VOICES Resiliency Symposium
Knowledge to Practice:  Pathways to Long-Term Healing

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York, NY

Join us for an insightful day featuring presentations, panel discussions, and interactive educational sessions led by accomplished subject matter experts, clinicians and researchers.
The symposium is intended for mental health professionals, emergency managers, law enforcement, students, and other community stakeholders working in the field of trauma and victims' services.
5 clinical CEUs are available in CT, NJ, and PA; NY pending.


Perspectives on Meeting the Resilience Imperative

 Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science

Director, Center for Resilience Studies

Co-Director, George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security

Northeastern University


Grief in Bereaved Family Members: Understanding Normative and Complicated Reactions

  Stephen J. Cozza, MD

Associate Director, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University


M. Katherine Shear, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University School of Social Work

Director, the Center for Complicated Grief  


 Addressing the Needs of Victims' Families in the Aftermath and Beyond    

  Liam Lowney

Executive Director, Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance


Sue O'Sullivan

Canada's Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime


Kathryn Turman

Assistant Director, FBI's Office of Victim Assistance



The Resiliency Pathway

Joseph C. Napoli, MD

Clinical Psychologist and Co-Director, Resiliency LLC


V. Alex Kehayan, Ed.D.

Psychiatrist and Co-Director, Resiliency LLC


Approaches to Fostering Resilience in Children and Families After Trauma

Maureen Underwood, LCSW

Clinical Director, Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide


Craig Haen, Ph.D., RDT, CGP, LCAT, FAGPA

Clinical Director, Adolescent Services of Kids in Crisis

Assistant Clinical Director, ANDRUS

 Victims' Families: Voices for Change

Mary Fetchet, LCSW

Founding Director, Voices of September 11th


Susheel Gupta

Director, Air India Victims' Families Association

Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal


Heidi Illingworth

Executive Director, Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime


Co-sponsored by the Rutgers School of Social Work.

Visit our website at www.voicesofseptember11.org for the full agenda, complete speaker biographies, and registration.  

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