Conferences

 

Enjoying one of several topical musical performances at NatCon 2017

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education/NAADAC Annual Conference, Denver, CO — Oct 2017

Workshops attended:

  • National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission Standards
  • State of NAADAC 
  • North Central Regional Caucus Meeting
  • Affiliate Leadership Training (served as a panelist)
  • INCASE Members Meeting 
  • NAADAC Board of Directors Meeting
  • Federal Panel: NIDA, SAMHSA and H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM
  • A Phenomenological Study of Stress and Burnout

MCON, Washington, DC  (Bush Foundation Event Scholarship Recipient) – Jun 2017

MCON is a forward-looking conference that brings together thought-provoking speakers and emerging leaders to ignite community and societal change in a social justice context. For more, see the MCON website.

 

photo of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy at NatCon 2017
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy at NatCon 2017

National Council for Behavioral Health (NatCon) Annual Conference, Seattle, WA — Apr 2017

A powerful conference on behavioral health, at which I focused on workforce development issues. Workshops and presentations attended:

  • If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?  Linda Rosenberg
  • America’s Historian: How Our Past Influences Our Future  Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • The Promise of Technology: Helping to Solve Our Wicked Problems  Tom Insel
  • TED Talk: Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight  Lloyd Sederer
  • Do We Get What We Pay For in American Health Care?  Uwe Reinhardt
  • Unbroken Brain: A Different Way of Understanding Addiction  Maia Szalavitz
  • A Fireside Chat with the Surgeon General: Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and Linda Rosenberg
  • Quality and Access: Giving Hope and Changing Lives  Kim Johnson
  • The Happiness Advantage: Better Habits for Better Outcomes  Shawn Achor

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education/NAADAC Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN – Oct 2016

Workshops attended:

  • Accreditation of Addiction Studies Programs
  • Addiction Studies Programs: Establishing Competency in Education of Addiction Counselors
  • Online Fieldwork Supervision Using Powell’s Four Foci of Supervision
  • Developing and Delivering a Co-occurring Course in Higher Education
  • Building and Sustaining Your College Addiction Studies Program

Spring Faculty Conference: Teaching Multilingual Students: From Awareness to Best Practices, Metropolitan State University – Mar 2016

Inter Faculty Organization LGBTIQAA Conference, Roseville, MN – Nov 2015

Overcoming Racism Conference, Saint Paul, MN – Nov 2015

Fall Teaching Workshop: Race Matters, Metropolitan State University – Oct 2015

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education/NAADAC Annual Conference, Bethesda, MD – Oct 2015

Workshops attended:

  • Developing Self-Efficacy: Addiction Counseling Interns in Field Experiences
  • Connecting the Classroom and Clinic: Training Innovations in Counselor Preparation
  • Creating Meaningful Learning Experience in Substance Use Disorder Courses

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education/NAADAC Annual Conference, Seattle, WA – Sep 2014

Workshops attended:

  • Challenges in Teaching Ethics to Addiction Counselors
  • Educating Adult Students: A Comprehensive Model for Training Addictions Professionals
  • Bridging the Gap Between Disciplines: Anthropological Insights into Substance Use and Grassroots Recovery Movements
  • Addiction Faculty Round Table

Spring Faculty Conference, Metropolitan State University – Mar 2015

Rutgers Summer School of Addiction Studies, New Brunswick, NJ – Jul 2015

Inter Faculty Organization LGBTIQAA Conference, Edina, MN – Oct 2014

Fall Faculty Workshop, Metropolitan State University – Oct 2014

Spring Faculty Workshop, Metropolitan State University – Feb 2014

Fall Faculty Conference, Metropolitan State University – Sep 2013

 

Total Continuing Educational Hours

Continuing Ed Hours Pie Chart

 

See Continuing Education Certificates and Documents at the bottom of Trainings page.