6th Annual NAMIWalk SF Bay Area

Join POTAC for the 6th annual NAMIWalk SF Bay Area!

POTAC is a Kilometer Sponsor.
Did you know that the dollars you raise flow back to your community area?  Each sponsoring affiliate receives a portion of the walk proceeds to underwrite the free NAMI programs in your area making NAMIWalk SF Bay Area the largest fundraiser annually for your local affiliate.
Register today to support the important work NAMI provides in your county!
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Location: Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2010
Distance: 5 & 1.5 K
Check-in: 9 am
Start Time: 11 am

POTAC Spring Workshop 2010

POTAC and the Occupational Therapy Treatment Program (OTTP) present

The Role of the Occupational Therapist on an interdisciplinary Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team

presented by Karen Leigh, MS, OTR/L, CPRP

Friday, May 14, 2010
1:00 – 4:30 PM


425 Divisadero Street (between Oak & Fell Streets), Suite 300, San Francisco, 94117. (Free parking in OTTP lot.)


Mental health services have become increasingly rehabilitation and recovery oriented in the last several years. These changes can be seen in the way services are being provided in both private and public sectors. This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about most recent core principles of psychiatric rehabilitation as promulgated by both the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The underlying relationship to theoretical models in occupational therapy will be highlighted through the use of extensive case examples and real-world scenarios from interdisciplinary situations. Continue reading