WPPNT: 2021

Presentations are held twice monthly as Zoom webinars on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central time. Up to 500 people are able to join live online or by phone.

Presentations are scheduled for the following dates: January 7, January 21, February 18, March 4, March 18, April 8, April 22, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, August 12, August 26, September 9, September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 2, and December 16.

Topics, presenters, materials, evaluations, and recordings
Information about each 2021 presentation is shared below when the topic and presenter are confirmed. The materials for each presentation are posted by the Monday before the presentation. A link to the evaluation survey is posted when the materials are posted. The evaluation survey opens at 11:59 a.m. the day of the presentation. A link to the video recording of the presentation is posted within four business days of the presentation.

A continuing education hour is available to people who participate in the live presentation or view the recording and complete the online evaluation within two weeks of the live event.

How to join the Zoom webinar

Reminders for participants

  • Join online or by phone by 11 a.m. Central and wait for the host to start the webinar. Your camera and audio/microphone are disabled.
  • Download or view the presentation materials below. The evaluation survey opens at 11:59 a.m. the day of the presentation.
  • Ask questions to the presenter(s) in the Zoom Q&A window. Each presenter will decide when to address questions. People who join by phone cannot ask questions.
  • Use Zoom chat to communicate with the host or to share information related to the presentation.

January 7: Integrative and Holistic Approaches to Mental Illness

January 21: Essential Principles of Crisis Intervention

February 18: Chapter 51

March 4: The Five Guideposts of Healing Life's Losses - An Approach to Guiding the Bereaved

March 18: Alcohol Use Disorder Evaluation and Diagnosis

April 8: Addiction, Culture, and Implicit Biases

April 22: Cultural Humility and Implicit Bias in Mental Health Care

May 13: A Real Pain in the Brain (and Nervous System) - Understanding Chronic Pain and Treatment

Presenters: Laura Haraka, MA and Kristy Kuecken, SAC-IT, CYT200

May 27: Helping Patients and Caregivers Manage Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia 

Presenter: Art Walaszek, M.D. 

June 10: Healing Ourselves from 2020

Presenter: Debra Lafler, DDiv

June 24: Manifestations and Assessment of Anxiety in Pre-Teen Youth

Presenter: William B. Taft, M.D.

July 8: Part 1: Building Coping Skills During Times of Stress

            Part 2: The Wisconsin Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (CPCP)

Presenters: Matt Jandrisevits, Ph.D., Rosa Kim, M.D., and the CPCP Implementation Team

July 22: Why Are We Afraid To Ask About Gambling?

Presenter: Andrew Schreier, MA, ICS, LPC, CSAC, ICGC-I


Questions? Contact the Wisconsin Public Psychiatry Network Teleconference coordinator.

Last Revised: April 22, 2021