October 24, 2014

SARDAA’s Annual Conference

“Call To Action: Shattering Stigma”

Rochester, NY.  StayBridge Hotel

Staybridge Suites


Friday, October 24, 2014

Call to Action: Shattering Stigma

Time Event – Events take place in Rapids Room (lower level) unless otherwise noted
8:30-9:15 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:15-9:30 AM Opening Statements
Welcome – Eric Caine, Chair Department of Psychiatry & Linda Stalters, Executive Director, SARDAA
9:30-10:30 AM Keynote
Dr. Matcheri Keshavan – Overview of Schizophrenia- related Illnesses. Current Research & Management
10:30-10:45 AM Break
10:45-11:30 AM Dr. Steve Lamberti – The Rochester FACT Model:  Toward an Evidence-Based Practice
11:30-12:15 AM Ask the Doctor:  Drs. Keshavan & Lamberti take questions from the audience.
12:15–12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-1:15 PM Luncheon Panel: From Arrest to Prosecution: Understanding the System
Don Kamin, PhD – Crisis Intervention Team Programs
Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD – Working the System
Judge Jack Elliott – Mental Health Courts
1:15-1:30 PM Transition to Workshops
1:30-2:30 PM Workshop 1A
Family Engagement
Tom Jewell, PhD – A Brother’s Perspective
Susan Sheena – Through the Eyes of a Mother
Workshop 1B – Castletown Room
SA Group
2:30-2:45 PM PM Snack
2:45-3:45 PM Workshop 2A
Patient Advisory Boards – Do They Matter?
Caroline Nestro
Workshop 3B – Castletown Room
Family Support Group
3:45-4:15 PM Capstone – Margery Wakefield – Where Do We Go From Here?
4:15-4:30 PM Networking

The Joanne Verbanic Award
Shattering Stigma – Realizing Recovery Award
Volunteer of the Year Award
Media Award

5:00-7:00 PM



Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities [PDF]