GA-VDRS "You Matter" Workshop

 

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Violent Death Reporting System

"You Matter" Workshop 

Middle Georgia State University,

Robert F. Hatcher, Sr., Conference Center

100 University Parkway Macon, GA 31206 

June 13, 2019 

                        Violent Death Reporting System: “You Matter” 

7:30 am - 8:30 am 

Registration/Breakfast  

GA-VDRS Staff 

8:30 am - 8:45 am 

Welcome & Introductions

Dr. Cherie Drenzek (DPH)

8:45 am - 9:15am

Georgia Violent Death Reporting System Overview 

Rana Bayakly (DPH)

9:15 am - 10:00 am

Working with Vital Records (GAVERS) 

Christopher Harrison (DPH)

10:00 am -10:45 am

Open Records   

Gary Bergman (PAC)

10:45 am -11:00 am

                                          BREAK

11:00 am - 11:10 pm

Introduction to Breakout Sessions 

Cijji Johnson (DPH)

11:10 am - 12:20 pm

(Breakout Sessions)

Working with Law Enforcement 

Major Alexander Mears (Dekalb

County Police)

L.E. Representative

11:10 am – 11:40 am

Elder Abuse 

Pat King (DHS)

11:50 am – 12:20 pm

Working with Coroners

Catoosa County Coroner 

Vanita Hullander (GA Coroner)

11:10 am – 11:40 am

Better Documentation 

Child Abuse Investigative Support Center Coordinator 

Elizabeth Andrews (GBI)

11:50 am – 12:20 pm

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

                                           LUNCH

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

                                    Exclusive Vendors

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Suicide Coalition Panel Discussion 

  • Forsyth Mental Health Task Force
  • Newton-Rockdale Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Voices of Hope (Suicide Prevention Coalition – Middle Georgia)
  • Chattooga County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Erin Conaway (DBHDD)

Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills

Jennifer Wilds

Marnie Braswell

Ciara McKnight

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Domestic Violence 

Niki Lemeshka (GA Commission on Family Violence)

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Mental and Emotional Wellness 

Melissa White (GPSTC)

3:45 pm – 3:55 pm

                                            BREAK

3:55 pm - 4:40 pm 

Data Usage Panel Discussion 

Dr. Anna Scheyett

Dr. Fancis Annor/ Dr. Reynolds Morrison

Michael Fowler, Dougherty County - (GA Coroner)

Amanda Dinwiddie (DPH)

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm 

Evaluations & Adjourn  

GA-VDRS Staff

Related Sites

Georgia Violent Death Reporting System (GA-VDRS)

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