Clarence Sundram to Speak at Sage on Mental Health Issues

October 26, 2010 at 4:04 pm

Clarence Sundram Addresses

"The New UN Convention and International Perspectives on the Rights of Persons with Mental Illness"

Tuesday, November 2

Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges' Albany campus

6:30 pm


Clarence J. Sundram, JD, is an internationally recognized expert on conditions in institutions and community programs for persons with mental disabilities.  He has consulted in more than 20 states and in Canada on issues of protection from abuse, neglect and exploitation; investigations; restraint and seclusion.  He has served as a consultant to UNICEF and WHO.  

Mr. Sundram has participated in international efforts to reform mental health services throughout the world.  He currently serves as the Special Master in class action lawsuits in Maine and Washington, DC involving the rights of persons with mental disabilities.  Mr. Sundrum is President of the Board of Directors of Mental Disability Rights International, a non-governmental agency which advocates on behalf of persons with mental disabilities worldwide. 

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Opalka Gallery
The Sage Colleges Albany campus
6:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public
No reservations required
For more information:  (518) 244-2211 or

School of Health Sciences
Sage Graduate Schools