Agenda

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

    8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches – Part I (8 CE hours)
    Presented by: Vince Collins, MSW, CPRC

    Creations of the First People: Storytelling and Art as Teaching and Healing (8 CE hours)
    Presented by: Roger Fernandes, MA and Gene Tagaban

    8:00 am – Noon

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Principles and Application (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Kathryn Korslund, PhD

    1:00 – 5:00 pm

    Follow the Money: Working with Problem Gamblers (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, NCGC-II

     

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

    8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches – Part II (8 CE hours)
    Presented by: Vince Collins, MSW, CPRC

    Mental Health First Aid (8 CE hours)
    Presented by: Tony Cloud, MHA

    8:00 am – Noon

    The History of Native American Cuisine: Using Ancestral Native American Ingredients and Foods for Health and Wellness in our Native Communities (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Lois Ellen Frank, PhD and Walter Whitewater

    1:00 – 5:00 pm

    Title TBD (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Denise Quirk, MA, MFT, LCADC, CPGC-S, ICGC-II, BACC

     

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 - MAIN CONFERENCE

    MORNING KEYNOTE (1.5 CE hours)

    The Honor of Connection
    Presented by: Swil Kanim

    MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Each 1.75 CE hours)

    • How Communication Goes Sideways in Families Affected by Problem Gambling
      Presented by: Bonnie Lee, PhD
    • Violence Goes to School: Creating a Culture of Safety
      Presented by: Sally Spencer-Thomas, PsyD
    • Identifying Unhealthy Behaviors that Contribute to Addiction and Refocusing on Healthy Choices
      Presented by: Mitch Factor

    LUNCH PLENARY (1.5 CE hours)

    Hope Illuminated: Aspiring to a Zero Suicide Mindset
    Presented by: Sally Spencer-Thomas, PsyD

    AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Each 1.75 CE hours)

    • Motivational Interviewing: Engaging Clients and Enhancing Motivation for Personal Change
      Presented by: Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, NCGC-II
    • Educational Needs of Responsible Gambling Specialists
      Presented by: Kahlil Philander, PhD
    • Connecting the Dots: Couple Communication, Childhood Trauma, and Problem Gambling
      Presented by: Bonnie Lee, PhD

    AFTERNOON PLENARY (1.5 CE hours)

    WEIRD Science: A Cultural Analysis of Gambling Research
    Presented by: Bo Bernhard, PhD

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 - MAIN CONFERENCE

    MORNING KEYNOTE (1.5 CE hours)

    Redefining Mental Health and Addressing Stigma with Diverse Populations
    Presented by: Jeanne Manese, PhD

    MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Each 1.75 CE hours)

    • Preventing Relapse in Gambling: An Evidence-Based Review
      Presented by: David Hodgins, PhD
    • Self-Care for Trauma-Exposed Veterans and Those Who Care for Them
      Presented by: Brooksi Bottari, MA, LMHC
    • Sin City Raiders: Notes on the Merging of Sports, Gambling, and Sports Gambling in America
      Presented by: Bo Bernhard, PhD and Chris Stearns

    LUNCH PLENARY (1.5 CE hours)

    Hope and Healing
    Presented by: Bea Aikens, BS

    AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Each 1.5 CE hours)

    • How Video Games are Crossing Definitions and Generations: Preparing for 2019 and Beyond
      Presented by: Julie Hynes, MA, CPS
    • Implicit Bias: What is It and What are Its Implications for Addictive Behaviors?
      Presented by: Kristen Lindgren, PhD, ABPP
    • No Wrong Door
      Presented by: Bea Aikens, BS

    TALKING CIRCLE TRADITIONS FOR TREATMENT PROVIDERS (1.75 CE hours)
    Facilitated by: Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, NCGC-II

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