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Outreach Partnership Program 2016 Annual Meeting: Agenda

July 19-21, 2016
Bethesda, Maryland

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Welcome and Introductions

  • Diana Morales, M.P.H., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outreach Partnership Program
  • Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D., Acting NIMH Deputy Director
  • Phyllis Quartey-Ampofo, M.P.H., Acting Director, NIMH Office of Constituency Relations and Public Liaison

Plenary: North American Prodromal Longitudinal Study: Can We Predict Psychosis?

  • Kristin Cadenhead, M.D., Principal Investigator and Director of the Cognitive Assessment and Risk Evaluation Program, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego

Plenary: State of Suicide: The Path Forward

  • Latest Trends and Research Updates, Jane Pearson, Ph.D., Chair, NIMH Suicide Research Consortium
  • Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Reducing Teen Suicide Rates, David Brent, M.D., Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies and Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Concept Clearances: Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes and Aggregating Existing Data Sets for Secondary Analyses, Jane Pearson, Ph.D.

Partner Sharing Session Part I

Plenary: Innovations in Depression Treatment

  • Advances in Device-Based Treatments: New Hope for Medication-Resistant Depression and Other Conditions, Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Director, NIMH Division of Translational Research and Director, Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch (ETPB)
  • Advancements in Treating Refractory Depression, Lawrence Park, A.M., M.D.,Chief, Medical Research Unit, NIMH ETPB

Plenary: Mindfulness and the Science Behind It

  • Rezvan Ameli, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, NIMH ETPB

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Plenary: State of Mental Health Research and the NIMH

  • Bruce N. Cuthbert, Ph.D., Acting Director, NIMH

Plenary: Public Health Approaches to Shortening the Duration of Untreated Psychosis: Community Education and Outreach

  • Introductory Remarks, Susan Azrin, Ph.D., Program Chief, Primary Care Research Program, NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research
  • LA CLAve to Increase Psychosis Literacy in Spanish-Speaking Communities, Steven R. López, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Social Work, University of Southern California
  • Population-based Early Intervention for Psychosis: The STEP Program, Vinod Srihari, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Training, Yale School of Medicine

Partner Sharing Session II

Plenary: Reducing Mental health Disparities: Improving Access to Care

  • Reducing Mental Health Disparities: Overview of the Science, Charlene E. Le Fauve, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
  • Bringing Sustainable and Culturally Appropriate Services to Tribal Communities, Dan Aune, M.S.W., Executive Director, Mental Health America (MHA) of Montana
  • The California Reducing Disparities Project: Partnering with Communities to Transform the System, Stacie Hiramoto, M.S.W., Director of the Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition, MHA California

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout A – Addressing Mental Health in the Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Settings

  • Jenna Mehnert, M.S.W., Executive Director, NAMI Maine
  • Peggy Huppert, Executive Director, NAMI Iowa

Breakout B – Addressing the Intersection of Trauma and Mental Health

  • Paloma Bayona, Program Director, NAMI Connecticut
  • Rocio Chang, Psy.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Plenary: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Anthony P. Mannarino, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine

Plenary: NIMH Communications and Outreach Update

  • NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Update, Diana Morales, M.P.H.
  • NIMH Communications Update, Natalie Zeigler, M.S., Senior Content Strategist, Science Writing, Press, and Dissemination Branch, NIMH Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications