, Support Systems and People Making Change

Rachel Hendricks, LCSW-C, Center for Eating Disorders

 

Clinical Management and Novel Research Directions in Treatment-Resistant Depression

Minkyung Park, MD, National Institute of Mental Health

 

Mindfulness Meditation: A Resource for Mental Health Recovery

Beth Terrance, Holistic Recovery Pathways

 

Housing Options and Resources: Opening the Door to Recovery

Russell Springham, LCSW-C, Case Management and Housing Coordinator, Behavioral Health Administration

 

Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Mental Illness: Have the Conversation

Loreen Rugle, PhD, Program Director, Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling

 

Maryland's Commitment to Veterans - Meeting Behavioral Health Needs of Veterans

Shauna Donahue, Director, Maryland's Commitment to Veterans

David Galloway, Central Regional Resource Coordinator, Maryland's Commitment to Veterans


The Value of Integrating Peer Recovery Support Services

John Winslow, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD-MD), Recovery Leadership Program Coordinator

 

Early Psychosis, Recognition and Intervention Options and Updates

Elliot Hong, MD, Director, First Episode Clinic, University of Maryalnd School of Medicine

 

Maryland Healthy Transitions: Enhancing Services and Supports for Transition Age Youth (TAY) With or At Risk for Serious Mental Health

Kristin Wright, MD-HT Project Director, Behavioral Health Administration DHMH


Policy and Advocacy: Fighting Insurance Discrimination

Jess Honke, Policy and Advocacy Director, NAMI Maryland

 

Crisis Intervention and Safety

Karin Taylor, PMH, CNS, BC, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

Back to the Future: Understanding Maryland's Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

John Winslow, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD-MD), Recovery Leadership Program Coordinator


Writing and Journaling: A Tool for Recovery

Beth Terrence, Holistic Recovery Pathways

 

Policy and Advocacy: Improving Access and Reducing Barriers

Jess Honke, Policy and Advocacy Director, NAMI Maryland

 

The Power of Mindfulness and Readical Acceptance Skills: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Approach in the Treatment of Mental Illness

Craig Boas, LCSW, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard-Pratt

 

The Ripple Effect: Smoking in Behavioral Health Populations and the Impact on the Family-Health Implications and Future Directions

Carlo DiClemente, PhD, Director, Maryland Resource Center fo Quitting Use and Initiation of Tobacco

Meagan Graydon, Graduate Assistant, Maryland Resource Center for Quitting Use and Initiation of Tobacco

 

Prescribing Nature Play for a Healthier Life

Phyllis Washington, Special Education Teacher, Jefferson School at Finan Center

Shelley Miller, Co-Owner, Get Out and Play! Outfitters