September 13, 2019 @ 8:00AM — 4:00PM
Legislative Mental Health Reform and Veteran Emotional Wellness Initiatives
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.
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
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.
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
$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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsors who plan to have attendees should contact Samantha at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.