Skip to main content

2020 Conference Agenda - Cloned

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Want to get the latests news and speaker announcements for MHA's 2020 Annual Conference: From Resiliency To Recovery?

Sign up for News From National here.

 

In the meantime, check out our agenda from the 2019 Annual Conference to get a feel for our program!


Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time Title Sessions
Registration/Check-in Open
Breakout Sessions
When You Can’t Breathe: Managing COPD, Anxiety and Depression

Katherine Pruitt
American Lung Association
Michelle Eakins, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Adherence Research Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Breakout Sessions
Roadmap For Creating A Mentally Healthy And Inclusive Community

Scott Fadness
Mayor of Fishers Indiana
Suzanne Clifford
Inspiring Transformations
Steve Orusa
Fishers Indiana Fire Department
Breakout Sessions
Medicaid, Poverty And Mental Health: Interventions That Work

Thomas Hart, J.D.
Anthem, Inc
Tim Livengood
MHA of Eastern Carolina
Breakout Sessions
Food Is Medicine For The Body, Mind, And Soul

Suzi Craig
MH Connecticut
Sarah Leathers
Healing Meals Community Project
Ellen Palmer
Healing Meals Community Project
Networking Break
Plenary
Dueling Diagnoses: A Conversation with CEO Leadership

Scott Badesch
Autism Society
Jesse Milan
AIDS United
Lunch and Opening Sessions
Breakout Sessions
MHA Affiliates In Action

Anna Mendez
Partner for Mental Health
Tonya Fulwider
MHA of Franklin County
Breakout Sessions
Rare Conditions And The Mental Health Toll

Seth Rotberg
Inspire
Lara Bloom
The Ehlers-Danlos Society
Sabrina Farina
Breakout Sessions
The Mental Health Implications Of Childhood Trauma

Elizabeth Breier
Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery
Amy Wassmann
Saginaw Intermediate School District
Denise Takakjy
Breakout Sessions
Promoting Mental Health And Preventing Addiction For Youth And Families Struggling With Chronic Illness

Simone Lambert, Ph.D.
American Counseling Association
Afternoon Plenary
Dr. Tim Shriver
Special Olympics
Network Break

The Compeer program is located in 18 MHA’s across the country! Come and hear from the CEO of Compeer and an MHA that has the program why you should add the Compeer program to your MHA!

Welcome Reception
Clifford Beers Society Reception (Invitation Only)
Clifford W. Beers Award Dinner
Friday, June 14, 2019
Time Title Sessions
Registration/Check-in Open
Breakfest Keynote
Dr. Joshua A. Gordon
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Networking Break
Breakout Sessions
Let’s Talk About Dueling Diagnosis

Mary Jones
MHA of South Central Kansas
Eduardo Sanchez, M.D.
American Heart Association
Elizabeth Franklin
Cancer Support Community
Breakout Sessions
Identifying And Treating Depression In Individuals With Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Jessica Miller
Island Psychiatry
Nadine Wilches
Island Psychiatry
Breakout Sessions
HIV/AIDS and Mental Health 

Mario Tovar
Valley AIDS Council
Robert Pompa
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Breakout Sessions
The Elephant In The Room: Acknowledging The Uncomfortable Barriers To Culturally Competent Care

Rwenshaun Miller
Eustress, Inc.
Breakout Sessions
Bridging The Gap Of PTSD, Emotional Health And Medical Trauma Through Creative Therapies

Amy Oestreicher
Breakout Sessions
Cancer Survivorship And The New Frontier

Rebecca Palpant Shimkets
Breakout Sessions
When Illness Meets Poverty – Addressing Housing, Recovery And Community Integration Mike Koprowski Opportunity Starts at Home Andrew Sperling National Alliance on Mental Illness

Mike Koprowski
Opportunity Starts at Home
Andrew Sperling
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Breakout Sessions
Making Connections: Applying a Gendered, Cultured, and Community Lens to Mental Health and Wellbeing

Ruben Cantu
Prevention Institute
Dana Fields-Johnson
Prevention Institute
Breakout Sessions
Redesigning Care Teams For Integration And Whole Person Care: The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Approach

Rebecca David
National Council for Behavioral Health
Media Awards Luncheon
Breakout Sessions
But You Don’t Look Sick: Addressing Mental and Emotional Health Needs of Those with Lupus

Lauren Metelski
Lupus Foundation of America
Latifa Boyce
Lupus Foundation of America
Karin Tse
Lupus Foundation of America
Breakout Sessions
Effective Strategies For Identifying And Treating The Duel Diagnosis Of Eating Disorders And Type 1 Diabetes

Dawn Taylor, Psy.D
Melrose Center at Park Nicollet
Marcia Meier
Melrose Center at Park Nicollet
Breakout Sessions
There Is No Health Without Mental Health: Screening And Intervention In A Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

Marianne Buchanan
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the University of North Carolina Healthcare in Chapel Hill
Margaret Morrison 
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the University of North Carolina Healthcare in Chapel Hill
Breakout Sessions
Chronic Illness, Mental Health, And The Workforce

Chris Calitz
American Heart Association
Breakout Sessions
Primary Care Role in Predicting and Preventing Potential Behavioral Health Outcomes

Madi Rajulapalli, M.D.
Aetna Louisiana
Breakout Sessions
Depressed, Discriminated Against, And In Chronic Pain: The Story Of Sickle Cell Disease

Brandon Newsome, M.D.
Boston Medical Center
Oladimeji Akinboro, M.D.
Boston Medical Center
Ryvell Fitzpatrick, J.D., 
DC State Board of Education
Breakout Sessions
Disparities In Physical Health Care For Adults With Serious Mental Illness

Junqing Liu
NCQA
Breakout Sessions
MHA Affiliates In Action: Integrated Health Care

Alejandra Posada
MHA of Greater Houston
Renae Tomczak
MHA of Greater Houston
Christina Miller
MHA of Los Angeles
Luther Richert
MHA of Los Angeles
Luis Montes
MHA of Los Angeles
Breakout Sessions
Improving Access To Mental Health Care Through Technology And Services 

Dr. Robert Accordino
Massachusetts General Hospital
Networking Break

Interested in the growing field of peer support? Come chat with MHA staff about what they're working on and get ideas about how to bring or improve peer support for the people you work with.

General Reception and Awards Ceremony
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time Title Sessions
Registration/Check-in Open
Breakfast Plenary
Breakout Sessions
Sick And Tired? Or Sick And Depressed?

Hannah Lucas
notOK app
Charlie Lucas
notOK app
Breakout Sessions
Challenging the Status Quo in Peer Support: Breaking the Mold in the 21st Century

Lisa Kugler
Beacon Health Options
Clarence Jordon
Beacon Health Options
Breakout Sessions
Personalizing Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Interventions To Improve Outcomes For Individuals With Chronic Physical Health Conditions 

Dr. Naomi Pollock
AbleTo
Breakout Sessions
Impact And Management Of Tourette Syndrome And Co-Occurring Conditions

Amanda Talty
Tourette’s Association of America
Barbara Coffey M.D., M.S.
University of Miami
Tanya Sockol
Tourette Association of America – Florida Chapter
Breakout Sessions
Demystifying Stigma in Integrated Minority Health: When Stigma Impacts Mind, Body and Spirit

Sherwood Randolph Jr.
Capital Area Health Network
Breakout Sessions
Why Family Caregivers Matter

???????Mark Gibbons
Caregiver Action Network
Breakout Sessions
Shedding Light on Mental Health Issues with and without Chronic Conditions: A Comparative Claims-Based Study

Anne Marie Galanis
FAIR Health
Breakout Sessions
Opioids And Mental Health

Siobhan Morse
Foundations Recovery
Matt Miclette
NeuroFlow
Breakout Sessions
Diapression – Diabetes, Depression And Risk For Other Chronic Conditions

Lisa Giles
Breakout Sessions
An Indiscriminate Foe: Three Stories of How Depression Can Exist Among Many Different Conditions

Al Levin
Justin Birckbichler
Dakota Rosenfelt
Closing Luncheon