38th Annual New York State Office of Mental Health
Chief Nursing Officers Organization Educational Conference

Meeting the Challenge of the Triple Aim:

Engaging and Effective Approaches to Hospital and Community Care


Wednesday
November 5, 2014

8:30–10:00 AM................REGISTRATION

10:00–10:15 AM..............OPENING REMARKS

Darrilyn Scheich, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Manhattan Psychiatric Center, New York, NY
President, OMH Chief Nursing Officers Organization

10:15–11:45 AM.............KEYNOTE/OPENING PLENARY

Implementing Recovery: Helping People Find their Voice and Engage in Dialogue
Daniel B. Fisher, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the National Empowerment Center, Lawrence, MA

11:45–12:15 PM.............EXHIBITS

12:15–1:15 PM...............LUNCH

1:30–3:00 PM................PLENARY

Actively Engaging our Patients for Better Health in Difficult Settings: The Nurse Leader Imperative
Patrick Coonan, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health, Adelphi University, Garden City, NJ

3:00–3:30 PM................BREAKS/EXHIBITS

3:30–4:45 PM...............EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Emotional CPR (eCPR): A Public Health Measure for Assisting People through Crisis and Building Communities
Daniel B. Fisher, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the National Empowerment Center, Lawrence, MA

Physical Assessment in the Behavioral Health Setting: A Review of Skills
Sharon Ferro, MS, RN, Instructor, The Belanger School of Nursing, Ellis Medicine, Schenectady, NY

Gang Culture
John Bennett, RN, Psychiatric Nurse Administrator, Central New York Psychiatric Center, Marcy, NY

5:00–7:00 PM..............POSTER PRESENTATIONS

6:00–7:00 PM.............PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING

7:00–9:00 PM.............DINNER


Thursday
November 6, 2014

7:30–9:00 AM............BREAKFAST

8:00–9:00 AM............REGISTRATION

9:00–10:30 AM..........PLENARY

Reinventing Public Mental Health: Opportunities to Improve Population Health and Well-Being
David L. Shern, PhD, Senior Scientific Advisor and former CEO, Mental Health America, Alexandra, VA

Meeting the Challenges of the Changing Healthcare Environment: Transforming the New York State Public Mental Health System

Ann Marie T. Sullivan, MD, Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY


10:30–11:00 AM.........BREAK/EXHIBITS

11:00 AM–12:15 PM....EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Did Schizophrenia Change the Course of English (and American) History?
Nigel Bark, MD, Director of Schizophrenia Research, Bronx Psychiatric Center, Bronx, NY

Forensics Psychiatric Care: An Overview wit ha Focus on Violence and Suicide Risk Assessment
Brian Belfi, PsyD, Chief of Service, Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, Wards Island, NY

Fixing the Broken Mental Health System
Lloyd Sederer, MD, Chief Medical Officer, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

   
12:30–2:00 PM..........LUNCH

2:00–3:30 PM............PLENARY

Innovative Care for Youth Experiencing First Episode Psychosis Symptoms
Liza Watkins, LMSW, Associate Director, Center for Practice Innovations, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, NYS Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY. Co-presenting with Ms. Watkins will be Cassis Henry, MD and Rachel Geneste, MS, RN, RD.

3:30–4:00 PM............BREAK

4:00–5:00 PM............Optional Learning Opportunity with the Empire State College (1 additional contact hour)

A Hitchhiker's Guide to Nursing Education Options
Bridget Nettleton, PhD, RN, CNE, Dean of Nursing, Empire State College, State University of New York, Saratoga Springs, NY


6:00–7:00 PM............PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING

7:00–9:00 PM............DINNER


 
Friday
November 7, 2014

7:30–9:00 AM.............BREAKFAST

9:15–10:45 AM...........CLOSING PLENARY

Model Recovery, Personal Perspective and Journey: Improving Quality Care of Mental Health
Tina Goodrow, MSN/ED, RN, PMHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry, Ogdensburg Wellness Center, Ogdensburg, NY