NEARI Mental Health Summit

Start: Saturday, November 17, 2018 8:30 AM

End: Saturday, November 17, 2018 2:00 PM


Draft Agenda

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8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks - NEARI President Larry Purtill, Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Teresa Paiva Weed

9:30 a.m. Morning Workshops (1 1/2 hours, repeating twice)

  • Trauma Informed Practices for Schools  Presenter: Dr Dana Osowiecki
  • Self-Care Strategies to Prevent Professional Burnout Presenter: Kate Fields
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention in Schools: QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) QPR Gatekeeper Training for Educators in and out of the Classroom  Presenter: Leigh A. Reposa, MSW, LICSW
  • Restorative Practices in Schools Presenters: Christi Saurette, LICSW, ACSW; Susan Casey; Karen Buetens LICSW
  • LGBTQ+ Students, Families, and Faculty: Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment   Presenters: Dr. Susan Brand, Lisa Parker, LICSW

12:30 p.m. Lunch and Presentation by Every Student Initiative

1:15 p.m. Large Group Strategy Session to Create NEARI Mental Health Advocacy Platform with Facilitators: Mary Barden, Pat Crowley, Linda LaClair, Sarah Markey

1:45 p.m. Closing Speaker: Tom Coderre, Senior Advisor to the Governor

Event by
Stephanie Mandeville
Cranston, Rhode Island
Sponsored by