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
President, OMH Chief Nursing Officers Organization
Chief Nursing Officer, Manhattan Psychiatric Center, New York City

10:15–11:45 AM.............KEYNOTE

Promoting Recovery of People Diagnosed with Mental Illness
Dan Fisher, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the National Empowerment Center

11:45–12:15 PM.............BREAK

12:15–1:15 PM...............LUNCH

1:30–3:00 PM................PLENARY

Title to be Announced
Patrick Coonan, EdD, MPS, MEd, 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
Dan Fisher, MD, PhD

Sharpening Physical Assessment Skills

Sharon Ferro, MS, RN, Instructor, Ellis Medician, 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 PRESENTATION, VIEWING & VOTING

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

State and National Changes in Mental Health Financing, Policy, and Practice
David Shern, PhD, Senior Scientific Advisor Mental Health America, Alexandra, Virginia
Ann Marie T. Sullivan, MD, Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health


10:30–11:00 AM.........BREAK/EXHIBITS

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

Medication Management with First-Break Psychosis
Nigel Bark, MD, Director of Schizophrenia Research, Bronx Psychiatric Center, New York, NY

Supporting Community Tenure for People Served by the Forensic and Mental Health Systems
Brian Belfi, MD, Jackson Heights, NY

A Defining Moment for Mental Health Care in America
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)

Bridget Nettleton, PhD, RN, CNE


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

A Personal Perspective on Recovery
Tina Goodrow, MSN/ED, RN, PMHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry, Ogdensburg Wellness Center, Ogdensburg, NY