|General admission||$ 35.00|
The theme of this conference is “Integrative Therapies in Mental Health.” Speakers from Bastyr University, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and The Mental Health Chaplaincy will present information on therapeutic approaches ranging from homeopathy to interpersonal companionship. Sponsored by: The Bastyr University Research Institute and the Department of Counseling and Health Psychology.
Open to faculty, students, mental health professionals, health care professionals, researchers and public who are interested in learning about novel approaches to preventing and treating mental illness and neurological disease.
CEUs or Category II CMEs available to the following health care professionals licensed in Wa State: naturopaths, nurses, medical doctors and physician assistants, counselors, mental health therapists, social workers, and psychologists.
Those who register by noon, Monday April 9, 2012 will receive lunch in the Bastyr Dining Commons at no additional charge. Late registrants will need to purchase lunch on their own.
8:30 Introductory remarks
8:45 Plenary I: Teaching mindfulness and self-compassion to Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Tracy Simpson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington and VA Puget Sound Health Care System
10:00 Plenary II: Homeopathic Approaches to Mental Health; Richard Mann ND, Bastyr University
11:00 Future Promise of Integrative Therapies in Mental Health; Leanna Standish ND, PhD, LAc, Bastyr University
1:00 Plenary III: Environmental Toxicants: Making the Link Between Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Disease; Catherine Karr, MD, PhD, MS Director, UW Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, University of Washington
2:00 Strategies for Detoxification: Jason Allen, ND,MPH, Bastyr University
2:30 Plenary IV: Healing: Companionship, Congregation, Community and Cosmos; Craig Rennebohm, D.Min. Director, Mental Health Chaplaincy, Seattle
3:30 Concluding Remarks
4:00 Conference ends