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DUE TO THE SIZE OF THE PRESENTATIONS MANY ARE NOW IN .ZIP FORMAT

Trauma and Recovery

Co-Presented with Ruta Mazelis at the 2nd Annual RSVP (Respect/Success/Value/Purpose) in Wooster, Ohio on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 twice as 1.5 hour workshops [ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

[WORD.DOC VERSION]

[Ruta's Self-Inflicted Violence Fact Sheet for Self ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

[Ruta's Self-Inflicted Violence Fact Sheet for Others ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

[Ruta's Short Intro to Trauma POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]


"Sticks and Stones May Break Bones But Words Can Really Hurt! A Unified Theory of Oppression" presented at the California Network of Mental Health Clients Annual Forum 2009 as a keynote address by Pat Risser

[.ZIP VERSION]


"Trauma: Men and Trauma" - The complete latest presentation

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"Our Movement and History"

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"The Capacities of Peers as Providers of Services"

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"Sticks and Stones May Break Bones But Words Can Really Hurt! A Unified Theory of Oppression" presented at NARPA and Alternatives Conferences in October 2008 by Pat Risser, Pamela Trammell and Howard Trachtman

[MS POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]


RSVP: Recovery, Success, Value Purpose; Ashland, Ohio First Annual Mental Health Recovery Conference Presentation on "Trauma Informed Care" on Wednesday, September 10, 2008

[MS POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]


Stoney Creek Sewing Club: Presented at the National Dare To Transform Trauma Conference Sponsored by CMHS/SAMHSA/National Center for Trauma Informed Care on Friday, July 11, 2008

[MS POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]
[HOPE Award Acceptance Speech .rtf VERSION]


Presented at the Delaware Rehabilitation Association Annual Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2008

"From Recovery to Wellness: A Consumer Driven, Evidence Based, Culturally Competent, Trauma Informed, Recovery Oriented, Ethical System of Care" [MS POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]


Presented at the 4th Annual Mental Health Clinical Forum in Mandan, North Dakota on Wednesday, May 14, 2008

"Working in a Consumer-Driven, Evidence-Based, Culturally Competent, Trauma-Informed, Recovery-Oriented, Transformed, Ethical, System of Care: Is it possible?" Keynote Slides 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. [ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

"Trauma Informed Case Management" 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. [POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]

"Overcoming the Language of Oppression: Promoting Cultural Change with Words" 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. [ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

"Empowerment Within the Consumer Culture" 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. [ADOBE.PDF VERSION]


Mental Health Consumers Surviving Trauma

Presented at the 15th Annual National Case Management Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
[MS WORD.DOC VERSION]
[ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

Men and Trauma

Presented at the 4th Annual Mental Health Clinical Forum in Mandan, North Dakota on Thursday, May 15, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. [ADOBE.PDF VERSION]

Re-Presented at the 22nd Annual National Alternatives Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, October 12, 2007 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Re-Presented at the 21st Annual National Alternatives 2006 Conference in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, October 28, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Re-Presented at the 14th Annual National Case Management Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Presented at the 11th Annual International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego, California on Saturday, September 16, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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[ADOBE.PDF VERSION]
[MS WORD.DOC VERSION]
[TEXT.RTF VERSION]
[POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]

Promoting Cultural Change with Words
Presented at the National CIT Conference in Memphis, Tennessee August 2007

[PAMELA TRAMMELL SLIDES MS WORD.DOC VERSION]
[PAMELA TRAMMELL SLIDES ADOBE.PDF VERSION]
[PAMELA TRAMMELL SLIDES POWERPOINT.PPT VERSION]
[PAT RISSER SLIDES MS WORD.DOC VERSION]
[PAT RISSER SLIDES ADOBE.PDF VERSION]
[PAT RISSER SLIDES HTML VERSION]
[SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT AND OTHER NON-VIOLENT REFERENCES HTML VERSION]
 

Three Days of Presentations at the
Delaware 36th Summer Institute on Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Presented in Wilmington, Delaware July 2007

[WEDNESDAY -- RECOVERY, TRAUMA AND EMPOWERMENT -- WORD.DOC VERSION]
[WEDNESDAY -- RECOVERY, TRAUMA AND EMPOWERMENT -- HTML VERSION]
[THURSDAY -- SELF ADVOCACY AND NEGOTIATIONS -- WORD.DOC VERSION]
[THURSDAY -- SELF ADVOCACY AND NEGOTIATIONS -- HTML VERSION]
[FRIDAY -- EMPOWERMENT AND CONSUMER CULTURE -- WORD.DOC VERSION]
[FRIDAY -- EMPOWERMENT AND CONSUMER CULTURE -- HTML VERSION]

Mentalism (Solving the Problems of Mentalism: Recognizing and Overcoming Treatment Induced Oppression, Discrimination and Trauma)
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[ADOBE.PDF VERSION]
[MS WORD.DOC VERSION]
 

Trauma Materials Basic Doc in MS Word.doc format
 

More Trauma Materials Basic Doc in MS Word.doc format
 

A Complete and Comprehensive Model For Recovery (Blueprint for How to Build a Recovery Oriented System for Administrators and Others)
 

A Great Article on Mentalism (Discrimination) Against People Who Have Been Psychiatrically Labeled by Professionals
 

Consumer versus Non-Consumer ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Teams; A Research Report about How Consumers Provided Services as Well or Better than Non-Consumer Professionals. In MS Word.doc format
 

President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health Stuff
 

Recovery Presentation Materials
 

" Stigma is Social Death": Mental Health Consumers/Survivors Talk About Stigma In Their Lives by Deborah E. Reidy
 

This Is Where I Store Draft Chapters Of My Autobiographical Book Until I Get a Chance to Work on Them and Get Them Ready for Publication
 

My Home Page
 

To E-mail Pat: parisser@att.net
 

Resume related to trauma issues
 

Resume related to consumer/survivor employment and training
 

Resume related to recovery issues
 

Resume related to self-determination issues
 

LAST UPDATED November 2006