Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET
Facilitator: Chacku Mathai, CPRP, STAR Center Director
Description: The STAR Center Community of Practice on Facilitative Leadership and Collaboration is for you, if you are involved in mental health systems transformation at any level and you are interested in taking your community organizing and leadership skills to the next level.
What is a Community of Practice?
Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. ~ Etienne Wenger-Trayner
The STAR Center Community of Practice involves:
Join the STAR Center Community of Practice on Facilitative Leadership and Collaborative Action!
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET
Presenters: Maria E. Restrepo-Toro, MS, CPRP, Senior Training Associate and Uma Chandrika Millner, Ph.D., Research Associate; Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University.
Description: This interactive webinar will provide an overview on how to engage in meaningful, respectful conversations with,or as, individuals from underserved, underrepresented and marginalized communities. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their social identities that intersect with mental health recovery systems.
The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy Annual Rights Conference
NARPA SEATTLE 2014
September 3 – 6, 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, SeaTac Airport, Seattle, WA
The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA) is seeking proposals which address strategies, ideas, programs, and emerging practices that support and promote NARPA’s mission and commitment to individual rights, liberty, freedom, and dignity.
The incorporation of diversity and multicultural perspectives into the above themes is encouraged. Workshops are approximately 90 minutes. Submission deadline April 15, 2014. Selected presenters will be notified via e-mail by June 1, 2014.
The Application for Workshops is available for download below and is also posted at www.narpa.org.
- Electronic submissions are preferred -.
"What is the relationship between mental illness and violence? When is a person with a mental illness a danger to the public? What are the professional responsibilities of behavioral healthcare practitioners in determining dangerousness and committing patients to treatment? In the wake of several national tragedies, these questions loom large; ethics, legal and clinical experts will address them in this workshop."