Regional Medical Director Stephanie C. Eken, MD, will be featured on the Talk of the Town Extra segment as part of the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Mental Health Month. Dr. Eken will talk about the importance of prevention and early identification of mental illness in children, with the goal of helping more adults to recognize the signs that a child might have a mental illness so they can get timely access to appropriate and effective treatment.
The segment first airs on Monday, May 2, at 7:55 a.m. on Nashville’s WTVF News Channel 5 station, with additional times during May (to be announced).
David Jacobi, PhD, is the invited guest speaker for a community presentation at the Appleton Public Library on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. During this free talk, which is sponsored by the OCD Wisconsin, Dr. Jacobi will discuss family accommodation of those with OCD. For details and to RSVP, please visit the OCD Wisconsin website. (Appleton, WI)
Peggy Scallon, MD, medical director of the FOCUS Adolescent Mood Disorder Program, will be a featured guest on “The Morning Blend” television program during the Thursday, May 5, broadcast. Dr. Scallon’s appearance is part of a coordinated series of public education in support of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs May 1 through 7, and Mental Health Month. These national public education campaigns share a common goal of raising awareness and understanding of mental health conditions and the importance of early identification and intervention.
“The Morning Blend” program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. on TODAY’S TMJ4 Milwaukee television station.
National outreach representative Rick Ramsay will be representing Rogers at the national conference of the Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA). In addition to bringing professionals from across the country together to share ideas and discuss critical issues about eating disorders treatment, MEDA maintains a Preferred Treatment Provider Network of clinicians and select national treatment facilities that specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. (Needham, MA)
Rogers is proud to continue its sponsorship of NAMIWalks Greater Milwaukee. The 2016 walk is taking place on Saturday, May 14, at Veterans Park, located on the shores of Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. Check-in is at 9:30 a.m. and the 5k walk begins at 11 a.m. Join our team of walkers – there’s even an option to be a ‘virtual walker.’ Learn more at the NAMIWalks website.
Rogers Memorial Hospital-Oconomowoc medical director Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA, will join colleagues from across the United States and over 50 other countries at this year’s annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition, national outreach representatives Kristy Kaul and Kara Rapozo will be at the Rogers booth throughout the meeting. (Atlanta, GA)
Chad Wetterneck, PhD, a clinical supervisor of PTSD partial hospitalization programs at Rogers, will join outreach representative Janet Gatlin at the second annual conference focused on military service members and veterans. Hosted by UW-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Continuing Education, this two-day conference is designed to increase best practices for counselors, social workers, clinicians, psychologists, physicians, nurses, law enforcement and military-related disciplines as they work to create better services for our military and veteran populations (Milwaukee, WI)
Rogers Memorial Hospital will be the host site for the May 2016 Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) program. Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), the BTTI is an in-depth, three-day intensive training course in Cognitive Behavior Therapy for mental health professionals who are treating individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and related disorders.
UPDATE: the May BTTI program has already filled to capacity; however there is a waiting list.
Due to the incredibly high demand, we encourage you to visit the IOCDF website and complete the BTTI Interest Form to receive notification of future BTTI programs. If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to these upcoming trainings, please call the IOCDF at (617) 973-5801.
Rogers is proud to be the sponsor of the Trichotillomania Learning Center’s (TLC) Professional Training Institute, a three-day intensive training program facilitated by leading experts in the treatment of hair pulling disorder, skin picking disorder, and related body-focused repetitive behaviors. Regional Medical Director Stephanie Eken, MD, FAAP, is faculty presenter at this one-of-a-kind professional training, which provides health care professionals with practical training in current cognitive-behavioral treatment approaches for these behaviors. Online registration is available at their website. For any questions or concerns, contact TLC at 831-457-1004. (Nashville, TN)
David M. Jacobi, PhD, will present “Family Accommodation in Children with Anxiety and Depressive Disorders” during a breakout session on Thursday, June 2, at this annual summer symposium for educators and other professionals hosted by the Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Peabody College at Vanderbilt. National outreach representative Kristy Kaul will also be attending the symposium. (Brentwood, TN)