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PSI Main Conference Agenda 2016

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
901 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108

FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2016



Vivien Burt, MD

Depression in Pregnancy: Making Sense of Conflicting Literature about Risks of Treatment with Antidepressants

 COUPLECrystal Clancy, MA, LMFT and Lisa Cross, MA, LMFT

 native american mom babyPam Barnes-Palty, M.Ed., M.A.

 tinkelmanAmanda Tinkelman, M.D
Bipolar Disorder and Postpartum Psychosis
Hartman.Culture, Shame and MotherhoodMeggan Hartman, PhD
Culture, Shame, and Motherhood Identity
 npaSage Saxton, Psy.D. and Pec Indman, EdD, MFT

 white.smithAmy-Rose White MSW, LCSW and Elizabeth Smith, MPH, ICCE, IBCLE, RLC

paiShoshana Bennett, PhD and Jane Honikman, MS
Workshop I

2016 Postpartum Action Institute Worksheet
 Avoiding Crisis and the Loss of Life PSI conference 2016Angela Burling RN, MSN and Chris Raines, RN, MSN, APRN-BC
Avoiding Crisis and the Loss of Life by Recognizing and Treating Postpartum Psychosis
 Entin.PSI Mental Health Care Orthodox Jewish FamilyDvora Entin, LCSW
Maternal Mental Health Care and the Orthodox Jewish Family: Cultural Insights
 daddy.babyDaniel B. Singley, Ph.D., ABPP
Fathers’ Perinatal Mental Health: Yes, It Exists and What You Should Do About It
 Duson.PSI Conference 2016 -CPFH. without picturesSherry J. Duson and Kim Jones, M.A. LMFT M.A. LPC-S, LMFT-S
Increasing Access to Care Using a Private Practice Training Model
 Adacka.Regalado.Shoemaker.Kaufman.New Family CareNyssa Adackapara, MD; Michael Regalado; MD Erica Shoemaker, MD, MPH; Gabrielle Kaufman, MA,LPCC,BC-DMT,NCC
The New Family Care Clinic- Integration in Every Direction
 OHARA SPIRITOMalina Spirito, Psy.D., M.Ed. and Megan O’Hara, MSW, LCSW
A Hybrid Integrated Care Model: A Novel Approach to Maternal Mental Health
 vectoreaAdrienne Griffen; Tonya Fulwider; Crystal Clancy

Roundtable Discussion for Nonprofit Leadership Handout



for Maternal Mental Health


Sherry Payne, MSN, RN, CNE, IBCLC

Maternal Mental Health and Cultural Competency: The Impact on Low-Income African American Women

 FLOWERAmber Rukaj, M.A., LMFT, PP Doula and Chelsea Haakmeester, M.A., IMF

 ca.COMJoy Burkhard, MBA and Bruce Spurlock, MD
California Maternal Mental Health Commission-‐Findings and Recommendations
 AMITA Health Perinatal IOP for PSI (75min)F_useKimberly McCue, M.A. Lita Simanis, MSW, LCSW Melissa Gonski, MA, LCPC
Amita: Developing A Perinatal Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient Program
 Griffis.PSI.MyB 2016Diana Griffis, MS, LMFT
Mamás y Bebés Program- Replication of a Perinatal Preventive Intervention of Postpartum Depression for the Latina Population – Adapting and Supporting the use of the Promotora Model
 Kaufman.KEEPING MOMS & BABIES SAFE 5-5-16Gabrielle Kaufman, MA,LPCC, BC-DMT,NCC; Caron Post, PhD; Patrisha Taylor, MFT, PhD (candidate)
Keeping Mothers and Babies Safe: Building Relationships with CPS
 Davis.Kenig.Rosales.WarmlinesWendy Davis, PhD; Marisela Rosales, LCSW; Dalia Kenig, MA, MFT
Perinatal Mental Health Warmlines: Training Volunteers, Sustaining Services, and Dealing with Emergencies
 supportgroupAngela Burling R.N., M.S.N. and Sharon Gerdes, B.S., C.F.S.
Postpartum Psychosis Survivors – Making a Difference
(Second Annual Postpartum Psychosis Survivors Support Group)

 Chameides.Supporting Parents GriefLaurie Chameides, LCSW and Joanna Cole, PhD
A Model for Perinatal Palliative Care: Helping Mothers and Families Say Goodbye at Birth
 AMITA Health Perinatal IOP for PSI (75min)F_useKimberly McCue, MA; Lita Simanis, MSW, LCSW; Patrick McGrath, PhD
AMITA Health Perinatal IOP Anxiety Program 
 Neufeld.Yoga for Mama's Mood for PSI 2016Suzannah Neufeld, MFT RYT
Yoga and Mindfulness for Mama’s Mood: Healing Tools for PMAD
 Hesser.Perinatal Transitions
 Cycon.Meyer.PSI Managing Difficult SituationsBirdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA and Annette Cycon, LICSW
Managing Difficult Situations in Support Groups
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When the Bough Breaks, a Movie about Postpartum Depression

Celebrity Chef and mom, Aarti Sequeira


VJF in Office, 2000

Vincent Felitti, MD

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Mental and Biomedical Health

 hibbert self esteemChristina G. Hibbert, Psy.D
Self-Esteem Identity and PMADs-A New Approach Hibbert
 inland empireLisa Dryan, LCSW ; Gregory E. Burchett, and panel
Building and Financing Grassroots Coalitions through Relationships
 Barnes. PSI PPP and trauma informed understandingDiana Lynn Barnes, PhD
Trauma Informed Understanding of Postpartum Psychosis
 Jones.2Pharmacogenetics and Pesonalized MedicineHelen W Jones RN, APN, C., PhD


 McManus.PSI PMADMarybeth McManus, BSN, MPA, RN-BC
Zucker Hillside: Opening an Inpatient Perinatal Psychiatry Unit — Lessons Learned
 Mahmoodi PPT PSI conference 2016Venus Mahmoodi, M.S.
Perinatal Cultural and Religious Practices of U.S. Muslim Women
 paiShoshana Bennett, PhD and Jane Honikman, MS
Workshop II

2016 Postpartum Action Institute Worksheet
 Hesser.Traumatic Birth Impact on Mothers and BondingJane Hesser, MFA, MSW, LICSW
Traumatic Birth Impact on Mothers and Bonding
 vectoreaAdrienne Griffen; Tonya Fulwider; Crystal Clancy
Roundtable Discussion for Nonprofit Leadership Agenda – Part IINon Profit Roundtable Handout
Newton.Final Postpartum Support International
Ruth P. Newton, Ph.D. &  Khawla Suleiman-Qafiti, M.D., MAS, FAAP
Maternal postpartum depression screening, assessment and treatment: a pilot program
Schneider.Expressive Arts with New MomsAndrea Schneider, MSW, LCSW

 Clark.DeFazio.GarciaPSI presentationShannon L. Clark, MD; Elizabeth A. DeFazio RN, MS; Nuria S. García-Ruiz, MD


 Reminick.Rukag.Nguyen.Semino-Asaro.PSIAlison Reminick, MD; Theresa Nguyen, PMHNP; Amber Rukaj, MFT
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in the Military
 yukolYuko M. Leong RN, PHN, MS, PHCNS-BC
Leong.PSI.Life Course Theory (LCT)
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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito, Advocacy Chair for the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health

Commissioner to the Special Legislative Commission on Postpartum Depression for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Legislation – A Call to Action
From Grassroots to Capitol Hill

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David Levine, MD
Daniel Singley, PhD

 donnellGaby Donnell, LCSW

Joann M. O’Leary, PhD, MPH, MS]

 traumainformedcareAnnette Cycon, LICSW; Heidi Koss, MA
Utilizing Trauma Informed Practice in Postpartum Groups
 Testa.Walch.PSInorthwellfinalTina Walch, MD; Amanda Tinkelman, MD; Pauline Walfisch, LCSW; Lisa Testa, PhD
This is Not Your Mothers’ PMAD: Complex Cases and Clinical Pearls
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Playing Monopoly with God
& Other True Stories

Post-Conference Performance
Melissa Bangs makes her way to the stage for an evening of storytelling

Saturday, June 25th
$20 Advanced   $24 At Door

6:15 PM Cash Bar – 7:00 PM Performance
The Hilton, Cortez Ball Room
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