39th Annual New York State Office of Mental Health
Chief Nursing Officers Organization Educational Conference

Psychiatric Nurses Leading Transformation with Innovative Practices

This activity has been submitted to the Western Multi-State Division for approval to award nursing contact hours. The Western Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. For more information regarding contact hours, please call Berthilde Dufrene (845) 483-3458.

Participants must attend the full program to receive 11.5 contact hours and certificate of attendance. For those attending portions of the program, contact hours will be awarded based on the number of plenaries and workshops attended. For more information regarding contact hours.


Wednesday
November 4, 2015

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

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

Christopher Kirisits, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Rochester Psychiatric Center, New York, NY
President, OMH Chief Nursing Officers Organization

10:15–12:00 PM.............KEYNOTE/OPENING PLENARY

Here One Day, Documentary
Kathy Leichter, Film Producer, Director, Surviving Daughter

12:00–12:15 PM.............Peer Vendors

Tony Trahan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Consumer Affairs, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

12:15–1:15 PM...............LUNCH

1:30–3:00 PM................PLENARY

Embracing Zero Suicide
Michael Hogan, PhD, Hogan Health Solutions, LLC, Albany, NY
Sigrid Pechenik, PsyD, Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, NY

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

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

Understanding Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth
Lyndon Cudlitz, Training and Education Manager, Pride Center of the Capital District, Albany, NY

Town Hall Meeting
Lloyd Sederer, MD, Medical Director, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY
Maxine Smalling, RN, Acting Director, Office of Coordinated Nursing Services, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

Synthetic Cannabinoid: An Emerging Epidemic
Greg Miller, MD, Medical Director, Adult Services, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

4:45-5:00 PM...............BREAK/EXHIBITS

5:00–6:00 PM..............POSTER PRESENTATIONS

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

7:00–9:00 PM.............DINNER


Thursday
November 5, 2015

7:30–9:00 AM............BREAKFAST

8:00–9:00 AM............REGISTRATION

9:00–10:30 AM..........PLENARY

Psychiatric Nurses as Everyday Leaders
Mary Ann Nihart, President American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Falls Church, VA

The State Psychiatric Center: Catalyst for Change in the Community

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

Effective Mobile Integration Teams: Supporting Life in the Community
Kristine Weber, RN, Chief of Service, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Ogdensburg, NY
Angela Burke, MSW, LCSW-R, Treatment Team Leader, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Ogdensburg, NY
Stephanie Macaulay, Community Mental Health Nurse, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Ogdensburg, NY

Inpatient Violence Prevention: Tools and Strategies for Promoting Safe, Effective Care
Julie Burton, LMSW, Director, Adult Operations, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

A Four Phased Approach: Managing Chronic Conditions
Patricia Fennell, MSW, LMSW-R, President, Albany Health Management Associates, Inc., Albany, NY

   
12:30–2:00 PM..........LUNCH

2:00–3:30 PM............PLENARY

Nursing Leadership Roundtable: Opportunities under the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act of 2014
Suzanne Sullivan, BSN, RN, JD, Executive Secretary, NYS Board of Nursing, Albany, NY.
Wesley Willis, PsyD, LCSW, RN, Chapter President, APNA-NYS

3:30–4:00 PM............BREAK/EXHIBITS

4:00–5:00 PM............EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Nursing Education Options at SUNY Empire State College
Bridgette Nettleton, PhD, RN, CNE, Dean, School of Nursing, Empire State College, State University of New York, Saratoga Springs, NY

Reaching the Inner Circle: Fun and Easy Activity using Effective and Beneficial Movement
Melissa Campbell, BA, Owner, Ultra Hoops and Wellness

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

7:00–9:00 PM............DINNER


 
Friday
November 6, 2015

7:30–9:00 AM.............BREAKFAST

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

Advances in Forensic Psychiatric Care
Li-Win Lee, Forensic Medical Director, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

This educational activity has received no financial commercial support. The planning committee and presenters have disclosed no conflicts of interest related to this educational activity. All speakers have disclosed no commercial biases and no off-label uses will be discussed.