Community Mental Health Training for Professionals

Fox Cities Housing Coalition Training in Collaboration with NAMI Fox Valley

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Fox Valley Technical College
Room A170 ABC Use Entrance 16
1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI 54912


8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome
Presenters: Maren Peterson, Executive Director, NAMI Fox Valley & Joe Mauthe, President of the Fox Cities Housing Coalition & Executive Director of Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Navigating Community Resources & New Mental Health Initiatives
Presenter: Wendy Harris Magas, Project Manager, NEW Mental Health Connections

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Hoarding: A Public Health and Mental Health Issue
Presenter: Megan McLachlan, Parent Peer Advocate, NAMI Fox Valley

11:00 to 12:00 p.m. Powerful Partnerships: Faith Communities and Clinicians
Presenter: Doug Bisbee, Licensed Counselor, Samaritan Counseling Center

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch – Virtual Hallucination Activity Available

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Understanding Psychosis and Opportunity to Support Mental Health in the Community
Presenter: Dr. Melanie Scharrer, University of Wisconsin Psychiatry Department

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Creating Home, Happiness, & Our Own Hippocampus
Presenters: Cindy Czarnik-Neimeyer, Catalpa Health/Appleton Schools ATODA & Mental Health Liaison & Chris Wardlow, AODA Prevention Specialist, Catalpa Health and Outagamie County

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Wrap-up, Evaluations & Certificate of Attendance

Lisa Schiller, Program Assistant

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