PRCH Celebrates 10 Years!
The Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH) celebrates its 10th anniversary year! We celebrated with a series of events:
Sept 23rd - The Seventh Billion Person Project, The Parachute Factory Gallery, 319 Peck Street, 5-7pm. Opening reception for the latest exhibit at the Parachute Factory Gallery, a collaboration of PRCH, the Community Services Network, and the Arts Council of Greater New Haven. Featured Live Butterflize Dreamlab doing musical improv, with Shola Cole, Nathan Bontrager, and Marco Castillo, watch a video here.
9am-12pm - Grand Rounds at Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street
Introduction — John Krystal, M.D., Professor & Chair, Yale Department of Psychiatry
The Future of Community Mental Health, Federal Perspective(.pdf)— Thomas Kirk, Ph.D.
The Future of Community Mental Health, State Perspective (.pdf) — Pat Rehmer, M.S.N., Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
The Future of Community Mental Health, Capabilities Perspective (.pdf)— Larry Davidson, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Director, PRCH
Citizenship as a Foundation for Community Mental Health — Michael Rowe, Ph.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Co-Director, PRCH
Culture as Context for Community Mental Health (.pdf) — Miriam Delphin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Director of Disparities & Cultural Competence, PRCH
1:30-5pm - Workshops, PRCH, 319 Peck Street
Person-Centered Care & Recovery Planning (.pdf) —Janis Tondora, Psy.D., Assistant Professor & Director of System Transformation, PRCH;
Rebecca Miller, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist & Director of Community Partnerships & the Arts, PRCH
The Meaning of Citizenship for Persons in Recovery (.pdf) — Maria O’Connell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Director of Research and Evaluation, PRCH
Ashley Clayton, Research Assistant, PRCH
Carl Bordeaux, Member of Citizens Co-Research Team
The Role of Peer-Delivered Services in Recovery (.pdf) — Chyrell Bellamy, M.S.W., Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Director of Peer Services & Research, PRCH
Patty Benedict, Director, Citizen’s Project, PRCH
Kimberly Guy, Co-Director, PROJECT ACT, FOR-U, Consultant, PRCH
Early Mortality, Health Inequities, and Capabilities —Priscilla Ridgway, M.S.W., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, PRCH (email Dr. Ridgway for her presentation)
5:30pm Reception, PRCH, 319 Peck Street
The Reception included a live performance of A Day in the Life by the North Central Regional Mental Health Board Consumer-Research Group.
1-5pm Open Studios, a New Haven annual arts event, takes place at Erector Square, the historic factory complex in which PRCH and the Parachute Factory are located. Artists open the doors of their studios to the public, Parachute Factory showed the Seventh Billion Person Project exhibit as well as works by Katro Storm and Curtis Colfield. PRCH had snacks and arts & crafts for kids of all ages.