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Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Office of Education and Regional Programming


Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

20th Pennsylvania Case Management Conference
"Poverty and Mental Illness- Can the Connection be Broken?
June 27, 2014
Doubletree Hotel, Monroeville, PA

Program description and registration form are now available: (MS-Word);(PDF);


9:00 to 9:15 a.m. Welcome and introduction (None available)

9:15 to 10:45 a.m. A Poverty Simulation Rochelle Jackson, Just Harvest

11:00 am-12:30pm Concurrent Workshops, Session I

A. Case Management-The Effects of Poverty on Wellness (None available)
Kenneth Thompson, MD and Margaret Park, MDiv, CPS

B. Financial Recovery and Wellness through Consumer Self-Employment  (PDF)
Katherine Heart, GPC, MEd and Marty Stahl

C. Mental Health and Poverty Rising above it! (None available)
Christine Michaels, MSHSA and Darcey Garda

1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops, Session II

D. Paving New Roads for Improved Life Opportunities in a Specialized Population (None available)
Kimberley Mathos, DO, MPH, Judy Kostella, BS, Jessica Demme, MS

E. Wellness Coaching: Role of the Case Manager  (None available)
Jaspreet Brar, MD, MPH, PhD and Leslie Washington, MSW, LCSW

F. Case Management and the High Fidelity Wraparound Process Working Together to Benefit Youth and Families  (PDF)
Doreen Barkowitz, MSW, LSW, and Tanya Walburn, MSW, LSW

3:15pm -4:30pm Concurrent Workshops, Session III

G. Motivational Interviewing Overview (None available)
Scott Lewis, MS, LPC

H. Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices (None available)
Saya Krebs, PhD, CLC, CPS

I. Case Management: Using Allegheny County as a Model for Transformation (None available)
Stephen Christian-Michaels, MA, LSW, ACSW

4:30 p.m. Raffles and Adjournment

For additional information or to receive a brochure,

please contact Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu or (412) 204-9090.


For a complete list of all our programs, please visit our website at www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp


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