Panelists:

  • Mary Ellen Copeland, Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)
  • Marian Scheinholtz, Public Health Advisor, Community Support Programs Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Bernadette Seifert, Coordinator of Older Adult Services, National Alliance on Mental Illness, New Hampshire
  • Moe Armstrong, Founder, Vet-to-Vet

Q & A/Open Discussion

10:25

PANEL #2—CROSS-COMPETENCIES IN AGING, MENTAL HEALTH, AND SUBSTANCE USE IN SELECTED SETTINGS

Objective: To learn about selected approaches to ensuring cross-competencies among professionals and nonprofessionals who work with older adults with mental health and substance use conditions in a variety of settings.

Moderator: Michael Hoge, Professor of Psychiatry (in Psychology), Yale University School of Medicine and Director of Yale Behavioral Health

Panelists:

  • Patrick J. Raue, Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College—Home Care Nurses
  • Kathy Kuhn, Director of Workforce Development, Institute for Geriatric Social Work, Boston University—Social Workers, Case Managers, and Outreach Workers
  • Carol Colleran, Retired Director of Public Policy and National Affairs, Hanley Center—Addiction Counselors

Q & A/Open Discussion

11:45

LUNCH

12:30

PANEL #3—WORKFORCE IMPLICATIONS OF SELECTED MODELS OF CARE

Objective: To learn about the workforce implications of various evidence-based models of mental health and substance use care for older people.



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