Tuesday, March 22

Tuesday Course Schedule

Registration: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Opening  Session: 8:15 aM – 9:15 aM
  • Title: How to Eat an Elephant
    Speaker: Anthony Brooks
    Description:  See Details
Break: 9:15 aM – 9:30 aM
Full Day Courses: 9:30 AM – 4:45 pM (6 Hours)
  • T1 The Current Cancel Culture: Do Ethics Change for the Behavioral Health Professionals Shift when Sociological Shifts Take Place?
    Speaker(s): Joan Leary, MA, LPC, NCC

    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • T2: Psychopharmacology
    Speaker(s):
    Dr. Merrill Norton Pharm.D., D.Ph., CMAC and Maddie Marsh, BS Psychology, Pharm.D. Candidate
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
    Handouts:  Psychopharmacology Ketamine, Psychopharmacology 2022 Session I & II, Psychopharmacology 2022 Session III, Psychopharmacology Session IV CBD.
  • T3: Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals
    Special Note: Participants taking this course will not receive partial credit. Must attend the full 6 hours. NOTE: Participates will need to be willing to participate in a working lunch to receive full credit.
    Speaker(s): Tony Watkins, MA
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
Half Day Morning Courses: 9:30 AM – 12:30 pM (3 Hours)
  • TAM1: Ethics for Behavioral Health Practitioners
    Speaker(s): Dr. Scott Holmes, LPC-S, NCC, ICAADC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TAM2:Decreasing Stigma and Developing Empathy
    Speaker(s): Michelle Brown, Ph.D.; Cayce Paddock, MD; and Wendi Hogue, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TAM3: CDC’s Best Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain
    Speaker(s): Dr. Wayne Parker, PharmD
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
    Handouts: Opioid Pharmacology Presentation & CDC’s Best Practice Guidelines
  • TAM4: Addressing the Gender Specific Services Needs of Women
    Speaker(s): Dr. Bakahia Madison, PsyD, LCPC, CADC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TAM5: Multicultural Counseling in the Treatment Setting
    Speaker(s): Lisa Anderson Akine, NCACII, CADCII, ICADC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TAM6: Wedding of the Century: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery
    Speaker(s): Jerria Martin, M.Div, BA
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TAM7:The Pandemic within a Pandemic: Opioid Overdoses and Strategies for Helpers
    Speaker(s): Zach Ludwig, LPC/MHSP
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
Lunch: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Half Day Afternoon Courses: 1:30 PM – 4:45 pM (3 Hours)
  • TPM1: Recovery Residences: Is it a Very, Very, Very Fine House?
    Speaker(s): John Bayles, BA, CRSS; and Robby Keeble, MS; Page Rubin, LICSW-PIP
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM2: Ethics: History and Applied Ethical Dilemmas
    Speaker(s): Vanessa Goepel, LPC-S, ADC, CPS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM3: Basics of Opioid Pharmacology
    Speaker(s): Dr. Wayne Parker, PharmD
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM4: Say Her Name: AOD, Justice Involved, and Health Equity for Women
    Speaker(s): Dr. Bakahia Madison, PsyD, LCPC, CADC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM5: There’s No Harm in Harm Reduction
    Speaker(s): Ashley Brook Loftis, ALC, NCC, CPS and Edward Taylor, MS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM6: Current Opioid Trends
    Speaker(s): Sean Malloy
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • TPM7: Integrating Diabetes Education into Recovery Support Services
    Speaker(s): Shereda Finch, M.ED, MPA;  and Yvette Hester, MS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details