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Behavioral Emergencies Update
Spring 2001

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Section VII Programming at APA Convention

Graduate Student Spotlight


Debate on End-of-Life Issues:

Dr. Yufit Comments on Dr. Werth Interview

Reply to Dr. Yufit

Dr. Kleespies Comments on Yufit-Werth Exchange


New Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

Publication Highlights

Special Offer for Section VII Members

Extras

SUPPORT THE SECTION VII PROGRAM
AT THE 109TH ANNUAL APA CONVENTION!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Friday, August 24, 2001

10:00 – 10:50 AM PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: “Assessing Suicide Potential: The Vital Balance”

  • Presenter: Robert I. Yufit, Ph.D., President, Section VII Northwestern University Medical School
  • Chair: Phillip M. Kleespies, Ph.D. VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Location: Moscone Center – South Building, Room 238

3:00 – 3:50 PM SYMPOSIUM: “Behavioral Emergencies in the Community: Mental Health and Police Perspectives”

  • “Improving the Outcomes of High Risk Citizen – Police Encounters”
    • Presenter: Randy Borum, Psy.D. University of South Florida
  • “Management of Behavioral Emergencies in the Community: Law Enforcement Perspectives”
    • Presenter: Forrest M. Fulton, Ph.D. San Francisco Police Department
    • Chair: Phillip M. Kleespies, Ph.D. VA Boston Healthcare System
    • Discussants: Bruce Bongar, Ph.D., Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and Dale E. McNiel, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
    • Location: San Francisco Marriott Hotel, Golden Gate Salon A

Saturday, August 25, 2001

12:00 – 12:50 PM SYMPOSIUM: “Emergency Psychological Assessment and Intervention with Victims of Violence”

  • “Emergency Evaluation With Victims of Rape and Other Violence”
    • Presenters: Heidi Resnick, Ph.D., and Faye Leboeuf, N.N.M., Medical University of South Carolina
  • “Emergency Intervention With Victims of Violence: Clinical and Research Update”
    • Presenter: Daniel S. Weiss, Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco
    • Chair: Dale McNiel, Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco
    • Discussant: Mardi J. Horowitz, M.D. University of California, San Francisco
    • Location: Moscone Center – South Building, Room 305

Sunday, August 26, 2001

9:00 – 9:50 AM SECTION VII ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

  • Chair: Robert I. Yufit, Ph.D., President, Section VII Northwestern University Medical School
  • Location: Moscone Center - South Building, Room 272

1:00 – 1:50 PM INVITED ADDRESS: “Violence as a Clinical Emergency: A New Approach to Risk Assessment”

  • Presenter: John Monahan, Ph.D. University of Virginia School of Law
  • Chair: Dale McNiel, Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco
  • Location: Moscone Center – South Building, Room 305