Five percent of adults, or about 10 million Americans have a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder. National Alliance on Mental Illness
Biennial Educational Conference
Kadima’s 2015 Educational Conference will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy. The topic is Dual Diagnosis-High Functioning Autism and Mental Illness: The Transition from Childhood to Adulthood. The speaker is Dr. Fred R. Volkmar, MD, an Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at Yale University Child Study Center, School of Medicine.
Continuing education credits available including Social Work CE provided by Core Learning Inc. and SCECH’s for educators, psychologist and counselors provided by Macomb Center for State Continuing Education. This half day conference will run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with registration and a continental breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m.