Agenda

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

     8 am – 5 pm

    Recovery Coach Coachervision Training (Day 1 of 2, 16 CE hours total)
    Presented by Vince Collins, MSW

    Getting to the Core: Treat the Cause, not the Solution (Day 1 of 2, 16 CE hours total)
    Presented by: Robert Grubbs, LICSW, LCADC

    8 am – noon

    Relapse Prevention Through the Stages of Treatment (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, ICGC-II

    1 – 5 pm

    The Wellbriety Movement – Rebuilding Healthy Families: Principles of Family Change (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Don Coyhis

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

    8 am – 5 pm

    Recovery Coach Coachervision Training (Day 2 of 2)
    Presented by Vince Collins, MSW

    Getting to the Core: Treat the Cause, not the Solution (Day 2 of 2)
    Presented by: Robert Grubbs, LICSW, LCADC

    8 am – noon

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Alan Basham, MA

    1 – 5 pm

    Feeding the Spirit – Food and Medicine in Native Culture (4 CE hours)
    Presented by: Valerie Segrest, MA

     

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 - MAIN CONFERENCE

    Morning Keynote (1.5 CE hours)

    A Drug is a Bet is a Drug
    Presented by: William C. Moyers, BA

    Morning Breakout Sessions (1.75 CE hours)

    Wondering Through the Woods: The Healing Power of Nature
    Presented by: Alan Basham, MA

    Harm Reduction for Problem Gamblers: Clinical Considerations
    Presented by: Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, ICGC-II and Ty Lostutter, PhD

    Harnessing Hope: Youth Empowerment in Our Communities
    Presented by Panel: Swil Kanim, Facilitator; Brad Galvin, MS, CDP, LMHC NCGC-I, and Julie Hynes, MA, CPS

    Lunch Plenary (1.5 CE hours)

    Addiction and Community in Turbulent Times
    Presented by: Bruce Alexander, PhD

    Afternoon Breakout Sessions (1.75 CE hours)

    Dis-ordered Thinking: The Role of Gambling-Related Cognitive Distortions in the Development and Maintenance of Gambling Disorders and its Treatment
    Presented by: David Ledgerwood, PhD, LP

    The Importance of and Best Practices in Voluntary Self-Exclusion Programs
    Presented by Panel: Rebecca Beardsley, BBA, Shannon Dictson, BS, Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, ICGC-II, and Chris Stearns

    Certified Peer Counselor/Recovery Coach Bridge Training
    Presented by Panel: Pattie Marshall, BS, Katie Pratt, and Ann Rider, MSW

    Afternoon Plenary (1.5 CE hours)

    Talking Circle Traditions for Treatment Providers
    Presented by: Gayl Edmunds, LPC and Wiley Harwell, D.Min, LPC, ICGC-II

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 - MAIN CONFERENCE

    Morning Keynote (1.5 CE hours)

    The Art of Honor
    Presented by: Swil Kanim

    Morning Breakout Sessions (1.75 CE hours)

    Considerations for Culturally Tailoring Treatment with American Indian/Alaska Native People to Improve Engagement and Effectiveness
    Presented by: Kamilla Venner, PhD

    When Gambling is also a Symptom of Something Else: Coping with Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders among Problem Gamblers Seeking Treatment
    Presented by: David Ledgerwood, PhD, LP

    Current Conditions on Currencies, Controversies, and Convergence in Gaming and Gambling
    Presented by: Julie Hynes, MA, CPS

    Lunch Plenary (1.5 CE hours)

    Courage to Heal: Overcoming Fear of Shame Around Getting Mental Health Services in a Local Tribal Community
    Presented by: Brad Galvin, MS, CDP, LMHC, NCGC-I

    Afternoon Breakout Sessions (1.75 CE hours)

    Intake/Assessment/Screening: What to Use, When, and Why
    Presented by: Tana Russell, CDP, NCTTP, WSCGC-II

    Aging and Gambling – Having Effective Conversations from Engagement to Treatment
    Presented by: Jody Bechtold, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, PC

    Making Sense Out of the Craziness
    Presented by: Lloyd Attig, CDS-II

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