Mental Health Summit Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker: Laura Riggle, PhD

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Laura Riggle is a clinical psychologist and former Chief Psychologist for the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division where she was the Director of Day Treatment, Administrator of the Legal Services Department, and Ethics Committee Member and Chair.

Riggle provided clinical services in the acute and long-term inpatient units, partial hospitalization program, outpatient clinic, and center for developmental disabilities. She co-developed and was the Treatment Director of one of the first Dialectical Behavior Therapy Day Treatment programs where she specialized in risk assessment and management. She served as Vice-President and President of the Medical Staff and received the Medical Staff’s Award for Excellence.

Riggle was a faculty member at The Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Mount Mary University. She supervised and taught psychiatry residents, psychology interns, graduate and medical students, and oversaw the development of the Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Program.