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
Dan 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, School 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
Dan Fisher, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the National Empowerment Center, Lawrence, MA

Sharpening Physical Assessment Skills
Sharon Ferro, MS, RN, Instructor, Ellis Medicine, The Belanger School of Nursing, Schenectady, NY

Gang Membership and Mental Illness
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 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

Supporting Community Tenure for People Served by the Forensic and Mental Health Systems
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

OnTrack NY/Connections
Liza Watkins, LMSW, Associate Director, Center for Practice Innovations, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, NYS Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

3:30–4:00 PM............BREAK

4:00–5:00 PM............Optional Learning Opportunity with the Empire State College (earn additional .5 CEU)

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