Lecture and Discussion Series – Issues in Mental Health Policy (Weill Cornell Medical Center, Fall 2014)

DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry

Presents a lecture and discussion series

ISSUES IN MENTAL HEALTH POLICY

Weill Cornell Medical Center

Baker Auditorium (room f1190)

525 East 68th St.

What do we know about the criminalization of mental illness?

 

 Elizabeth B. Ford, M.D.
Director Forensic Psychiatry, NYU Langone Medical Center

“Sickening punishment: the evolution and impact of mental illness in jails and prisons”

September 24, 2014
2:00pm
Room f1190

Homer Venters, M.D.
Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Correctional Health Services, DOHMH

“Age, Race, and Solitary Confinement as Features of the Mental Health Service in the NYC Jail System”

October 29, 2014
2:00pm
Room f1190

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