As part of the University of Rochester’s 30th Charles E. Steinberg Lecture in Psychiatry and the Law,
J. Richard Ciccone, MD will be presenting on:
THE ASYLUM AND INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION:
VANISHING PARTS OF THE CONTINUUM OF CARE
Speaker: Prof. J. Richard Ciccone: Professor of Psychiatry and founding director of the Psychiatry and Law Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine
Moderator: Hon. Richard Keenan: Retired Monroe County Court Judge and Adjunct Professor at the
University of Rochester.
Date: Friday September 30, 2016
Time: 12 noon-1:30 P.M.
Location: Helen Wood Hall (1W304) Helen Wood Hall Auditorium
CLE Credit: 1.5 hours professional practice appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys
Sponsored by: The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) and the Monroe County Public Defenders Office
Dr. Ciccone will provide information on the care of individuals with major mental disorders from a legal and clinical perspective. He will trace the evolution of the asylum and the laws on involuntary civil commitment. The talk will be relevant to the current debate on the components of an appropriate continuum of care for individuals with major mental disorders.