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NARPA 2009 Annual Conference

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National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy is holding their important annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

What
  • Convention
When Sep 09, 2009 03:00 AM to
Sep 12, 2009 03:00 AM
Where Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Contact Name
Contact Phone 205-464-0101
Attendees All welcome.
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NARPA 2009 ANNUAL RIGHTS CONFERENCE


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RIGHTS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY [NARPA]


September 9 to 12, 2009

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak

Phoenix, Arizona, USA



Advocacy for Rights in a New Era

Conference begins Wednesday evening and ends at noon Saturday

Three Conference Tracks include:

  • Guardianship/Forced Treatment
  • Recovery/Alternatives to Medical Model Treatment
  • Advocacy & Legal Strategies for Challenging Times


CLEs, CEUs, credit for CPRP will be offered


Further information will be posted on NARPA's website http://www.narpa.org  for more information.

E-mail narpa@aol.com  or call 205-464-0101 for more information.  

Hello,

NARPA has announced the lineup and its preliminary schedule for this year's excellent conference.  I hope you can come.

http://www.narpa.org/2009NARPAConferenceRegistration.pdf
NARPA's 27th Annual
Rights Conference
Advocacy for Rights in a New Era
September 9-12, 2009, Phoenix Arizona

2009 Conference Featured Speakers
Ira Burnim
Nationally Known Advocate & Legal Director
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Lisa St. George
Survivor & Director of Award-Winning California Peer Program  

Stefan Kruszewski, MD
Prominent Critic of Inaccurate Research
& Off-Label Promotion by Pharmaceutical Industry
 
Kim Hopper
Medical Anthropologist & Co-Director
Center to Study Recovery in Social Contexts

Special Presentations by

Linda Andre
Author of Doctors of Deception:
What They Don’t Want You To Know About Shock Treatment

Susan Stefan
Significant Developments in Mental Health Law - 2009

Conference Tracks will emphasize:

Guardianship & Forced Treatment
Recovery & Alternatives to Medical Model Treatment
Advocacy & Legal Strategies for Challenging Times
 

All  conference activities will be held at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort.

More information  check NARPA’s website at www.narpa.org for frequent updates!


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