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2018 Judicial Summit on Mental Health


Plenary, General Session 1

Mental Health and Intellectual Development Disability (IDD) Literacy

Presentation by: Carol Nati, MD, MS
Medical Director
MHMR of Tarrant County, Pecan Valley Centers, and Helen Farabee Centers

Plenary, General Session 2

Creating Integrated Adult and Children's Mental Health Systems

Presentation by:
Andy Keller, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas

Plenary, General Session 3

Changing Lives Through Specialty Courts and Dockets

Presentation by:
Hon. Ruben Reyes
72nd District Court
Lubbock & Crosby Counties

Adult Track: Session 1

Information Sharing in Criminal Justice/Mental Health Collaborations: Working with Privacy Laws

Presentation by:
John Petrila, JD, LL.M
Vice President of Adult Policy
Texas State of Mind, The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Children & Youth Track: Session 1

Becoming Trauma-Informed: Updates from DFPS and TJJD

Presentation by:
Kristene Blackstone
Associate Commissioner
Child Protective Services, Texas Department of Family & Protective Services

Children & Youth Track: Session 2

Are the Kids Alright? Preventing Youth Suicide

Presentation by:
Janet Pozmantier and Betsy Blanks
Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston



Children & Youth Track: Session 4

Ensuring Racial Equity in Serving Children and Youth

Presentation by:
Sheila Craig, MA
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

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