Webcast: Claritycon2015 children's mental health summit

Replay video from the live webcast of Claritycon 2015, Clarity Child Guidance Center's summit on children's mental health at Norris Conference Center June 18 and 19, 2015. Thanks to the support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc, the following sessions were webcast live and available to replay any time right here on this page.

Thursday, June 18

8 a.m.: Here be Dragons: At the Edge of the Worlds Linking Creativity and Psychopathology - Rex Jung, PhD

Jung is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico, a research scientist at the Mind Research Network, and a practicing clinical neuropsychologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He studies both brain disease and what the brain does well—a field of research known as "positive neuroscience." His research is designed to relate behavioral measures, including intelligence, personality, and creativity, to brain function and structure in healthy, neurological, and psychiatric subjects. He has published research articles across a wide range of disciplines, including traumatic brain injury, lupus, schizophrenia, intelligence, and creativity.


11:30 a.m.: The Urgency of Now - Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds

Senator Deeds will share his personal story and present his thoughts on mental health advocacy and families contending with mental illness. Senator Deeds and his story of how mental illness affected his family has been profiled on 60 Minutes and in the Washington Post.


Friday, June 19

8 a.m.: Do the People We Meet Have Moral Character? Or are They Characterless? - David Epston, MA, CQSW, DLitt

Epston is a therapist, and co-director of the Family Therapy Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. He, along with Michael White, originated what has come to be known as Narrative Therapy and Community Work.