Programs & Centers

“Balancing Public Health and Individual Liberties: Exploring New Options in Outpatient Treatment”
April 25, 2011

Sponsored by:
The University of Maryland Schools of Law, Medicine, and Social Work

Agenda

8:30-9:00 Registration and continental breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks from Jay Perman, M.D., President, University of Maryland, Baltimore; Introduction by Phoebe A. Haddon, J.D., Dean and Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law

Panel 1: Research on Outcomes of Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)

9:15-9:25 Introduction of Speaker: Steven S. Sharfstein, M.D., President/CEO Sheppard Pratt Health System
9:25-10:05 Marvin S. Swartz, M.D., Division Head, Social and Community Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center
10:05-10:35 Panel Discussion; Introduction by George Unick, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work
  • Jane D. Plapinger, MPH, President/CEO, Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Inc
  • Anita Everett, M.D., Section Director, Community and General Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital
  • Janet Edelman, M.S., Board Member, NAMI Maryland
10:35-10:50 Break

Panel 2: Legal framework of AOT options

10:50-11:00 Introduction of Panelists: Diane Hoffmann, J.D., Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Professor of Law
11:00-11:15 Professor Richard Boldt, University of Maryland School of Law
An Overview of State Laws
11:15–11:30 Professor Amanda Pustilnik, University of Maryland School of Law
A Perspective on Kendra’s Law
11:30-12:00 Richard Bonnie, LLB, Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, University of Virginia School of Law and Chair of the Virginia Commission of Mental Health law Reform A View from Virginia (by videoconference)
12:00–12:15 Break
12:15–12:55 Panel Discussion; Introduction by Anthony Lehman, M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Susan Sugar Nathan, J.D., Susan Sugar Nathan, PA (Baltimore County)
  • Henry Dlugacz, MSW, J.D., Partner, Beldock Levine Hoffman LLP
  • W. Lawrence Fitch, J.D., Director of Forensic Services, Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration
12:55-1:45 Lunch
1:35–1:45 Introduction to Afternoon Small Group Sessions
1:45-3:00 Small Group Sessions
Facilitators: Ramona Buck, Lou Gieszl, Barbara Grochal, Diane Hoffmann, Jonathan Rosenthal, Stacy Smith, Rachel Wohl, Roger Wolf
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:00 Closing

This event is made possible through support from:

Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO)
Law & Health Care Program at the University of Maryland School of Law
Reuben Shiling Mental Health Law Fund
and the Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland School of Law


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