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NEG's 2016 Conference Highlights

by Josh Frank on 4/19/16 9:21 AM


On April 5th NEG held its annual employee training conference. We had a packed agenda wih fantastic speakers covering topics such as  depression, substance abuse, overcoming adveristy and elder public affairs. Our agenda included:

Trauma Informed Care

Jan Mitchell, Ph.D., LICSW, Clinic Director, West Central Family and Counseling


Depression is a Risk Factor for Declining Health, Catastrophic Illness and Early Death: The Compelling Rationale for Effective Treatment of Depression in Long-Term Care

Gary Moak, MD, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, New Hampshire Hospital; Assistant Professor at the Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth


Psychiatric Medication Use and Addictions in Long-Term Care

Alice Bonner, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Overcoming Adversity and How Healthcare Professionals Impact Recovery from Trauma

 Heather Abbott, PHR, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor and Amputee


Substance Use Disorders- What do We Need to Know about Mature Adults?

Olivera Bogunovic, MD, Medical Director of Ambulatory Services, Division of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, McLean Hospital


Panel Presentation: From Stigma to Hope: Treatment Responses to the Younger Resident with an Addictive Disease

Tom Medlar, MA, LMHC, Karla Hanson, PA-C, Chris Healy, RN, MA, CAS, Cert Psya, Prisca Hefti, MSW, LICSW, and Ricardo Mujica, MD, New England Geriatrics Clinical Staff

 It was a great day filled with lots of learning, laughs, and memories!



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