This one-day conference addresses contemporary issues that impact clinical practices of mental health and developmental disabilities professionals across multiple disciplines and within settings serving individuals who have high-risk concerns. Scroll down for online registration form!
Opening Remarks: Deidre Donaldson, Ph.D., May Institute
Risk Management in Outpatient and Consultation ServicesBy Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D.
Dr. Reamer is Professor in the School of Social Work at Rhode Island College and author of The Social Work Ethic Casebook: Cases and Commentary among many other publications.
Mental Health Risk Assessment
By Shawn Channell, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Channell is a forensic psychologist at the Federal Medical Center, Bureau of Prisons, Devens, Mass., and Adjunct Faculty with the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.
Physical Restraint: Practice Standards and Treatment Implications
By James K. Luiselli, Ed.D., ABPP, BCBA-D
Dr. Luiselli is Senior Vice President of Applied Research, Clinical Training, and Peer Review at May Institute and Editor of The Handbook of High-Risk Challenging Behaviors and The Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities.
Forensic Concerns in People with Developmental Disabilities
By Donald L. Sherak, M.D.
Dr. Sherak is a forensic psychiatrist in private practice, Medical Director at Whitney Academy, E. Freetown, Mass., and staff physician at Franciscan Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Continuing Education Credits: American Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers (pending approval), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (pending approval)