Schedule

Pre-Conference - Tuesday, September 4th
Time Topic Speakers Room
8:00am - 9:00am Registration    
1
9:00am - 10:30am

The Context to Change: Building Effective Rapport and Relationships

Lisa Peterson, Ph.D., Clinical Director, ND DOCR

Great Hall
1
9:00am - 10:30am
Ethics in the Digital Age Louise A Stanger; Ed.D, LCSW Harvest Hall
10:30am - 10:45am BREAK    
1
10:45am - 12:15pm
The Impact of Brain Injury on Child Development Rebecca Quinn; Program Director, ND Brain Injury Network Great Hall
1
10:45am - 12:15pm
Ethics in the Digital Age Louise A Stanger; Ed.D, LCSW Harvest Hall
12:15pm - 1:30pm LUNCH (on own)    
1
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Rethinking Challenging Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach Dr. Stuart Ablon; Director, Think:Kids at MGH; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Great Hall
1
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ethics in the Digital Age Louise A Stanger; Ed.D, LCSW Harvest Hall
3:00pm - 3:15pm BREAK    
1
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Rethinking Challenging Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach Dr. Stuart Ablon; Director, Think:Kids at MGH; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Great Hall
1
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Ethics in the Digital Age Louise A Stanger; Ed.D, LCSW Harvest Hall

 

Updated administrative rules for Licensed Addiction Counselors require 6 hours of ethics and 3 hours of clinical supervision every two years. 

Recovery Reinvented - Wednesday, September 5th

8:00 – 5:00 pm

Recovery Reinvented will be held at the Fargo Civic Center. Learn more and register here!

 

Day 1 - Thursday, September 6th
Time Topic Speakers Room
7:00am - 8:00am Registration    
8:00am - 9:15am The Wise Men and the Elephant: How we got in to this mess and what we must do to get out

Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum

Dr. Drew Pinsky

Great Hall
1
9:25am - 10:15am
Using Community-Based Services to Engage People in Client-Driven, Lasting Change: Think Outside the Residential Treatment Box David Mee-Lee, M.D. FASAM Crowne
1
9:25am - 10:15am
Extending Our Reach: Mobile Outreach and Engagement Nicole Baem, Audra Stonefish and Maddie Windus; Fargo Cass Public Health and Gladys Ray Shelter Royale/Embassy
1
9:25am - 10:15am
ND Examples of Recovery Services Adam Martin, Founder/President & CEO F5 Project Sterling
1
9:25am - 10:15am
Motivational Interviewing for Non-Clinicians Dan Cramer, Ph.D., L.P. Dakota Hall
10:15am - 10:25am
BREAK
   
2
10:25am - 11:15am
Do the Next Right Thing: A Family-Centered and Multidisciplinary Approach to Substance Use Disorder Treatment among Perinatal Women Nancy Jennings, PATHways Beyond Birth Nurse Navigator, University of Kentucky Crowne
2
10:25am - 11:15am
Advances in our Understanding of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Related Health Conditions in Women  Ann Rasmusson, M.D. National Center for PTSD, Women's Health Science Division, Dept. of Veteran Affairs Royale/Embassy
2
10:25am - 11:15am
Incorporating a Drug User Health Framework and Working with People who use Drugs (PWUDs) Laura Pegram, Manager, Drug User Health NASTAD Sterling
2
10:25am - 11:15am
Moving Communities Toward Environmental Prevention Strategies Rodney Wambeam, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, University of Wyoming Dakota Hall
11:15am - 11:25am BREAK    
11:25am - 12:05pm Be a VBP (Value-Based Payment) VIP Kate Davidson, LCSW; The National Council for Behavioral Health Great Hall
12:05pm - 1:30pm
LUNCH (on own)
   
3
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders: Clinical and Scientific Impact and Practical Interventions

Nicola Herting, Ph.D. Red River Children's Advocacy Center

Stephen Wonderlich, Ph.D., Sanford Research, Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth

Crowne
3
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Affirmation, Belief, and Connection: The ABCs of working with LGBTQ Clients - The Basics Beck Gee-Cohen, Owner/Consultant BGC Consulting Royale/Embassy
3
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Meeting People Where They Are At: Panel Discussion on Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) in the US and North Dakota Moderated by Laura Pegram, Manager, Drug User Health NASTAD Sterling
3
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Colorado Marijuana Commercialization: Stories from Denver Luke Niforatos, Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Advisor Dakota Hall
2:15pm - 2:25pm BREAK    
2:25pm - 3:20pm Lessons Learned from Legalization Luke Niforatos, Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Advisor Great Hall
3:20pm - 3:30pm
BREAK
   
3:30pm - 5:00pm Behavioral Health State of the State: Policy and Legislative Panel   Great Hall
Day 2 - Friday, September 7th
Time Topic Speakers Room
7:00am - 8:15am Registration    
8:15am - 8:30am Opening   Great Hall
8:30am - 9:15am The Wellbriety Movement: Cultural Approaches to Recovery J. Carlos Rivera, Executive Director White Bison, Inc. Great Hall
9:15am - 9:25am BREAK    
4
9:25am - 10:15am
Practices of Mindfulness and Meditation Terry Eckmann, Phd Minot State University Sterling/Crowne
4
9:25am - 10:15am
Overview of the Medicine Wheel and 12 Steps J. Carlos Rivera, Executive Director White Bison, Inc. Royale/Embassy
4
9:25am - 10:15am
Pain Management without Medication- Who's on your team? Kris R Anderson, DC, MS President-elect ND Chiropractic Association Harvest Hall
10:15am - 10:25am
BREAK
   
5
10:25am - 11:15am
Affirmation, Belief, and Connection: The ABCs of working with LGBTQ Clients - Best Practices Beck Gee-Cohen, Owner/Consultant BGC Consulting Sterling/Crowne
5
10:25am - 11:15am
Law Enforcement's Role in the Harm Reduction Model Detective Sergeant Ronald Martin Royale/Embassy
5
10:25am - 11:15am
Understanding Traumatic Stress: Implications for Professionals Working with Addiction

Nicola Herting, Ph.D. Red River Children's Advocacy Center

Stephen Wonderlich, Ph.D., Sanford Research, Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth

Harvest Hall
11:15am - 11:25am BREAK    
11:25am - 12:05pm Harm Reduction: Combating the Opioid Crisis Detective Sergeant Ronald Martin Great Hall
12:05pm - 1:30pm
LUNCH (on own)
   
1:30pm - 2:15pm There Has Always Been Drinking in America: Alcohol, History, Culture, and what it all means for Prevention Rodney Wambeam, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, University of Wyoming Great Hall
2:15pm - 2:25pm BREAK    
2:25pm - 3:10pm From Absolutes to Context: The Role of Peers in the Changing Philosophies of Addiction and Recovery Patrick Roff, Peer Recovery Consultant Great Hall
3:15pm - 4:00pm Discussion of the Impact of Addiction and Recovery on Families Adam Martin and Kristy Johnson, F5 Project Great Hall