2017 POCC Conference

June 29th - June 30th, 2017

The Pool of Consumer Champions (POCC) is proud to announce the Sixth Annual POCC Conference for and by mental health consumer leaders. We invite all mental health providers, consumers and family members to submit a workshop proposal. All workshops will be 60 minutes. Learning from each other is a clear example of self-help, mutuality and the principles of recovery in action. The POCC’s philosophy is “Nothing About Us Without Us.” Each POCC Conference offers in-depth workshops about consumer/survivor delivered services and self-help/recovery approaches.

Topic Areas for Workshops

  • Leadership Development
  • Recovery Models and Research
  • Holistic Therapies
  • Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Approaches
  • Spirituality
  • Consumer and Peer Employment Workforce
  • Consumer Rights Advocacy
  • Stigma and Discrimination Reduction
  • Transforming the Criminal Justice System
  • Peer-Led Programs and Trainings​ 
2017 POCC Conference Call For Presentations

The Pool of Consumer Champions (POCC) is proud to announce the 6th Annual POCC Conference for and by mental health consumer leaders. We invite all mental health providers, consumers and family members to submit a workshop proposal. All workshops will be 60 minutes. Learning from each other is a clear example of self-help, mutuality and the principles of recovery in action. The POCC’s philosophy is “Nothing About Us Without Us.” Each POCC Conference offers in-depth workshops about consumer/survivor delivered services and self-help/recovery approaches.

The POCC 2017 Conference Committee is seeking presentations in the following topic areas:
  • Leadership Development

  • Recovery Models and Research

  • Holistic Therapies

  • Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Approaches

  • Spirituality

  • Consumer and Peer Employment Workforce

  • Trauma Informed Approaches

  • Stigma and Discrimination Reduction

  • Transforming the Criminal Justice System

  • Peer-Led Programs and Trainings

  • Exploring Mental Health and Substance Use Recovery

  • Housing Initiatives

  • Consumer Rights Advocacy