May 2012 eCast


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Upcoming workshops on development of recovery oriented treatment, relationships and suicide prevention supports.

Openings are still available and REGISTRATION has been extended

June 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2012 at Boston University in Boston M.A. All are welcome – clinicians, rehab providers, researchers, persons with lived experience, family members and others interested in supporting individuals in mental health recovery. We do require registration. Workshops are all day sessions with national leaders in the field:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Persons with Serious Mental Illnesses

Presenters will describe this Evidence Based Practice which makes a significant difference in clinical outcomes for those with significant psychiatric disabilities. They will engage participants in interactive learning experiences and facilitate an introduction to CBT. Presenters are Kim Mueser, Ph.D., Director, Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Jennifer Gottlieb, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Boston University.

Recovery Relationships

Participants will learn how to develop and strengthen relationships with others: personal and professional relationships. Presented by Steve Harrington, MPA, J.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Boston University CPR. Steve is also the founder of the National Peer Specialist Association.

Suicide Prevention and College Mental Health Project

Presenters will describe the multi-faceted approach that has been developed at Boston University to prevent and address major mental health and substance abuse problems on campus. Dori Hutchinson, Sc.D., Director of Recovery Services and Larry Kohn, M.S., Director of Development, Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.


It is not too late to register !! REGISTRATION has been extended to MAY 18

For information on the workshop and on accommodations please contact: Joan Rapp M.Ed., CAGS CPR Training Associate at joanrapp@bu.edu Phone: (617) 353-3549 Fax: (617) 353-7700

Full information at: /develop/workshops   Remember, June 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2012.


Recently Published

Family Therapy for Schizophrenia: Co-Occurring Psychotic and Substance Use Disorders

By Jennifer D. Gottlieb,*, Kim T. Mueser, and Shirley M. Glynn.

Article published online: 12 APR 2012 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jclp.21852/abstract


Can’t come to Boston?

The Certificate Program in Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation can now be delivered within your organization, tailored to the unique needs and to the goals of your staff. Past programs have been in within the United States, Singapore, and Toronto.

For information contact Debbie Nicolellis at debbien@bu.edu or call 617-353-3549.

Check out http://www.bu.edu/cpr/training/vocrehab/PVRC_on_the_road.html


Dori Hutchinson, Sc.D., Director of Services at the CPR, will be a presenter in the Teleconference: Ensuring Access and Inclusion in Higher Education: Rights, Rules, and Responsibilities to be held Wednesday, June 6, 2012 For details see:

http://www.stopstigma.samhsa.gov/teleconferences/archive/training/teleconference06062012.aspx