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October 24, 2014

SARDAA’s Annual Conference

“Call To Action: Shattering Stigma”

Rochester, NY.  StayBridge Hotel

Staybridge Suites

 Tentative Agenda:

8:30 AM – Registration

9:15 AM – Opening Statements by Dr. Eric Caine, Chair of Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, and Linda Stalters, President of SARDAA

9:30 AM – Keynote #1 by Dr. Matcheri Keshavan, “Overview of Schizophrenia-Related Illnesses: Current Research and Management”

10:40 AM – Dr. Tracey Skale, “Understanding the Hierarchy of Needs: Homelessness” followed by “Ask the Doctors”

11:45 AM – Keynote #2 by Dr. Steve Lamberti, “Findings from a Randomized Control Trial: Does Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Work?”

12:20 PM – Luncheon Panel, “From Arrest to Prosecution: How to Work the System” with Don Kamin – “Crisis Response Teams,” Catherine Cerulli, J.D., Ph.D. – “Working the System,” and Judge Jack Elliott – “Mental Health Courts”

1:30 PM – Workshops: “Family Engagement,” “SA Group,” “Patient Advisory Boards: Do They Matter?”

3:45 PM – Capstone by Margery Wakefield, “Where Do We Go From Here?”

4:15 PM – Networking

5:00 – 7:00 PM – Celebration with Keynote by Dr. Fredrick Frese, The Joanne Verbanic Award, Shattering Stigma — Realizing Recovery Award, Volunteer of the Year Award, Outstanding Media Award