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The Face of the Person with Mental Illness

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The Fifth Annual Rita M. McGinley Symposium

PROGRAM AGENDA - This is a draft agenda and subject to change

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Power Center - Ballroom, 5th Floor

8:00 am

Shepperson Suite

Registration
8:30 – 9:00 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Mary Ellen Glasgow PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Professor and Dean
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Charles Dougherty, PhD
President
Duquesne University

Fr. Raymond French, C.S.Sp.
Vice President for Mission and Identity
Duquesne University

9:00 – 10:00 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Keynote Address

Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN
Partner and Co-owner, Twin Solutions LLC, Huntsville, AL

10:10 – 11:10 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Keynote Address

Charles Reynolds III, MD
Professor of Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Aging Institute, UPMC and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

11:20 – 12:20 pm

Conference Room A

Plenary Panel

Terry Carik, LCSW
Service Coordination Unit Director
Mercy Behavioral Health, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, Pittsburgh, PA

Raymond J. Grabowski, MHS, FACMHA
Director, Behavioral Health
Excela Health, Greensburg, PA

Patricia Valentine
Executive Deputy Director for Integrated Program Services
Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pittsburgh, PA

Kathleen Zamerini
Director of Counseling,
Institution Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

12:30 – 1:40 pm

Conference Rooms B&C

Lunch
Presentation of the Eileen Zungolo Spirit of Service Award

Posters will be available for viewing during this time in the Shepperson Suite

1:45 – 3:15 pm

Conference Rooms A, B,
or C

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - The face of persons with mental illness across life cycles, cultures and experiences

*Please choose one of the sessions below*

SESSION 1a: The Child

Is he a Bully or Depressed? A Study of African American Middle School Youth
Teresa Combs, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC
Assistant Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health DNP Program, Uniformed Services University for the Health Services, Bethesda, MD

Information Processing Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Implications for Healthcare
Diane Williams, Ph.D. CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Duquesne University Speech Pathology

SESSION 1b: Across Cultures

Causes, Treatments, and Experiences of Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community
Sarah Dalton, MSEd, NCC
Mental Health Therapist, Glade Run Lutheran Services, Pittsburgh, PA

Understanding the Meaning of Mental Health and Illness in an Urban Nicaraguan Community: A Focused Ethnography
Richard Zoucha, PhD, APRN-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

Leah Vota Cunningham, RN, MNEd, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

Olma Ester Zelaya Reyes

SESSION 1c: Across Communities

Mental Health and Sense of Control: Living in Communities Undergoing Rapid Change
Lydia Greiner, MSN, APRN, APMHNP-BC
Adjunct Faculty, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Lenore K. Resick, PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Clinical Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

What Happened to our Mental Health System?
Mary Ann Kirby, RN

The Effects of Digital Storytelling on the Clinical Symptoms of PTSD in Military Service Members
Deborah Hood, DNP, RN-BC
US Army Nurse Corp Nurse Scientist Intern
Center for Nursing Science & Clinical Inquiry
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Conference Rooms A or B

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Reaching out to the person with mental illness

*Please choose one of the sessions below*

SESSION 1a: Integrating Mind, Body and Spirit

Homeless Veteran's Perceived Determinants of Health: Findings from a Photo-narrative Study
Michael Mitchell, MA
Advanced Research Fellow, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA

Integrating Mental Health Strategies into Primary Care Services
Luann Richardson, PhD, FNP, PMHNP
Assistant Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

Joyce Ott, DNP, CNS
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Director RN-MSN Program, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

Effectiveness of Care Management Interventions for Reducing Hospitalization in Individuals with Serious Mental Illness
Carole Taylor, MSN, RN
Chief Clinical Officer, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 1b: Social Justice and Mental Illness

An Exploration of the Social Justice Tradition in Relation to the Care of Persons with Mental Illness
Fr. Ragan Schriver
Director of Programs and Services, Catholic Charities USA, Alexandria, VA

Toward a Theory of Social Justice in Nursing
Robin Walter, PhD(c), MS, CPN, RN
Adjunct Faculty, Barry University, Orlando, FL

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Shepperson Suite

Posters
6:00

Shepperson Suite

Reception

Friday, October 24, 2014
Power Center - Ballroom, 5th Floor

8:00 am

Shepperson Suite

Registration
8:30 – 8:45 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Mary Ellen Glasgow PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Professor and Dean
Duquesne University School of Nursing

Timothy R, Austin, PhD
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Duquesne University

8:45 – 9:45 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Keynote Address

James S. Withers, MD, FACP
Founder and Medical Director, Operation Safety Net, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, Pittsburgh, PA

10:00 – 11:30 am

Conference Rooms B&C

Keynote Address

Dorcas McLaughlin, PhD, RN, CP, PMHCNS-BC
Associate Professor, Saint Louis University School of Nursing, Saint Louis, MO

Reflections: Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Duquesne University School of Nursing

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Conference Rooms B&C

Lunch

Posters will be available for viewing during this time in Shepperson Suite

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Conference Rooms B&C

Endnote Panel
2:00 - 2:15 pm

Conference Rooms B&C

Closing Remarks

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN
Professor, Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing

2:15 pm

Conference Rooms B&C

Benediction

Fr. Daniel Walsh, C.S.Sp.
University Chaplain and Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry
Duquesne University

2:30 pm
Adjournment