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Program

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time Topic/Activity Presenters
9:00 a.m. Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Welcome Rick Kellar, M.B.A.
President; Peg's Foundation
10:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
Program Overview, Logistics and Introduction to AOT
John Snook, J.D.
Executive Director; Treatment Advocacy Center
10:30 a.m. Guest Speaker
How AOT Fits Into the Big Picture
Anita Everett, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.
Director; Center for Mental Health Services
11:00 a.m. Video Clip
Minds on the Edge
Clip featuring first case scenario
11:15 a.m. Guest Speaker
How AOT Saved My Life
Eric Smith
AOT Graduate; Bexar County
11:30 a.m. Q & A Session
Ask Eric Anything!
Moderator
John Snook, J.D.
Executive Director; Treatment Advocacy Center
11:45 a.m. Special Event
Unveiling of the AOT White Paper
Brian Stettin, J.D.
Policy Director; Treatment Advocacy Center

Mark Munetz, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry; Northeast Ohio Medical University
11:45 a.m. Buffet Lunch
Guest Speaker
Lori Criss, Director
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
12:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
Maximizing Results: Tips from AOT Experts

Description:
Lead AOT experts from around the country will share their views on what contributes to a successful AOT program and provide real world illustrations to back their positions. At the end of the session, participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to the panel.
Moderator
Brian Stettin, J.D.
Policy Director; Treatment Advocacy Center

Panel
LaTricia Coffey, M.D.
Forensic Psychiatrist

Hon. Oscar Kazen
Judge; Bexar County Probate Court

Hon. Cynthia Lu
Judge; Second Judicial District Court

Mark Munetz, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry; Northeast Ohio Medical University
2:15 p.m. Q & A Session Moderator
Brain Stettin, J.D.
Policy Director; Treatment Advocacy Center
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Workshop A

The Nuts and Bolts of AOT Implementation for Judicial Officers and Court Personnel

Description:
AOT judges with varying years of experience will offer guidance to new and seasoned judicial officers and court officials on how to (and not to!) implement new court programs and enhance those already in existence. At the end of the panel presentation, participants will have an opportunity to interact with the panelists and ask questions.
Moderator
Brian Stettin, J.D.
Policy Director, Treatment Advocacy Center

Panel
Hon. Oscar Kazen
Judge; Bexar County Probate Court

Hon. Cynthia Lu
Judge; Second Judicial District Court

Elinore Marsh Stormer
Judge; Summit County Probate Court
Workshop B

The Nuts and Bolts of AOT Implementation for Mental Health Providers

Description:
Mental health experts with deep roots in AOT will share their wealth of knowledge with other mental health professionals who are eager to learn how to utilize AOT to engage those living with untreated mental illness who are caught in the revolving door of hospitalization and incarceration. At the end of the panel presentation, participants will have an opportunity to interact with the panelists and ask questions.
Moderator
Mark Munetz, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry; Northeast Ohio Medical University

Panel
LaTricia Coffey, M.D.
Forensic Psychiatrist

Bob Davison, M.A.; L.P.C.
Chief Executive Officer; Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc.

Amy Lukes, L.I.S.W.
Project Director; Treatment Advocacy Center

Nick Schrantz, M.A.
Butler County Probate Court Monitor; Community First Solutions

Justin Trevino, M.D.
Medical Director; Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Workshop C

Sustaining, Improving and Growing Your State's AOT Program- Lessons Learned from Ohio

Description:
AOT program leaders and advocates will receive practical information on engaging system partners, collecting and using data to demonstrate the value of AOT to elected officials and potential funders. Also, participants will learn practical ways they can help grow and strengthen AOT programs in their state. Time will be set aside at the end for questions.
Moderator
Betsy Johnson
Policy Advisor; Treatment Advocacy Center


Panel
Thom Craig, M.P.A.
Director- Mental Health Program; Peg's Foundation

Melissa Knopp, Esq.
Project Director, Stepping Up Ohio

Dustin McKee; M.S.W.
Policy Director; National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio

Ruth Simera, M.Ed., L.S.W.
Director, Ohio Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence
4:15 p.m. Reception, Networking and Table Topics
5:30 p.m. Unscheduled Time
7:30 p.m. Movie Night

"Bedlam"
Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, M.D., exposes the sobering truth behind America's failure to properly care for the mentally ill over the past half century. BEDLAM is the first major documentary to explore the crisis in care of severely mentally-ill citizens. Set in Los Angeles, the film tracks wrenching individual stories of patients with mental illness caught on an endless merry-go-round of ineffective care, exposing the anatomy of a broken healthcare mill. Click here for more information.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Time Topic/Activity Presenters
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements John Snook, J.D.
Executive Director; Treatment Advocacy Center
8:05 a.m. Opening Remarks
Compassion: Key to an Effective AOT Program
Hon. Randy Rogers
Judge; Butler County Probate Court
8:20 a.m. Guest Speaker
Gaining Insight: My Journey
Kevin Earley
Certified Peer Specialist
9:00 a.m. Guest Speaker
Personally Speaking: The Role of AOT in the Continuum of Care
Ron Honberg, J.D.
Mental Health Consultant
9:30 a.m. Panel Presentation
SAMHSA AOT Grantees' Outcome Experience
Moderator
Brian Stettin, J.D.
Policy Director; Treatment Advocacy Center

Panel
Jenny Bayer
Director for Continuity of Care; Tarrant County MHMR

Pam Bennett, L.C.S.W.
Program Administrator II; Utah Department of Human Services

Patricia Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist; Ventura County Behavioral Health

Michelle Riske-Morris, Ph.D., J.D.
Senior Research Associate; The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education

Maribel Tellez, B.S.W., M.S.W.
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Contract and Program Administrator; Dona Ana County Health and Human Services

Kambria Thorne, M.S., C.M.H.T.
Director of Adult Services; Hinds Behavioral Health Services
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Video Presentation
AOT Learning Modules: A Preview of What's to Come
Moderator
John Snook, J.D.
Executive Director; Treatment Advocacy Center
10:50 a.m. Q & A Session
I Thought You'd Never Ask


Description: This session is intended to address issues that have as yet gone unexplored. Participants will have an opportunity to submit questions to the panel in advance of the session.
Moderator
Eric Smith
AOT Graduate, Bexar County

Panel
Bob Davison, M.A., L.P.C.
Chief Executive Officer; Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc.

Hon. Oscar Kazen
Judge; Bexar County Probate Court

Hon. Cynthia Lu
Judge; Second Judicial District Court

Nick Schrantz, M.A.
Butler County Probate Court Monitor

Hon. Eleanor Marsh Stormer
Judge; Summit County Probate Court
11:50 a.m. Wrap Up
Post Test/Evaluation
John Snook, J.D.
Executive Director; Treatment Advocacy Center