October 2019 General Meeting announcement!


Our next General Meeting will be held at 7 o’clock in the evening on Thursday, October 10 at the Weinstein JCC (5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226)
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Our speaker for the evening is Dr. Kent McDaniel, Medical Director of Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services “where he treats those suffering with several mental illness and supervises multidisciplinary teams of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinicians and students in a large community mental health setting. He oversees services for PACT, ICT, general psychiatric, autistic, and intellectually disabled patients. He also supervises the clinical services provided to the county jails and substance abuse clinics.

One of his primary clinical focuses has been to create systemic channels for integrating outpatient psychiatric care with inpatient units, state hospitals, jails, courts, and primary care settings to facilitate psychiatric recovery and long-term treatment goals. An engaging and highly sought after speaker, Dr. McDaniel has presented hundreds of academic, professional, and CME programs throughout the United States. With a knack for making complex subjects fascinating and easy to understand, Dr McDaniel connects with a wide ranging audience in multiple formats. He has helped produce Emmy Award-winning medical programs for PBS and helped develop an internationally recognized Crisis Intervention Training Program; he still trains hundreds of Police and Emergency Personnel each year. In addition, Dr. McDaniel is the founder of Integrative Psychiatric Services, a consultation service providing supervision, training programs, and dynamic workshops on communication skills, industrial mental health issues, and Integral Theory for businesses, governmental agencies, and clinical practices.

In terms of research, Dr. McDaniel specializes in Complexity Science and Integral Theory for Psychiatry and has been the Primary and Sub-Investigator of numerous clinical trials for anti psychotic medications. He frequently serves as a forensic psychiatrist, and has testified as an expert witness in General District, State, and Federal Courts for multiple high-profile murder cases. Notably, in his position with the Office of the Inspector General for the Commonwealth of Virginia, he was the chief medical investigator for the Virginia Tech shooting that occurred in 2007.

Dr. McDaniel graduated from Northeastern Ohio Medical University with an MD and a PhD in Biomedical Neuroscience. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center where he also served as Chief Resident and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and possesses certificates in Hypnoanalysis, Dual Diagnosis, and Integral Theory. He has received multiple academic and professional awards including awards from NAMI and The Chief Justice’s
Award for Outstanding Service.”

To RSVP to this month’s meeting, call our office at 804-285-1749.