Call for Presentations! NYAPRS 31st Annual Conference


NYAPRS 31st Annual Conference

Keeping the Focus on Recovery and Rights

September 10-12, 2013

Hudson Valley Resort & Conference Center Kerhonkson, NY

Featured Speakers Include

Pat Deegan, PhD Pat Deegan, PhD & Associates

Larry Fricks Deputy Director, SAMHSA-HRSA, Center for Integrated Health Solutions

Larry Davidson, PhD Director SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Project

Vivian Jackson, PhD Senior Policy Associate, National Center for Cultural Competence

David Granirer Stand Up for Mental Health

Michael Hogan, PhD Hogan Health Solutions

Andy Imperato Disability Policy Dir. US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

Stephen Cope Executive Director, Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living (invited)

Make your contribution to the knowledge and skills of others by submitting a proposal!


Deadline for submissions of presentation proposals is May 17, 2013

Download the application at

Presentations will be 75 minute sessions and address topics associated with the following tracks:

  • Health, Healing and Recovery
  • Empowerment and Advocacy
  • Cultural Competence
  • Integrated Behavioral & Physical Healthcare
  • Administration and Management
  • Exemplary or Emerging Practices
  • Community Inclusion (Housing, Employment and more)
  • Peer Services and Supports
  • Health Homes & Managed Care

The NYAPRS Annual Conference is a celebration of advances in the promotion of the recovery, rehabilitation, rights and community inclusion of people with psychiatric disabilities, and of the transformation of mental health services and support systems across the state and nation