Integrated Care: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection in Chronic Illnesses


Friday, June 21, 2013 

United Way of Greater Houston

50 Waugh Street Houston, TX 77007


8:00 am - 4:00 pm




Target Audience


Psychologists, Social Workers, LPCs, LMFTs, Case Managers,
Nurses, Community Health Workers, Health Care and
Social Service Professionals




Conference Cost

$95.00 - Full Day 

Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Materials, Resources and
6 CEUs for Psychologists, Social Workers, LPCs and LMFTs and
5.75 CEUs for *Nurses

*UTHealth at Houston School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education
by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.





Registration Deadline


 June 7, 2013 
Deadline Extended:
June 14, 2013






Mental Health America of Greater Houston The Meadows Foundation
Family Services of Greater Houston Houston Psychological Association 
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing



Houston Area Parkinson Society American Heart Association American Stroke Association
Baylor College of Medicine, Parkinson's Disease Center & Movement Disorders Clinic
The Center for Stress Management Alzheimer's Association JDRF 




Mental Health
Interventions in
Non-Mental Health Settings:
Applications to Chronic Diseases

 Laura Marsh, MD and Lea Keifer, MPH 

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center



Self-Care for the Caregiver:
A Survivor’s Perspective

Rob Pennington, PhD

Award-winning Author, Speaker, Psychologist & Coach 






The Mind-Body Connection

Chronic Illnesses and Mental Health

Kris Kerlin, LPC-S
The Center for Stress Management 
Christine Hunter, RN, BSN
Baylor College of Medicine
John Higgins, MD
 The University of Texas Medical School at Houston 
Molly Naylor, JD





Support Groups for Adults

Shelley Spector, LCSW
The Methodist Hospital

Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Andrea James, MPH
Alzheimer’s Association 

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Monica James, CHES
Gateway to Care

HIV, Stigma and Mental Health

Keville Ware, LCSW
The Montrose Center

Chronic Care and Mental Health

Gaye Schaefer, MA, LPC-S

Multidisciplinary Group Visits –
 A Model Used in Uncontrolled Diabetes

Malvika Juneja, MD, and Team
Harris Health System

Register Today!

Organizer Mental Health America of Greater Houston

For more information, please contact


Fri, June 21, 2013
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Event has ended


United Way Houston
50 Waugh Street
Houston, TX 77007