NYS OMH Symposium Agenda

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Monday, June 24, 2019

10:00 – 10:30 am  – OPENING REMARKS

10:30 – 10:50 am – Keynote
Dior Vargas, Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist

10:50 – 11:00 am – Break

11:00 – 12:20 pm – Plenary Session  (Lunch)

Journey Awards Presentation
Social Determinants for Mental Health

12:30 – 1:45 pm – Concurrent Session – 1

  1. Creating a Research/Data Framework
  2. Serving the Native American Population
  3. Cultural Formulation Interview

1:45 – 2:00 pm – Break

2:00 – 3:15 pm – Concurrent Session – 2

  1. Cultural Competence and Health Literacy Organizational Assessment
  2.  Addressing the Unique MH Needs of Rural New Yorkers
  3. Raising the Bar on the Provision of Language Access Services

3:15 – 3:30 pm – Break

3:30 – 4:45 pm – Concurrent Session – 3

  1. Fostering Workforce Diversity Across the MH System
  2. Suicide Risk in NYS: What the Data Tells Us

State of New York Office of Mental Health SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0227. Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) who attend this class in its entirety will receive 10 contact hours toward renewal of their social work license.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

8:30 – 8:45 am – OPENING REMARKS

8:45 – 9:30 am – Plenary Session – 1
Addressing Historic/Intergenerational Trauma

9:30 – 9:45 am – Break

9:45 – 10:30 pm – Plenary Session – 2
Focusing on the Emerging Needs of NY’s Immigrant Populations

10:30 – 10:45 am – Break

10:45 – 12:00 pm – Concurrent Session – 4

  1. Confronting Health Equity: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health – 1
  2. LBGTQ – Addressing the Unmet Needs of the LBGTQ Population
  3. Overcoming Implicit Bias in Treatment Relationships

12:00 – 1:15 pm – Policy Panel  (Lunch)
Addressing the Social Determinants of Health – An Interagency Perspective (Representatives from NYS OMH, DOH, OASAS)

1:15 – 2:30 pm – Concurrent Session – 5

  1. Confronting Health Equity: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health – 2
  2. Addressing the Cultural Needs of Youth
  3. Strategies to Improve Outcomes in the Latino Community

2:30 – 2:45 pm – Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm – Concurrent Session – 6

  1. Transforming Systems to Support Behavioral Health Equity
  2. Special Population panel- Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Asian Americans
  3. Strategies to Improve Mental Health Outcomes in the Black Community              

4:00 – 4:15 pm – Final Thoughts/Action Steps

State of New York Office of Mental Health SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0227. Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) who attend this class in its entirety will receive XX contact hours toward renewal of their social work license.