Here’s the latest schedule for the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology conference in October 2007, with information provided by ICSPP as of 25 July 2007. ICSPP is a sponsor group of MindFreedom. Please note this conference is organized by ICSPP and not MFI. Any changes or feedback, please directly contact ICSPP.
ICSPP was founded by psychiatrist Peter Breggin
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A TWO-DAY MULTI-DISCIPLINARY SEMINAR CONFERENCE FOR PROFESSIONALS, STUDENTS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC
THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGY, Inc.
With the collaboration of the
EDWATCH, MINDFREEDOM, EAGLE FORUM, Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights®)
and AMEDCO, LLC
Marriott Crystal City Hotel at Reagan Airport
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
OCTOBER 13th and 14th, 2007
8 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.
UNIVERSAL MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING AND DRUGGING OF OUR CHILDREN: RISKS VS BENEFITS
focusing on Medical, psychological, legal, policy and economic issues
1. Adult, Child And Parental Legal Rights and Responsibilities
2. Validity and Reliability of Mental Screening Tests
3. Efficacy and Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs
4. Effective Humanistic Approaches to Child Development
5. Policy and Economic Aspects
For more than four decades ICSPP (<http://www.icspp.org/>www.icspp.org), a nonprofit, 501 (c) research and educational network of professionals and lay persons that has been informing professionals, media, and the public about potential dangers of biological theories and treatments in psychiatry.
2007 TENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL
Marriott Crystal City Hotel at Reagan Airport
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
OCTOBER 13th and 14th, 2007, 8 A.M.-6:30 P.M.
This is a preliminary schedule subject to revisions and changes
On Monday, October 15 All members of ICSPP, and our co-sponsoring organizations and registrants are invited to participate in our press meeting and education initiative in Capitol Hill. So please plan accordingly.
. ICSPP Board of Directors meeting
will be held on Friday October 12, 2007 at 6:30pm
Room to be announced
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2007
7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. REGISTRATION
7:30A.M. – 8:30A.M. COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
MORNING SESSIONS: THE PROBLEM
8:15A.M. – 8:30 A.M. Welcome & Introduction: Dominick Riccio, Ph.D. Executive Director, ICSPP and Conference co- chair
Karen Effrem, M.D., Conference co-chair
Lawrence Plumlee, M.D., Conference co-chair
Lloyd Ross, Ph.D., Conference co-chair
Peter R. Breggin, M.D., Founder of ICSPP, Exec. Dir. Emeritus ICSPP
8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: KAREN EFFREM, M.D.
Universal Mental Health Screening: the Facts
9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: FRED BAUGHMAN, M.D.
Who Killed Rebecca Riley?
9:30 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: GRACE JACKSON, M.D.
Chemo Brain – A Psychiatric Drug Phenomenon
10:15 A.M. – 10:30 A.M REFRESHMENT BREAK
10:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Robert Foltz, Ph.D.
11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Peter Breggin, M.D.
The Truth About Bipolar Disorder in Children
11:30 A.M. – 12:00 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: David Oaks, President of
“I Was a College Student Mental Patient: How psychiatric survivors
and mental health professionals can unite for a nonviolent revolution
in youth mental health care.”
12:00 P.M. – 12:30 P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Vera Sharav, Director of AHRP
Topic to be announced
12:30- 1:30 P.M.. LUNCH BREAK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8TH, 2006
1:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Ronald Dworkin, Ph.D.
The History of the Management of Unhappiness
2:00P.M.- 2:30P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Jeffrey Lacasse, MSW, Ph.D. and Jonathan Leo, Ph.D.
Consumer Advertising of Psychiatric Medications: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges
2:30 P.M- 4:00 P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Panel From Great Britain:
Joan Moncrieff, M.D., Sami Timimi, M.D., Barry Turner, J.D., Janice Hill, M.D.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A review of critical theory and practice
Human Rights and Psychiatry’s Capabilities
4:00 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. REFRESHMENT BREAK
4:20 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. PAPER PRESENTATIONS
PRESENTATION A Jeanne Stolzer, Ph.D
Examining the Complexities Associated with Child and Adolescent Development: A Bioevolutionary Review
PRESENTATION B Jeffrey Danco, Ph.D.,
Why psychiatric drugs ‘work’: the attribution of positive effects due to psychological factors
PRESENTATION C Elizabeth Szlek
Biopsychiatry and the Soul: Universal Mental Health Screening and Its Damage to Our Nation’s Children
PRESENTATION D Thomas Garcia
Treatment Myths and Paradigms in Chemical Dependency for the 21st Century
5:05 P.M. – 5:45 P. M.
PRESENTATION F Elizabeth Root, Ph.D.
What You Screen For is What They Get and the Expansion of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
PRESENTATION G Toby Tyler Watson, Psy.D..;
Treatment Center: Pitfalls and Gains of Being Medication Free
PRESENTATION H Jon Jureidini (co-authors Leemon McHenry and Peter Mansfield)
Clinical Trials and Drug Promotion: Selective Reporting of Study 329; You Decide Who Decides – Yeah Right!
PRESENTATION I Noelene Weatherby-Fell
The divide between epilepsy and social and emotional wellbeing – where the children fall
PRESENTATION J Burton Seitler, Ph.D.
Involuntary Hospitalization and Forced Medicating: Not So Uncommon Occurrences
6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. GALA AWARDS DINNER
Mothers tell the truth about the effects of psychotropic drugs on their children.
Keynote Speakers: Theresa Rhodes, Laurie Yorke, Lisa Van Sickle
PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR $50. TICKET IN ADVANCE. SEATING IS LIMITED.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2007 SOLUTIONS
7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Johanna Tabin, Ph.D.
Working with children in psychoanalytic treatment
9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Bose Ravenel, M.D.
Common Behavioral and Learning Problems in Children
An Alternative Non-medical Approach
A Pediatrician’s Perspective
9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: James Gottstein, J.D.
The Psychiatric Drugging of America’s Children: Legal Rights of Children and Parents
10:00a.m. – 10:30 A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: David Stein, Ph.D.
Weaknesses in Psychologist Training: Why Low Treatment Efficacies and Invalid Tests
10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. REFRESHMENT BREAK
10: 45A.M. – 11:00P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Michael Valentine, Ph.D.
Analysis of actual adult-child interaction and communication patterns that are a drug free alternative to the medical-model’s view of ADHD
11:00A.M. – 11:30A.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Dominick Riccio, Ph.D.
Common Sense and Integrity in Psychotherapy When Working with Children and Families
11:30A.M. – 12:00P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: David Keirsey, Ph.D.
ADHD: Issues and Answers
12:30 P.M.-2:00 P.M. COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH
Ron Paul Keynote speech
02:00P.M. – 02:30P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Maureen Kelly, Ph.D.
The Trials (and Tribulations) of One Therapist’s Struggles to
Provide Effective Psychotherapy to Children on Psycho-tropic
02:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Plenary Educational Panel: Brian Kean, Ph.D, Professor James A. Tucker PhD, Professor Thomas P. Cushman, Noelene Weatherby–Fell, BA, MA, Dorothy Cassidy, M.Ed
Whose disorder is it? Protecting normal children: Preventing bullying and creating effective learning environments: Without the use of psychiatric diagnoses and drugs
3:30P.M. – 4:00P.M. Plenary Session: Presenter: Honorable Indiana State Representative Cindy Noe
Universal Mental Health Screening: Another Attack on Parental Rights
4:00 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. REFRESHMENT BREAK
4:15 P.M.- 5:00P.M PAPER PRESENTATIONS
PRESENTATION A Brian Sheen , Ph.D.; The Clear Minded Non-Medication way to resolve “ADD/ADHD
PRESENTATION B Carolyn Crowder, Ph.D. The Adlerian Model of Discipline Training for Parents: An Effective, Practical Alternative to Medicating Children’s Misbehavior
PRESENTATION C Julia Wilkins, Ph.D.: Using Laughter to Develop Healthy Minds and Bodies
PRESENTATION D Albert Galves,Ph.D. and Richard L. Hopkins, Ph.D. The Essentials of School Reform – Creating Schools Which Honor and Nurture Children
PRESENTATION E Patricia Bauerle
Non-pharmaceutical Strategies for Emotional and Behavioral Concerns in Children
5:05 P.M. – 5:50 P.M.
PRESENTATION F John R. Currie, Ed.D.; Time and Cost Effective, Research Supported Interventions for Busy Parents and Stressed Out Teachers of Children with Behavior and Learning Problems
PRESENTATION G Fay Karpouzis, Ph.D.
A new non-pharmacological biopsychosocial intervention for children with ADHD:- Preliminary data from an RCT
PRESENTATION H Patricia Bauerle
Empirical evidence for promoting ecologically-based psychosocial and psycho-educational assessments of strengths and needs while objecting to pharmaceutical-based screenings
PRESENTATION I Peter Resta, Ph.D.;
Trends in Popular Culture and American Children: ADD or PCD (Popular Culture Disorder)
PRESENTATION J Karl Humiston, M.D.; Empowering Mental Healing: The Inner Mystery
MONDAY, OCTOBER 15th, 2007
7:30 A. M. – 8:30 A.M. COMPLIMENTARYCONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
10:00A.M.- 12:00P.M. Press Conference, Legislative staff briefing and education of legislators
Important note about Continuing Education Credits:
You must fill out the forms completely and hand them in at the end of the conference. You must have paid the $25.00 CE fee.
Late, incomplete or unpaid forms will not be eligible for credit.
Satisfactory completion: Participants must have paid tuition fee and completed an online Attendance/Evaluation form in order to receive a continuing education certificate. Participants not fulfilling these requirements will not receive a certificate. Failure to complete the online Attendance/Evaluation form will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire conference. No exceptions can be made. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. Certificates are available immediately after completing the online form by going to the Internet website above.
ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you desire ADA accommodations, please indicate what your needs are at the time of registration. Amedco, LLC and the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.
This program is co-sponsored by Amedco and ICSPP. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Maximum of 14.5 hours.
This program is co-sponsored by Amedco and ICSPP. Amedco is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for certified counselors. We adhere to NBCC continuing education guidelines. Provider #5633. Maximum of 14.5 hours.
This course is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars and Foundations Associates. R. Cassidy Seminars, ASWB provider #1082, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, (<http://www.aswb.org>www.aswb.org), phone: 1- 800-225-6880) through the Approved Education (ACE) program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive up to 14.5 continuing education clock hours in participating in this course.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Course meets the qualifications for 14.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFCC’s and/or LCSW’s as required by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #PCE875.