Violence, Mental Health, & Communities
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care and
The Violence Institute of New Jersey
Announces a conference
Violence, Mental Health, & Communities
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 24, 2014
Douglas Boyle, JD, PhD, Violence Institute of New Jersey - Rutgers University Behavioral Health
Dorothy Espelage, PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Espelage is a nationally recognized researcher and thought-leader in the areas of bullying, violence against teachers, and violence targeted towards LGBTQ individuals.
Kent A. Kiehl, PhD, University of New Mexico and nonprofit Mind Research Network. Dr. Kiehl is a leading investigator in the neuroscience of psychopathy. His laboratory has amassed the world's largest brain imaging database of forensic populations (over 3000 inmates to date). He has published over 125 papers and his work has been featured on NPR, Scientific American, and in The New Yorker.
Raymond Knight, PhD, Brandeis University. Dr. Knight has done pioneering research on the
Jeffrey Mattes, MD, Rutgers University Correctional Health Care, and the Psychopharmacology Research Association of Princeton. Dr. Mattes is a psychiatrist who has conducted many studies evaluating medications for the treatment of impulsive aggression, and has written influential papers on this topic.
Steven M. Silverstein, PhD, Dr. Silverstein is an expert in behavioral interventions for people with serious mental illness, including psychological interventions to reduce aggression, and to promote improved cognitive functioning and social adaptation. Dr. Silverstein is the Director, Division of Schizophrenia Research, and Executive Director, Violence Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers -University Behavioral Health Care; and Professor of Psychiatry, Rutgers -Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Piscataway, NJ
Jeffrey A. Mattes, MD intends to discuss non-FDA-approved or investigational use of the following medications: "There are no medications which are FDA approved for the treatment of impulsive aggression; therefore, all of the medication Dr. Mattes will be discussing will be non-FDA-approved for this indication. However, they will all be medications which are FDA approved for other uses (e.g., Bipolar Disorder)".
All other speakers and the members of the planning committee have indicated that they have nothing to disclose.
Commercial Support:There is no commercial support for this activity.
Continuing Education Credits
Certificate will be emailed to you three weeks after the contact hour request form is received.
Certified Counselor: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and a co-sponsor of this program. Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care may award NBCC approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP maintains responsibility for the content of this program. (7 clock hours). Approval Number 6198.
Nurse: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission On Accreditation. P#204-7/012-15 (8.1 contact hours). Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, NJSNA or ANCC of any commercial products or services.
Psychologist: Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Instructional Level: Beginning. (7 CE Credits)
Educators: May receive credit for (7) Professional Development Hours.
Screener Recertification: In compliance with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care-Technical Assistance Center (TAC) policy, 7 full TAC Continuing Education credits will be issued only to Screeners who attend the entire scheduled class.
Marriage and Family Therapist: This course will count for recertification credit towards NJ DCA marriage and Family Board licenses and certifications. Approved for 7 recertification credits. Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Approval #1902010. Approval number for this course #1902010C204.
Social Worker (The New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners): This program is approved for social work continuing education hours by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care in accordance with New Jersey administrative code 13:44G and recognized by The New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners. This program is approved for 8 general continuing education hours. IMPORTANT NOTE: Social Workers must be prepared to write in their Social Work license/certification/registration number and license jurisdiction on the sign in sheet. Please be sure to bring this information with you to the training.
Social Worker (Association of Social Workers Board): Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, provider
Please contact Sharon Eaton at (732) 235-9282 with any questions or concerns regarding continuing education documentation for this activity.
THE HYATT REGENCY NEW BRUNSWICK
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE HYATT REGENCY NEW BRUNSWICK
GPS Address: 200 Neilson Street New Brunswick NJ 08901
From Newark International Airport:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike South 19 miles to Exit 9. Proceed on Route 18 North 3 miles to Route 27 South. Travel 2 blocks to Neilson Street. Turn left. Hotel is on left. From Route 1, South or North: Take Route 18 North 3 miles to Route 27 South. Travel 2 blocks to Neilson Street. Turn left. Hotel is on left.
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