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Outreach Partnership Program 2014 Annual Meeting: Agenda

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Opening Plenary: State of Mental Health Research

  • Thomas Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Keynote Address: Improving Behavioral Health in the Era of Healthcare Reform

  • Sherry Glied, Ph.D., Dean, New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Partner Sharing Session

Plenary: Use of Technology in Mental Health Interventions

  • Introductory Remarks and Moderator, David Chambers, D. Phil., Chief, Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch, NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research
  • Behavioral Intervention Technologies to Extend Behavioral and Psychological Care, David Mohr, Ph.D., Director, Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Innovative Mobile Technologies for Veterans’ Mental Health, Julia Hoffman, Psy.D., National Director for Mobile Health, Mental Health Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Panel Discussion: Communicating About Mental Health: Successes and Opportunities

  • Moderator, Jim McElroy, Senior Public Affairs Specialist, Science Writing, Press and Dissemination Branch (SWPD), NIMH Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications (OSPPC)

Panel Members:

  • Alissa Gallagher, M.P.H., Branch Chief, SWPD, NIMH OSPPC
  • Rebecca Glathar, Executive Director, NAMI Utah
  • Katie Mason, M.A., L.P.C., Program Director, Public Education and Disaster Mental Health, Mental Health America of Illinois
  • Karen LaPlante, Director of Community Relations, Mental Health Association in Tulsa

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Plenary: Advancing Early Detection and Intervention in Psychosis

  • Implementing First Episode Psychosis Services in the Community: Life After RAISE Connection, Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, and Director, Center for Practice Innovations, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • NIMH Early Prediction and Prevention of Psychosis Research Initiative, Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, Director, NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research

Plenary: Supporting People in Reclaiming Their Lives: The Roles of Peer Support and Shared Decision-Making

  • An Overview of Peer Support: History and Effectiveness, Larry Davidson, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
  • Two Exemplars of Peer Support: Shared Decision-Making and Illness Management and Recovery, Michelle Salyers, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology Program, Psychology Department, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and Co-Director, ACT Center of Indiana

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT A — Communications Response to Tragic Events: Lessons Learned

  • Mira Signer, M.S.W., Executive Director, NAMI Virginia
  • Donna Fox, Program Director, NAMI Minnesota
  • Kaitlin Abell, Public Health Advisor, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Mary Jacksteit, J.D., National Partner Coordinator, Creating Community Solutions

BREAKOUT B — Implementing Crisis Intervention Teams: Lessons Learned from Three Communities

  • Rebecca Glathar, Executive Director, NAMI Utah
  • Phyllis Arends, R.N., Executive Director, NAMI Sioux Falls
  • Jill King, Associate Executive Director, Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky and Southwest Ohio

Plenary: Establishing Standards for Psychotherapeutics

  • Philip Wang, M.D., Dr.P.H., Deputy Director, NIMH

Plenary: Bringing Community Voice to the Research Process

  • Engaging Patients throughout the Research Process, Sue Sheridan, M.B.A, M.I.M., Director of Patient Engagement, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
  • Building Effective Community-Academic Collaboration, Dan Aune, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Executive Director, Mental Health America of Montana and Holly Kiger, R.N., M.N., C.N.S., Research Navigator, Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Thursday, April 3, 2014

NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Update

  • Diana Morales, M.P.H., Director, NIMH Outreach Partnership Program

Closing Plenary: Updates from the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

  • A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention, Jane Pearson, Ph.D., Chair, NIMH Suicide Research Consortium and Sherry Molock, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, George Washington University
  • Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System, Deb Stone, Sc.D., M.S.W., M.P.H., Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and James Wright, M.S., L.C.P.C., Public Health Advisor, Suicide Prevention Branch, Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress and Special Programs, CMHS, SAMHSA