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VOICES Resiliency Symposium
 
Knowledge to Practice:
Pathways to Long-Term Healing
A Victim-Centered Approach
 
Saturday, September 9, 2017
 
 
Join us for a day of clinically informed presentations from leading researchers and clinicians working in the field of trauma. Topics include complicated grief; brainspotting; treatment modalities for children and families; identifying the long-term needs of victims' families, responders and survivors; group treatment modalities; and responding to and recovering from traumatic events.
 
The daylong symposium is intended for mental health professionals, victims' services, emergency managers, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders.
 
 
This event is free of charge for victims' families, responders and survivors impacted by acts of terrorism and mass violence.
 
 
Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York City
 
 
Registration Opens: 8:00 am
Program: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
5 Clinical CEUs Available
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panel Discussions
 
 
Registration
8:00am
 
 
 
 
Opening Remarks
9:00am - 9:30am
 
 
 
 
Complicated Grief
9:30am - 10:15am
 
M. Katherine Shear, MD
M. Katherine Shear, MD
Director, The Center for Complicated Grief
Columbia School of Social Work
 
 
 
 
Identifying the Needs of Victims'
Families, Survivors and Responders
10:15 - 11:15am
 
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Mary Fetchet, LCSW
Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
Moderator
 
Kimberly Flynn
Kimberly Flynn
9/11 Environmental Action
Chair WTCHP Survivor Steering Committee
 
Amy O'Neill, MS
Amy O'Neill, MS
Massachusetts Resiliency Center
Survivor Advocacy Panel Member
 
Thomas Veivia
Thomas Veivia
Supervisory Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation (Retired)
 
 
 
 
Break
11:15am - 11:30am
 
 
 
 
Treatment Modalities for Children and Families
11:30am - 12:30pm
 
Courtney Bancroft, Psy.D.
Courtney Bancroft, Psy.D.
Private Practice
New York City
 
Deb DelVecchio Scully, LPC
Deb DelVecchio Scully, LPC
Former Clinical Recovery Leader
Newtown Recovery and Resiliency
 
Suzanne Phillips
Suzanne 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, Co-Chair of Community Outreach of the AGPA
 
Ann Webster, Ph.D.
Ann Webster, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine
 
 
 
 
Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
 
 
 
Healing Trauma with Brainspotting
1:30pm - 2:15pm
 
David Grand, Ph.D.
David Grand, Ph.D.
Founder and Developer
Brainspotting Method
 
 
 
 
Responding to Tragedy
2:30pm - 3:45pm
 
Jennifer Barahona, LCSW
Jennifer Barahona, LCSW
Executive Director and CFO
Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation
 
Allison Gilbert
Allison Gilbert
Author
Covering Catastrophe
 
Amy Nitza, Ph.D.
Amy Nitza, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Disaster Mental Health
SUNY New Paltz
 
Danny R. Stebbins
Danny R. Stebbins
Colonel
Connecticut State Police (Retired)
 
 
 
 
Closing Remarks
3:45pm - 4:00pm
 
 
 
 
Visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You are also invited to attend our 16th Annual
Day of Remembrance Information Forum. Click here for more information
 
 
 

 
 
Thank you to our sponsor:
 
Rutgers
 
 
 
 
 

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