New Connections Regional Meeting

Start: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 6:30 am

End: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 6:30 am

UNM Student Union Building (SUB)


"You Got to Prove it Beyond a Doubt: Knowldege, Evidence, & Practice in American Indian Mental Health Services"
Presented by Joseph Gone, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology & American Culture
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
UNM SUB, Lobo Rooms A&B
Thursday, September 9, 2010 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.

New Connections Panel
Presented by Grantees and alumni of New Connections Program
Panelists Include: 
Dr. Juliette Roddy is a Health Economist teaching in the Public Policy Program at the University of Michigan Dearborn.  She serves on the quality improvement committee for Detroit's American Indian Health and Family Services Agency, an urban health clinic.  She is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.  Her current research project is entitled, "An Economic and Ethnographic Investigation of the Fresh Start Project (Detroit)" (R21 DA 027145) and studies prostitution reform and drug treatment as administered throught the 36th District Drug Treatment Court and Detroit's Bureau of Substance Abuse.

Dr. Belcourt-Dittloff (Otter Woman) is an American Indian Assistant Professor in the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at theUniversity of Montana's Pharmacy Practice and School of Public and Community Health Sciences Departments.  (Enrolled tribal member: Blackfeet, Chippewa, Mandan & Hidasta.) Her doctorate is in clinical psychology, and the foci of her research--funded by numerous grants--include trauma, posttraumatic stress reactions, risk, resiliency, psychiatric disorder, culteral resiliency, and spirituality in the context of American Indian communities.  She has also provided clinical services to diverse clientele in a variety of settings.

UNM SUB, Lobo Rooms A&B
Thursday, September 9, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

New Connections Reception
UNM SUB, Santa Ana Rooms A&B
Thursday, September 9, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m