Deadline Extended! Submit Presentations for NYAPRS 31st Annual Conference by May 31!

NYAPRS 31st Annual Conference

Keeping the Focus on Recovery and Rights
September 10-12, 2013
Hudson Valley Resort & Conference Center   Kerhonkson, NY

Deadline for submissions of presentation proposals has been extended to May 31, 2013


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

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

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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