MHAA's 5th Annual Mental Health Symposium

September 13, 2019 @ 8:00AM — 4:00PM

Legislative Mental Health Reform and Veteran Emotional Wellness Initiatives

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General Admission
Available For 19 More Days!

General admission includes lunch.

$10
CEU Admission
Available For 19 More Days!

CEU Admission includes 5 General CEUs plus lunch.

$50
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Legislative Mental Health Reform

and Veteran Emotional Wellness Initiatives

September 13, 2019

Limited seating available. Please register today. Scroll down to see more details about the event and how to register.


Speakers

Sean Hanna, LAc, MAOM, Senior Director of Veteran Engagement, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Joshua Leslie, MPAS, PA-C, President and Founder, Eyelink Technologies

Myrna Lackey, Peer Services Coordinator, Military Veteran Peer Network, Betty Hardwick Center

Geri Massey, Commander of Women Veterans of America, Big Country Chapter 49

...and More


Target Audience

Target Audience: Social workers, therapists, counselors, mental health advocates, physicians, nurses, college students, community members, family members of those who are mentally ill, mental health consumers and providers, and any other interested parties.


Symposium Schedule

7:45 - 8:30 a.m. Registration in School of Nursing Foyer

8:30 - 8:50 a.m. Welcome by Event Moderators: Becky Mahan, Pharm D., BCGP, BCACP, MHAA Board President & Britni Earnest, MA, LPC, Owner of Life Renovations & Eyelink Technologies

8:50 - 9:00 a.m. Mayoral Address by The Honorable Anthony Williams, Mayor of the City of Abilene

9:00-10:30 a.m. Veteran Mental Health Policy and Opportunities by Sean Hanna, Senior Director of Veteran Engagement, Meadows Mental Health Policy Insitute

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Question and Answer Session

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Lunch and Networking sponsored by Hendrick Health System

11:45 -12:30 p.m. Tele-Psychiatry and Access to Care: From Concept to Implementation by Joshua Leslie, MPAS, PA-C, President & Founder, Eyelink Technologies; VP, Operations, Connections Health Solutions; COO, Ascend Tele-medicine

12:30 -12:45 p.m. Question and Answer Session

12:45 -1:30 p.m. Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN) by Myrna Lackey, Peer Services Coordinator, Military Veteran Peer Network, Betty Hardwick Center

1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Question and Answer Session

1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Break

2:00 - 2:45 p.m. "I Am Not Invisible" by Geri Massey, Co-Founder and Commander of The Women Veterans of America - Big Country Chapter 49

2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Expert Panel of Jim Reynolds, LPC, MVPN; Mynra Lackey; Katherine Bisson, Director, Abilene Hope Haven; and Gene Reed, CEO, Abilene Housing Authority

3:45 - 3:45 p.m. Closing


Registration, Cost, and CEU Information

$10 for non-CEU participants

$50 for CEU participants (LCDC, LMSW, LCSW, LPC, CPS(S)) - - 5 CEUs (1 is Ethics CEU)*

Lunch included (Thank you Hendrick Health System!)

Space is limited so all participants must pre-register online.

Scholarships are available. To inquire, email Dr. Pearl Merritt at pearl.merritt@ttuhsc.edu

Sponsors who plan to have attendees should contact Samantha at samantha@abilenemha.org to register.

*CEU certificates will be available at the close of the event.


If you have questions, please call 325-673-2300 or email us at info@abilenemha.org.