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APA Miniconvention

Towards A Better Working Alliance: Consumers, Psychologists, & Survivors

Consumers & Psychologists in Dialogue

All presentations in Room 208
Hynes Convention Center, Boston

This major APA Miniconvention consists of many sessions throughout Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 20-22. Note especially the final Town Hall Meeting.

Miniconvention Co-chairs

Ronald F. Levant
Catherine Accuff
Bob Coursey
Ron Bassman (RadPsyNet Member)


Program Number 1: Opening Presentation

8/20/99 Friday 10:00 - 10:50

Ron Levant, EdD.
3301 College Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
rlevant@aol.com
 
Robert D. Coursey, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Consumer/Professional roles: What works best for recovery?

Lydia J. Lewis
Executive Director
National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association
730 N. Franklin Street - Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610
NDMDA@aol.com

Discussants

Fred Frese, Ph.D.
283 Hartford Dr.
Hudson, Ohio 44236-2725
fjfrese@akron.infi.net
 
Ron Bassman, Ph.D.
13 ARDEN CRAIG DRIVE
Albany NY 12203
corarxb@omh.state.ny.us
 


Program Number 2: Conversation Hour: Psychologists diagnosed with major mental illness discuss problems and insights

1:00 - 1:50 Friday, 8/21/99

Panel members:
Ron Bassman, Ph.D.
corarxb@omh.state.ny.us
 
Fred Frese, Ph.D.
fjfrese@akron.infi.net
 
Ellen Cohen, Ph.D.
Coordinator Psychotherapy Unit, Adult Services
The Durham Center
314 West Trinity
Durham NC 27701
ecww@aol.com

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Program Number 3: Recovery: Evidence from Research and Personal Reports.

2:00 - 3:50 Sat. 8/21/99

Chair: William A. Anthony, Ph.D.
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
940 Commonwealth Ave., West
Boston, MA 02215

Historical Research Evidence for Recovery

LeRoy Spaniol, Ph.D.
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
940 Commonwealth Ave., West
Boston, MA 02215

Current Research Evidence for Recovery

Cheryl Gagne, M.S.
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
940 Commonwealth Ave., West
Boston, MA 02215

Personal Experience of Recovery

Moe Armstrong, M.A., M.B.A.
10 Laurel St., #4
Cambridge, MA 02139

Discussant

Donald K. Freedheim, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106-7123
dkf@po.cwru.edu


Program Number 4: Competencies for Staff Working with Adults with Severe Mental illness

11:00 -11:50 Sat. 8/21/99
 
Chair: Dale L. Johnson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
4800 Calhoun
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5341
dljohnson@uh.edu

Provider Competencies for Working with People with Severe Mental Illness.

Robert D. Coursey, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
coursey@bss3.umd.edu
 

Critical Provider Competencies from a Consumer/Survivor Perspective.

Jean Campbell, Ph.D.
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
National Center for Consumer Studies & Training
University of Missouri--Columbia
5247 Fyler Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63139-1361

Cultural competencies for working with people with severe mental illness.

Courtenay Harding, Ph.D.
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
P.O. Box 9752
1540 30th St. RL-2
Boulder CO 80301

Discussants

Shery Mead, MSW
Executive Director
Stepping Stone Peer Support & Crisis Respite
P.O. Box 684
Claremont, NH 03743
 
Corey Habben, Psy.D.
Institute for Personal Development
1401 Lakewood Dr., Suite A
Morris, IL 60450
chabben@juno.com

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Program Number 5: Women consumers/survivors and Psychologists' Diaglogue: A New Look at Trauma.

11:00 - 12:50 Fri. 8/20/99
 
Co-chairs:
Lillian Comas-Díaz, Ph.D.
Transcultural Mental Health Institute
1301 20th St. N.W. Suite 711
Washington, DC 20036
cultura@erols.com
 
Roberta L. Nutt, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director, Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program
Department of Psychology and Philosophy
P. O. Box 425470
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204-5470
F_Nutt@twu.edu

Trauma prevalence in women with SMI: Research findings.

Lisa Goodman, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Boston College

Trauma Survivors: The New Women of the Asylum

Maxine Harris, Ph.D.
Clinical Director, Community Connections
Washington, DC

Breaking the Silence: Women, violence and trauma

Laura Prescott
PO Box 266
Worthington, MA 01098
 
Celia Brown
Director of PEER Specialist Services
New York State Office of Mental Health
75 Morton St., 7th floor
New York, New York 10014
 
Kathleen M. Lynch, R.N., M.A.
New York State Office of Mental Health

Western field Office

400 Forrest Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14213

Discussant

Dorothy Cantor, Psy. D.
Former APA President
526 East Road
Westview, NJ 07090-2116
docdot@aol.com


Program Number 6 : College Students With Psychiatric Impairments: Barriers And Supports

10:00 - 10:50, Sun. 8/22/99
 
Chair: Carol T. Mowbray, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
cmowbray@umich.edu

Issues Faced by students with Psychiatric Impairments on College Campuses

Deborah Megivern, M.S.W.
University of Michigan, School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
give@umich.edu

Academic Support for Students with Psychiatric Impairments

Patrice Nemec, Psy.D.
Boston University, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
635 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

PEER SUPPORTS AND ADVOCACY FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS WITh PSYCHIATRIC IMPAIRMENTS

Natasha Verhage, B. A.
SOS Community Service Administration
Ann Arbor, Mi 48109
natashaj@umich.edu

Discussants

SHERY MEAD, MSW
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
STEPPING STONE PEER SUPPORT & CRISIS RESPITE
P.O. B0X 684
CLAREMONT, NH 03743
 
Judith E. N. Albino, Ph.D.
California School of Professional Psychology
2728 Hyde Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94109
jalbino@mail.cspp.edu

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Program Number 7: Innovative Services: Consumer and Psychologist Run/Co-Run

2:00 - 3:50 Fri. 8/20/99

Symposium
 
Chair: Richard H. Hunter, Ph.D.
APA Member
10202 Briggs Road
Marion IL 62959
rhunter@midwest.net
 

Therapeutic Contracting: Establishing collaboration between consumers and clincians.

Robert K. Heinssen, Ph.D.
Chestnut Lodge Hospital
500 West Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
RKHeintz@aol.com
 

Family to Family: A trauma/recovery model of family education.

Joyce C. Burland, Ph.D.
844 Stage Rd.
Halifax, Vermont 05358

Consumer Run Services

Moe Armstrong, M.A., M.B.A.
10 Laurel St., #4
Cambridge, MA 02139

Innovative Interventions in Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Ruth Hughes, Ph.D.
Executive Director of IAPSRS
10025 Governor Warfield Parkway
Columbia MD 21044
IAPSRS33@aol.com
 
HARVEY ROSENTHAL
NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION SERVICES
1 COLUMBIA PLACE
ALBANY, NY 12207

Discussants

DARBY J. PENNY
DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF RECIPIENT AFFAIRS
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
44 HOLLAND
ALBANY NY 12229
 
Ron Fox Ph.D.
The Consulting Group
104 South Estes Drive, Suite 301
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
RonaldF625@AOL.com
 


Program Number 8: Serious Mental Illness: Family Issues and interventions

9:00 - 9:50 Sat. 8/21/99

Chair: Diane T. Marsh, Ph.D.
Dept. of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg,
1150 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601
dtm3@pop.pitt.edu

Participants

June R. Husted, Ph.D. (Moderator)
Address: 27806 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
jhusted@ucla.edu

"Schizophrenia: Family Issues and Interventions"

Harriet P. Lefley, Ph.D.
Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, D 29, PO Box 16960,
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101
hplefley@aol.com

"Bipolar Disorder: Family Issues and Interventions"

Diane T. Marsh, Ph.D.

"Serious Emotional Disturbance: Family Issues and Interventions"

Valerie J. Cook-Morales, Ph.D.
Address: School Psychology Program, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182
vcmorale@mail.sdsu.edu

Discussants

Norman Abeles, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
129 Psychology Research Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1117
abeles@pilot.msu.edu

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Program Number 9: Dialogues in the States: Connecting State Associations with Consumers

9:00 - 9:50 Fri. 8/20/99

Co- Chairs:
Catherine Acuff, Ph.D.
APA Fellow
1429 Templeton Place
Rockville, MD 20852
cacuff@samhsa.gov
 
Sandra E. Tars, Ph.D.
Director of Quality Improvement
Hutchings Psychiatric Center
620 Madison Street
Syracuse NY 13210-2319
huisset@gw.omh.state.ny.us

The Federal Model: Consumers and Psychologists in Dialogue

Catherine Acuff, Ph.D.

Planning the Dialogue: The Pennsylvania Experience

Diane T. Marsh

Collaboration in Creating a Dialogue: The NYSPA Experience

Joel A. Dvoskin, Ph.D.
University of Arizona Colleges of Law and Medicine
5174 N. Via de la Lanza
Tucson, AZ 85750-7077
Joelthed@aol.com
 
Diane Brenner, M.A.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
New York State Psychological Association
6 Executive Park Drive
Albany, NY 12203-3790
nyspa@nyspa.org; dbrenner@wizvax.net

When Psychologists and Consumers Talk: Outcomes for Psychologists

Sandra E. Tars, Ph.D.
Director of Quality Improvement
Hutchings Psychiatric Center
620 Madison Street
Syracuse NY 13210-2319
huisset@gw.omh.state.ny.us

When Psychologists and Consumers Talk: Outcomes for Consumers

Laura Prescott
PO Box 266
Worthington, MA 01098

Discussant

Russ Newman, J. D., Ph.D.
Executive Director
APA Practice Directorate
750 First St. NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
rnewman@apa.org


Program Number 10: Dialogue and Collaboration Between Consumers and Psychologists: Next Steps

1:00 - 1:50 Sun. 8/22/99

Town Hall Meeting


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