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Virginia Association of Community Psychiatric Nurses - VACPN
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Fall Conference

VACPN Fall Conference ASAM presentation

Presentation by Rhonda Turner and Marianne Powell.

VACPN Fall Conference presentation from Dr. Melton

Substance Use Disorders: Women, Pregnancy, and the Family


Please see the below attachment for the presentation by Jennifer Hudson, MS, CAADC, about Substance Use Disorders from our Fall 2017 Conference.

Presentation from Dr. Bamford's Presentation on Substance Use and the Impact on Children and Adolescents

Please see the PowerPoint attachment for Dr. Jaime Bamford's presentation at our Fall 2017 Conference.  Her topic was Substance Use and the Impact on Children and Adolescents.

Horizon Welcomes State Nursing Conference

Horizon Welcomes State Nursing Conference

Damien Cabezas gave the welcoming address at the Fall Conference for the Virginia Association for Community Psychiatric Nurses was held in Lynchburg in early November.  The co-presidents, Jen Phelps and Crystal Hicks, are both proud Horizon nurses who ensured that Horizon and its services were featured prominently.  



"The Ethical Imperative of the Therapeutic Relationship" presentation slides from Fall Conference 2015

VACPN was thrilled that our own Irma Mahone, RN, MSN, Ph.D. was one of our Fall Conference 2015 speakers. She gave a very interesting presentation on "The Ethical Imperative of the Therapeutic Relationship."  Here is her PowerPoint presentation:

"Advance Directive" presentation slides from Fall Conference 2015

Heather Zelle, JD, Ph.D. was one of our Fall Conference 2015 speakers and she gave an excellent presentation on advance directives.  Here is the PDF from her presentation:


NIMH Research News

VNA Flyer

Submitted by Nina Beaman, Ed.D., MSN

LCVN Agenda

Submitted by Nina Beaman, Ed.D., MSN