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Saks Institute Spring Symposium 2015
Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics
- SAKS INSTITUTE FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW, POLICY, AND ETHICS
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The Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics
and USC Gould School of Law
Saks Institute Spring Symposium 2015
Mental Health on Campus:
Keys to Success for University,
Community College and Veteran Students
Monday, March 30, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Town & Gown Ballroom
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Video & Presentations:
Introduction to Saks Institute 2015 Spring Symposium "Mental Health on Campus"
Session 1: Getting Admitted, Oriented, and Off to a Good Start: First Steps
- Click to view the video in Session 1.
- Click to download the PPT presentation for Karen (Casey) Carr in Session 1.
Session 2: Leaves and Returns: Supportive and Sensible Policies
- Click to view the video in Session 2.
- Click to download the PPT presentation for Julia Graff in Session 2.
Session 3: Support Networks: Programs, Professors and Fellow Students
- Click to view the video in Session 3.
- Click to download the PPT presentation for Ana Aguayo-Bryant in Session 3.
- Click to download the PPT presentation for Taisha Caldwell in Session 3.
Session 4: Launching for a Successful Career: Preparing Students for the Future
- Click to view the video in Session 4.
- Click to download the PPT presentation for Julie White in Session 4.
Session 5: Final Synthesis and Remarks: Four Chairs
You may download the conference schedule in Adobe PDF format.
Continental Breakfast available at 8am
Welcome and Introduction to Program
Michael Quick, Interim Provost, University of Southern California
9:00 - 9:10 am
Elyn Saks, Director, Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Stephen Behnke, Chair, Saks Institute Board of Directors
|9:15-10:30||Getting Admitted, Oriented, and Off to a Good Start:
|10:45-12pm||Leaves and Returns:
Supportive and Sensible Policies
Programs, Professors and Fellow Students
|2:30-3:45pm||Launching for a Successful Career:
Preparing Students for the Future
|4:00-4:45 pm||Final Synthesis and Remarks: Four Chairs|
Reception After Symposium
USC Gould Graduates Celebrate Passing the Bar
December 8, 2017
New lawyers take their oath after passing the nation’s most difficult bar exam
Start with “Yes”
November 27, 2017
During “Conversation with the Dean,” alumnus Paul Richardson (JD1990) shares career insights
Saks Institute Holds Discussion on Involuntary Commitment
November 20, 2017
Judge Jim Bianco ’87 discusses mental health court