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ADARA 2015 Rochester, New York Tentative Schedule April 21-25, 2015

ADARA 2015 Rochester New York Tentative Schedule – April 21-25, 2015

Tuesday April 21

Pre-conferences

9 00 to 4 00

-Vocational Communication Assessment Steve Sligar

Wednesday  April 22

9:00 – 10 30

-Opening Session
-Keynote Presentation Claudia Gordon

10 45 – 11 30 ADARA Business/General Membership Meeting

1 00 – 2 30

-Executive Functioning Skills: The Impact for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and the Transition from School to Career and Independent Living Linda Kaskel
-Use of Art with Deaf Survivors: Art as a Healing Tool and Art Therapy Kelsey Wall and Aimee Whyte
-ABC of Deaf Blind Communication Joan Blake and Jeri Cooper
-Deaf and Hearing Siblings in Conversation Judy Jonas and Marla Berkowitz
-Development of a Signed Outcome Survey: A Linguistically and Culturally Sensitive Outcomes Measure for Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students Anne Steider and Susan Chapel

3 00 – 4 30

-Executive Functioning Skills: The Impact for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and the Transition from School to Career and Independent Living Linda Kaskel (continued)
-Use of Art with Deaf Survivors: Art as a Healing Tool and Art Therapy Kelsey Wall and Aimee Whyte (continued)
-The Networking, Mentoring and Career Pathways experiences of Deaf/JJ Women Faculty in Postsecondary Settings Denise Kavin
-Welcome to My World Jeri Cooper and Joan Blake
-Deaf Interpreters (DI) – How do ASL-fluent (both deaf and hearing) benefit from using one? Denise Thew, Sharon Haynes, and William Hayes

5:00 – 6:00

-Special Interest Section Meetings
-Poster Session and Reception

Thursday April 23

830 to 10 00

-What is Deaf Mental Health Care? Neil Glickman
-Systemic Change: Collaboration as a Key Element in Transition Deb Guthmann and Theresa Johnson
-Mindfulness as a Community Paradigm Rachel Postovoit
-Map It! What Comes Next? Self-determination for students who are deaf or hard of hearing Della Thomas and Sara Carmichael
-Domestic Violence/Sexual Abuse Carolyn Jaedecke

10 30 to 12 00

-What is Deaf Mental Health Care? Neil Glickman (continued)
-Career Assessment without Tests Steve Sligar  Bridging Race and Deafness: Understanding Black Deaf Students’ First-year Experiences at a Predominately White Hearing Colege Mary Karol Matchett
-Steps to Building and Sustaining Collaborative Relationships during Transition Planning Marcia Kolvitz -Oppressive Experiences Among Deaf Diverse Senior Citizens Audrey Frank

1 15 to 2 45

-The Cascade Effect: Language Deprivation and its Impact on Trauma and Addiction Wyatte Hall, Melissa Anderson and Marlene Elliott
-Developing Consumer and System Level Readiness for Effective Self-Advocacy: Perspectives from Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Sarah Schoffstall and Jenna Beacom
-Keys to Marketability and Sustainability for Deaf Employees Pamela Wright Moers and Mary Morrison
-Deaf Community Accountability Aimee Whyte and Kelsey Wall
-Deaf Weight Wise Intervention Lori DeWindt, Erika Sutter and Kelly Matthew

3 00 – 4 30
-The Cascade Effect: Language Deprivation and its Impact on Trauma and Addiction Wyatte Hall, Melissa Anderson and Marlene Elliott (continued)
-Deaf Professionals Resilience: A Qualitative Study Kim Kurz, Jason Listman and Peter Hauser
-When we were young and not prepared to die Kent Schafer
-Deafened Adults: Addressing Personal and Employment Adjustments Steve Larew
-Meeting a Certified Peer Support Specialist: Advancing Peer Support in Deaf Mental Health Care John Gournaris and Jeff Lindstrom

4 30 – 4 45

Buses depart to NTID

5 00 – 9 00

Reception at NTID Student Performance of “Hairspray”

Friday April 24

8 30 to 10 00

-Results of a Study on Intimate Partner Violence Affecting the Deaf Community: What We Know about Perpetrators Denise Thew and Amanda OHearn
-Development of Online Suite for VR Assessments to Enhance Employment of Individuals who are Deaf Deb Guthmann and Josephine Wilson
-E-Learning: An Innovative Way to Serve Clients John Gournaris
-Parent-Child Interactive Therapy: An Evidence Based Approach for Deaf Individuals Danielle Previ and Lori Day

10 30 to 12 00
-Establishing a Team to Achieve Gold: Advocates and Providers Training Together Kim Mathos, Steven Barnett, Sarah Landsberger, David Diaz, and Ian DeAndrea- Lazarus
-Maximizing the ROI: For Institutions, Families and D/HH Individuals Mary Morrison and Pamela Wright Moers
-How to Balance Stress Management at Work and at Home Sharon Haynes and Lori DeWindt
-Deaf Mental Health Respite: A New Program Model Dara Baril, Jena Kahashi, and Neil Glickman

12 00 – 1 30 Lunch on your own

1 30 to 3 00
-Finding the Golden Thread in Trauma Treatment with Children and Families Jamie Monson and Rebecca Goffman
-Everyday Mindfulness: Cultivating Your Practice Amanda OHearn and Lori DeWindt  Deaf Schools Private mental Health David Geeslin and Charlene Sculley
-Counselor Self Care Aimee Whyte

3 30 to 5 00
-Forensic Consultation Regarding Deaf Adults: Challenges and Strategies Robert Pollard
-Tribal VR Directors Perspectives on Service to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Native Americans Damara Paris and Gabrie l”Tony” Martin
-Promoting Peer Support Lucille Traina
-Writing for JADARA Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi

6:30 – 9 00

ADARA Awards Banquet

Saturday April 25

9:00 to 1015

-Plenary Session Leveraging Federal Disability Employment Initiatives for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Clients Andy Imparato, Director Association of University Center on Disabilities

10 30 to 11 45

Closing Plenary Talila Lewis, President and Founder HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance Rights of the Deaf

11 45 to 12 00

-Bellflasher Award
-Closing Remarks

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