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Understanding the Growing Mental Health Crisis: A Conversation About Access, Advocacy and Parity

A Virtual Panel Discussion Hosted by Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

October 23, 2020

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Developing and disseminating effective treatments for mental health disorders is only the beginning of getting evidence-based treatment to those who need it. Many individuals who suffer from mental health disorders face insurmountable barriers to accessing these life-saving treatments. Join Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy for a virtual panel discussion featuring prominent leaders and stakeholders working to bring effective mental health treatment to under resourced individuals and communities.


Panelists

Patrick J. Kennedy – Former U.S. Representative

Estelle B. Richman – Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Hugh Hogan – Executive Director of the van Ameringen Foundation

Jill Bowen, PhD – Acting Commissioner at the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)

Moderator

Allen R. Miller, PhD – Beck Institute CBT Program Director

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Patrick J. Kennedy

Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is proud to honor former U.S. Representative Patrick J. Kennedy as the recipient of the 2020 Beck Institute Excellence Award for his work advancing evidence-based practices, policies, and programming in mental health and addiction.


Schedule

Friday, October 23
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.Welcome Remarks from Beck Institute Executive Director Lisa Muchnick Pote, MSW
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.Former US Representative Patrick J. Kennedy accepts the Beck Institute Excellence Award, presented by Judith S. Beck, PhD and Aaron T. Beck, MD 
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.Understanding the Growing Mental Health Crisis: A Conversation about Access, Advocacy, and Parity – a discussion panel with Patrick J. Kennedy, Estelle B. Richman, Hugh Hogan, and Jill Bowen, PhD, moderated by Allen R. Miller, PhD
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.Audience Q&A
4:45 – 5:00 p.m.Closing Remarks from Beck Institute President Judith S. Beck, PhD

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Thank you to the sponsors of this panel discussion!

Cohen Veterans NetworkeCity InteractiveEigenX
Friedman LLPTactixTompkins VIST Bank
Meyer Architecture and DesignRogers Behavioral HealthWoods Services
Zog IncBridge View MediaInnovative Commercial Interiors