Thursday, March 24

Thursday Course Schedule

Registration: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Opening  Session: 8:15 aM – 9:15 aM
Break: 9:15 aM – 9:30 aM
Half Day Morning Courses: 9:30 AM – 12:30 pM (3 Hours)
  • THAM1: Clinical Pearls of the Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol Use Disorders: Detoxification, Anti-Craving, and Deterrence
    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: Clinical Pearls 3 11 ASADS 2022
  • THAM2:Ethics and Confidentiality for Peer Specialist
    Speaker(s):Joan Leary, MA, LPC, NCC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM3: Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorder
    Speaker(s): VonZell Wade, Ph.D., LPC, CCTP, AIS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM4: Trauma-Informed Clinical Best Practices
    Speaker(s): Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
    Handouts: Script Templates For Trauma-Informed Inquiry
  • THAM5: Practicing Alcohol Moderation in a Post-Pandemic World
    Speaker(s): Cyndi Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC and Craig James, LCSW, LSATP, MAC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM6: Brief Negotiated Interview 101: Exploring Behavior Change
    Speaker(s): Audra Morrison, MSW; 
    Jackie Doss, MS, CHES; and Jennifer Smith, LMSW
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM7: Using Media in Prevention: A Case Study
    Speaker(s): Carie Wimberly, Jennifer Sulik, and Jennifer Campbell
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • (Canceled) THAM8: Navigating the Pathway to Recovery with Innovation, One Click at a Time
    Speaker(s): Toria Pettway, LBSW and Marisa Barbieri, MSc.
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM9: Infusing Equity Into Your Prevention Work
    Speaker(s): Albert Gay, M.S.
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THAM10: Understanding Peer Supervision: What You didn’t Learn in Graduate School
    Speaker(s):Ed Johnson, LPC, LAC/S, MAC, CCS, CPRS
    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)
  • THPM1: DSM-5 and Substance Use Disorders Diagnosis
    Speaker(s): VonZell Wade, Ph.D., LPC, CCTP, AIS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM2: HIV/STIs: an Overview for the Substance Abuse/Mental Health Professional
    Speaker(s):Rick Meriwether, B.S.
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
    Handouts: AIDS SVC ORGS CONTACT INFO, CDC HIV SUBSTANCE USE, Drug Facts, HIV Mental Health Issues, Specialist District Map.
  • THPM3: Shared Decision-Making
    Speaker(s): Debbi Metzger, MA, NCC, ADC, MAC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM4: Navigating Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders and Overcoming Barriers to Reduce Health Disparities
    Speaker(s): Cherry W. Jackson, Pharm.D, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP and Jeanna Sewell, Pharm.D, BCACP
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM5: Fostering Resilience and Recovery: A Change Package for Advancing Trauma Informed Primary Care
    Speaker(s): Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
    Handouts: Fostering Resilience Handout
  • THPM6: From Screening to Treatment Admission: Engagement, Retention and Attempts at Pre-Treatment
    Speaker(s): Elana Merriweather, Ed.S., LPC, NCC, BC-TMH, AADC and Glenn Winkler, ALC, ICADC 
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM7: “Beginning to End” Opioid Use Disorder Care
    Speaker(s): Ellen Robertson, Ph.D.; Jennifer Smith, LMSW; Stephen Taylor, MD; Karen Watkins-Smith, RN, BSN; and Wendi Hogue, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM8: The Intersections of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse: Breaking Cycles and Approaching Clients
    Speaker(s): Fran Sumner Jones, LMSW and Brenda Maddox, MSN/Ed, SANE-A, AFN-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM9: Ethics for Peers
    Speaker(s): Ed Johnson, LPC, LAC/S, MAC, CCS, CPRS
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details
  • THPM10: Real or Reel? Navigating Informed Response to Domestic Violence
    Speaker(s): Lamea “Elle” Shaaban-Magaña, PhD and Kelly Miller, LMFT
    Description and Course Objectives:  See Details