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New York City Symposium


VOICES Resiliency Symposium
Knowledge to Practice:
Pathways to Long-Term Healing
A Victim-Centered Approach
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Join us for a day of clinically informed presentations from leading researchers and clinicians working in the field of trauma. Topics include complicated grief; brainspotting; treatment modalities for children and families; identifying the long-term needs of victim's families, responders and survivors; group treatment modalities; and responding to and recovering from traumatic events.
The daylong symposium is intended for mental health professionals, victims' services, emergency managers, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders.
This event is free of charge for victims' families, responders and survivors impacted by acts of terrorism and mass violence.
Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York City
Registration Opens: 8:00 am
Program: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
5 Clinical CEUs Available
Presentations and Panel Discussions
Opening Remarks
9:00am - 9:30am
Complicated Grief
9:30am - 10:15am
M. Katherine Shear, MD
M. Katherine Shear, MD
Director, The Center for Complicated Grief
Columbia School of Social Work
Identifying the Needs of Victims'
Families, Survivors and Responders
10:15 - 11:15am
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Kimberly Flynn
9/11 Environmental Action
Chair WTCHP Survivor Steering Committee
Amy O'Neill, MS
Amy O'Neill, MS
Massachusetts Resiliency Center
Survivor Advocacy Panel Member
Thomas Veivia
Thomas Veivia
Supervisory Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation (Retired)
11:15am - 11:30am
Treatment Modalities for Children and Families
11:30am - 12:30pm
Courtney Bancroft, Psy.D.
Courtney Bancroft, Psy.D.
Private Practice
New York City
Deb DelVecchio Scully, LPC
Deb DelVecchio Scully, LPC
Former Clinical Recovery Leader
Newtown Recovery and Resiliency
Suzanne Phillips
Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D.,ABPP,CGP,FAGPA
Adjunct Full Professor of Clinical Psychology, Long Island University
Faculty, Suffolk Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
Fellow, Board Member, Co-Chair of Community Outreach of the AGPA
Ann Webster, Ph.D.
Ann Webster, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Healing Trauma with Brainspotting
1:30pm - 2:15pm
David Grand, Ph.D.
David Grand, Ph.D.
Founder and Developer
Brainspotting Method
Responding to Tragedy
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Jennifer Barahona, LCSW
Jennifer Barahona, LCSW
Executive Director and CFO
Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation
Allison Gilbert
Allison Gilbert
Covering Catastrophe
Amy Nitza, Ph.D.
Amy Nitza, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Disaster Mental Health
SUNY New Paltz
Danny R. Stebbins
Danny R. Stebbins
Connecticut State Police (Retired)
Closing Remarks
3:45pm - 4:00pm
You are also invited to attend our 16th Annual
Day of Remembrance Information Forum. Click here for more information

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