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2019 Annual MLP Statewide Summit

April 11, 2019, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Center for Children’s Advocacy
Medical-Legal Partnership Project

is proud to announce the second annual
Connecticut Medical Legal Partnerships Conference 

Hosted by Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
VA Medical Center – Errera Community Care Center

The Power of Partnerships
(presentations are linked below)

Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Errera Community Care Center, First Floor Training Room
114 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT

Keynote Speaker: Paul Dworkin, MD (click for ppt)
Executive Vice President, Community Child Health; Founding Director, Help Me Grow

The power of our stories – our clients/patients, our partnerships, our advocacy.
Connecticut’s diverse MLPs innovate to meet critical legal health needs for the state’s most underserved populations. 

11:00 – 12:00
Pre-Conference MLP 101 Session for those interested in launching a new MLP

12:15 – 12:45
Registration & Lunch

12:45 – 1:00
Welcome & Introduction (click for ppt)
Jay Sicklick, JD
Deputy Director, Center for Children’s Advocacy; Director, CCA MLPP

Debbie Deegan, LCSW, ACSW, CPRP
Director, Errera Community Care Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine

Liam Brennan, JD
Director, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center

1:00 – 1:30
Keynote Address: Paul Dworkin, MD
Executive Vice President, Office for Community and Child Health, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Founding Director, Help Me Grow 

1:30 – 2:00
Brief Introductions of Participants
Facilitator: Ada Fenick, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine; CCA MLPP Medical Director

2:00 – 2:30
The Power of Our Stories:
Martha Bergmark, JD
Executive Director, Voices for Civil Justice

2:30 – 2:45

2:45 – 4:15
Telling Stories about Our Partnerships – groups work & report outs

2:45 – 3:30
Victories, triumphs, strengths of Medical-Legal Partnerships

3:30 – 4:15
Challenges, struggles, pains of Medical-Legal Partnerships

4:15 – 4:45
Looking Forward: Feedback & Reflection
Facilitator: Jay Sicklick, JD


Lunch will be sponsored by Yale New Haven Health and Wiggin & Dana, LLP

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For questions, please email Tayla Fauntleroy 

April 11, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alice Rosenthal
Errera Community Care Center
114 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT
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