MHAA's 4th Annual Mental Health Symposium

August 24, 2018 @ 8:30AM — 3:45PM

Legislative Initiatives, Ethical Considerations, and Women's Mental Health Symposium

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Legislative Initiatives, Ethical Considerations, and Women's Mental Health

August 24, 2018

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


Speakers

Stan Lambert, Member of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st District

Taylor Tomanka, ESQ. MBA, of Fergus & Tomanka, PLLC

Dawn McKeehan, MA, Smart Justice Project Manager, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

...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

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration in School of Nursing Foyer

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome by Pearl Merritt, EdD, MS, MSN, FAAN, Regional Dean, TTUHSC, MHAA Board President and Event Moderator: Becky Mahan, Pharm D., BCGP, BCACP, MHAA President Elect

9:15 -9:45 a.m. Mental Health Legislative Update by Stan Lambert, Member of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st District

9:45 -10:00 a.m. Question and Answer Session

10:00 -10:45 a.m. Data Driven System Transformation Solutions by Dawn McKeehan, Smart Justice Project Manager, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

10:45 -11:00 a.m. Question and Answer Session

11:00 -11:30 a.m. Lunch sponsored by Hendrick Health System

11:30 -12:00 p.m. Testimonial Video

12:00 -12:15 p.m. Debrief Testimonial Video

12:15 -1:15 p.m. Ethics and Reporting Abuse and Neglect by Taylor Tomanka, Esq. MBA, of Fergus & Tomanka, PLLC

1:15 - 1:25 p.m. Question and Answer Session

1:25 -1:40 p.m. Break

1:40 - 2:30 p.m. Child Protective Services Investigation by Andy Meiron, Investigations Program Director

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Question and Answer Session

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Pulling Back the Curtain on Substance Use Disorders by Sherri Layton, LCDC, CCS of La Hacienda Treatment Center

3:30 - 3:40 p.m. Question and Answer Session

3:40 - 3:45 p.m. Closing


Registration, Cost, and CEU Information

$10 for non-CEU participants

$50 for CEU participants (LCDC, LMFT, 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. Becky Mahan at becky.mahan@ttuhsc.edu

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

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


Thank You to Our Speakers and Sponsors!

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

Event Location

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing at Abilene
1674 Pine Street
Abilene, TX 79601

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