Medicine to Present Armour Lecture Series
March 1, 2004

(678) 547-6431
(800) 837-2911

WHO:               The Marriage and Family Therapy Program and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science of Mercer University School of Medicine


WHAT:            Will host the fifth annual Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series featuring speaker Dr. Judith Landau, child, family and community psychiatrist, and president of Linking Human Systems, LLC, and the LINC Foundation, Inc., in Boulder, Colo.


WHEN:            Presentation for MFT/MFS and MPH Students

                       "Resilience and Collaboration: Impact of Major Disaster on Individuals, Families and Communities"

Monday, March 8, 2004

                       5:30 p.m.


"Resilience and Collaboration: Assessing and Facilitating Family and Community Resilience in Response to Major Disaster"

                       Monday, March 8, 2004

                       7:30 p.m.


"Resilience and Collaboration: Enhancing Community Mental Health through Family and Community Intervention."

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

7:30 p.m.


WHERE:           School of Medicine Auditorium

                        Mercer University School of Medicine

WHY:                For the past 30 years, Dr. Landau has developed and tested a model for enhancing individual, family and community resilience and has designed and taught courses in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, trauma, cultural transition, AIDS/HIV infection and other chronic or life-threatening illnesses. The Armour Lecture Series will allow Dr. Landau to share her experience, expertise and research in directing family-oriented child, adolescent and adult programs and services.

The Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from retired faculty members Dr. Mary Ann Armour and Dr. Rollin Armour. Dr. Mary Ann Armour retired from Mercer in 1998 as associate professor and co-director of the master's program in family therapy, which she founded at Mercer in 1983. Dr. Rollin Armour retired in 1998 as a professor and former chair of the Christianity Department. He also served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 1980-84.

For more information, call Megan Alday at (478) 301-4048.



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