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Saks Institute Symposium 2011
Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

The USC Gould School of Law, a State Bar of California-approved provider, certifies this activity qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit in the amount of 3.75 hours.

Friday, April 22, 2011 - Morning Session

 

PROGRAM
"Ethics, Mental Illness, and Mechanical Restraints"
9:00-9:10 am Opening remarks by Dean Robert Rasmussen

Introduction by Elyn Saks
Director of the Saks Institute and USC Law professor
9:10-9:50 am Robert Schopp, Ph.D., J.D.
Professor of Law, Psychology, and Philosophy
University of Nebraska

Justifying Intrusive Interventions: Police Power or Parens Patriae

Media: Video | PowerPoint

9:50-10:05 am Q & A with Bob Schopp
10:05-10:45 am Jan Costello, J.D.
Professor of Law
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Loyola Marymount University

Children and Mechanical Restraints/Seclusion

Media: Video

10:45-11:00 am Q & A with Jan Costello
11:00-11:15 am Break
11:15am-11:55 am Phil Fennell
Professor of Law
Cardiff University, UK

A Comparative Discussion of the Views in the UK on Use of Mechanical Restraints

Media: Video | Word

11:55-12:10 pm Q & A with Phil Fennell
12:10-1:00 pm Lunch

 

Friday, April 22, 2011 - Afternoon Session

 

PROGRAM
"Ethics, Mental Illness, and Mechanical Restraints"
1:00-1:40 pm Keris Jän Myrick MBA, PhDc
President and CEO
Project Return Peer Support Network

Mechanical Restraints: Unintended Consequences
1:40-1:55 pm Q & A with Keris Jän Myrick
1:55-2:35 pm Roderick Shaner, M.D.
Medical Director
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Alysa Solomon, Ph.D. Director of Social Inclusion
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Monitoring Restraint Use to Identify Best Practices

Media: PowerPoint

2:35-2:50 pm Q & A with Roderick Shaner and Alysa Solomon
2:50-3:05 pm Break
3:05-3:45 pm Kenneth Duckworth, M.D.
Medical Director of NAMI
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

A Case Study: Changing Cultures and Outcomes on Restraint and Seclusion in Massachusetts

Media: Video

3:45-4:00 pm Q & A with Ken Duckworth

 

Saturday, April 23, 2011 - Morning Session

 

PROGRAM
"Ethics, Mental Illness, and Mechanical Restraints"
9:00-9:10 am Opening remarks by Elyn Saks
Director of the Saks Institute and USC Law professor
9:10-9:50 am Charles Curie, MA, ACSW
Principal, The Curie Group

Reducing and Eliminating Seclusion and Restraint: The Leadership Factor

Media: Video | PowerPoint

9:50-10:05 am Q & A with Charles Curie
10:05-10:45 am Lori Ashcraft, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Recovery Opportunity Center

An Organization Eliminates Seclusion and Restraint

Media: Video

10:45-11:00 am Q & A with Lori Ashcraft
11:00-11:15 am Break
11:15am-noon Stephan Haimowitz, J.D.
Burton Blatt Institute
Syracuse University

Comments on the presentations

Media: Video

12:00-1:00 pm Ben Carey
New York Times Behavior Reporter

Q&A with symposium speakers

Media: Video

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