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New York City Symposium


VOICES Resiliency Symposium
Knowledge to Practice: Pathways to Long-Term Healing
Friday, September 9, 2016
Keynote Speaker
Listening to the Pain of Others:
Building Resilience to Compassion Fatigue
The Paul Henry Kurzweg, MD Distinguished Chair and Professorship, Tulane University
School of Social Work and Associate Dean for Research and Traumatology Institute Director
Our thanks to those who joined us for a day of clinically informed presentations from leading researchers and clinicians working in the field of trauma. Topics included compassion fatigue, mitigating secondary traumatic stress, identifying the long-term needs of victim's families, group treatment modalities, mental health considerations, and best practices in responding to and recovering from traumatic events. The daylong symposium educated mental health professionals, victims' services, emergency managers, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders.
Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York City
Registration Opens: 8:00 am
Program: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presentations and Panel Discussions
Restoring Resiliency for Responders to Child Trauma and to Acts of Terrorism
10:15am - 11:15am
April Naturale, Ph.D., Traumatic Stress Specialist
Senior Technical Specialist, ICF International
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.
Executive Director, The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Investigating the Long-Term Impact of Bereavement Due to Terrorism: Factors That Contribute to Trauma, Grief, Growth and Resilience
11:30am - 12:15pm
Stephen J. Cozza, M.D.
Associate Director, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
Healing With Others: Group Interventions for Adults, Children, Teens and Couples Following Traumatic Events
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craig Haen, Ph.D., RDT, CGP, LCAT, FAGPA
Private Practice, White Plains, NY
Adjunct Faculty, New York University & Lesley University
Co-Chair, Community Outreach, American Group Psychotherapy Association
Robert H. Klein, Ph.D., ABPP, FAPA, DLFAGPA, CGP
Clinical Faculty Member, Yale School of Medicine
Suzanne B. 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 and Co-Chair of Community Outreach of the American Group Psychotherapy Association
Kathleen Hubbs Ulman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry (Psychology), Harvard Medical School
VOICES of Experience: Helping Communities Heal After Traumatic Events
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
Lori Harris, LSW, MSW
Program Manager, Voices of September 11th
Stephanie Landau
World Trade Center Health Program Outreach Coordinator, Voices of September 11th
Joseph Napoli, M.D
Psychiatrist and Co-Director, Resiliency LLC
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Responding to and Recovering from Acts of Mass Violence in the U.S. and Abroad
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Sue O'Sullivan
Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, Canada
Heather Cartwright
Director, Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism, National Security Division,
U.S. Department of Justice
Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, CMHS
Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team
Catherine Owen
National Homicide Service Manager
Victim Support UK

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