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Voices Fealgood
 
 
VOICES Resiliency Symposium
 
Friday, May 18
 
Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
North Avenue Academic Building
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opening Remarks
 
John Feal, FealGood Foundation
Mary Fetchet, Voices of September 11th
 
 
 
Keynote Presentation
 
Transcending Trauma: Promoting Resilience and Coping After Loss
 
Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, EdD, MPH
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Adjunct Faculty
Georgetown University
 
In the aftermath of traumatic events, both individuals and communities can be empowered through culturally appropriate interventions that support resiliency and recovery. In this presentation, innovative models for effective trauma treatment and crisis interventions will be discussed. Participants will gain an understanding of the short and long-term consequences of traumatic events, and develop skills in managing reactions, and practicing self-care strategies.
 
 
 
Accessing Medical and Mental Health Treatment Through
the World Trade Center Health Program
 
Adriana Feder, MD
Director, Trauma and Resilience Program
Associate Director for Research, WTC Mental Health Program
 
Priyanka Upadhyaya, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, WTC Health Program, Bellevue
 
Leigh Wilson, MD
Medical Director for the Queens WTC Health Program
 
 
 
Peer-to-Peer Roundtables
 
 
 
Afternoon Breakout sessions
 
Building Resiliency and Developing Coping Skills
 
Barry Mascari, EdD, LPC, LCADC
Chair, Counselor Education Department, Kean University
 
Jane Webber, PhD, LPC, DRCC
Doctoral Program Committee Chair
Counselor Education Department, Kean University
 
An interactive session helping to develop a plan for resiliency based
on recent brain, nervous system, and new research.
 
 
Living with Loss: Does Time Heal All Wounds?
 
Connie Palmer, LCSW
Clinical Training Director, Imagine
 
Mandi Zucker, MSW
Program Director, Imagine
 
 
 
Treatment Modalities
 
Adriana Feder, MD
Director, Trauma and Resilience Program
Associate Director for Research, WTC Mental Health Program
 
Priyanka Upadhyaya, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, WTC Health program, Bellevue
 
 
 
Promoting Post-Traumatic Growth
 
Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, EdD, MPH
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Adjunct Faculty Georgetown University
 
 
 
Coping When It Really Counts through Mindfulness
 
Barry Mascari, EdD, LPC, LCADC
Jane Webber, PhD, LPC, DRCC
 
Leave with a practical set of skills to promote emotion regulation in time of stress.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

VOICES Provides Support Services

VOICES Staff Provides Support Services Including: Assessments, Support Groups, Referrals, Commemorative Events, Workshops.

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