January 13, 2014

Meet the Authors at TPI: Patrick Corrigan on the Stigma of Disease and Disability

Free  from The Practice Institute  

Interactive teleconference interviews with Patrick Corrigan

Please circulate as you deem appropriate (students and Interns are welcome to participate)
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Patrick Corrigan, PsyD
Thursday January 16th from 1:00PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Corrigan is Editor of  The Stigma of Disease and Disability: Understanding Causes and
Overcoming Injustice
, published by APA Books.
Patrick W. Corrigan, PsyD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to that, Dr. Corrigan was the executive director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the University of Chicago, where he was also a professor of psychiatry.
A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Corrigan has been setting up and providing services for people with serious mental illnesses and their families for more than 30 years. He has been the principal investigator of federally funded studies on rehabilitation and consumer operated services. In 2001, he became principal investigator of the Chicago Consortium for Stigma Research, the only National Institute of Mental Health-funded research center examining the stigma of mental illness. (The consortium evolved into the National Consortium on Stigma and Empowerment, also supported by the National Institute of Mental Health.)
In 2013, Dr. Corrigan took the helm of a grant funded by the National Institutes of Health on peer navigators, meant to enhance the integrated care needs of homeless African Americans with mental illness. He has authored or edited 12 books and more than 300 articles, and is the editor of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
To register for any of these free interviews go to www.thepracticeinstitute.com, and click on the calendar date on the right hand side of the page and it will bring to you the registration page. After a brief presentation those participating on the call may make comments or ask questions of the author.

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