Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

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Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

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Oscar Jimenez-Solomon, MPH, Research Scientist and Research Coordinator, NYS Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence, NYS Psychiatric Institute Peggy Swarbrick, PhD, FAOTA, Wellness Institute Director, Collaborative Support Programs of NJ, Associate Professor, Rutgers University Poverty and economic dependency are barriers to the recovery and rehabilitation of people with serious mental illness. This talk will present the lessons of the Collaborative Support Programs of NJ in providing the financial wellness services to help individuals overcome poverty and dependency. Finally, the talk will comment on key components of a peer supported intervention to empower individuals to gain control over their finances, overcome poverty, build financial security and achieve self-sufficiency. Goals of this Talk: Discuss how poverty and economic dependency challenge the employment, recovery and rehabilitation of people with serious mental illness. Share the lessons of the Collaborative Support Programs of NJ, a peer-run agency, in providing economic empowerment supports for individuals in recovery; and provide examples of the types of economic empowerment services that can help individuals to overcome poverty and achieve financial security. Discuss the main components of the Peer Supported Economic Empowerment model (PSEE), a peer-facilitated intervention being developed by the New York State Psychiatric Institute Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence in partnership with the Institute of Wellness and Recovery at the Collaborative Support Programs of NJ. For more information on the Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence please go to
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Roberto Lewis-Fernandez MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, Director of the NYS Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence, and Hispanic Treatment Program, at New York State Psychiatric... more

Dr. Samantha Morrison, PhD from CUCARD clinic will be speaking The talk will be moderated by Bridget Poznanski, B.S., Program Coordinator for the Youth Anxiety Center at CUCARD The talk will focus on discussing common anxiety... more

Sapana R. Patel PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Research Scientist, Research Associate, Center for Excellence in Cultural Competence Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-r, SAP, Sr. Vice President Psychosocial... more

Neil Krishan Aggarwal, MD, MBA, MA, Columbia University Medical Center, Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Research Psychiatrist. Ravi DeSilva, Associate Director, Inpatient Psychiatry... more

Ali M. Mattu, Ph.D., Instructor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) He will be discussing the history, diagnosis, epidemiology/prevalence,... more

Todays speakers are: Stephanie Le Melle MD – Co-Director of Public Psychiatry Education at NYSPI Sidney Hankerson MD- Research Scientist at NYSPI. Dr. Hankerson is studying the synergy of mental health and religious... more

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Today's speakers are: Davangere Devanand, MD, Chief of The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the New York Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Gregory Pelton, MD, Attending Physician in the Late... more