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2009 MARTI Summer School Conference Faculty

Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D.

Director, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) and Professor of Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; Co-founder and Advisory Board Member the National Association for Children of Alcoholics; author and lecturer.

Terry Appolonia, M.A.

Dean of Students and Chair, Crisis Assessment and Response Team (CART), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Christine Black, Ph.D.

Professor of Health and Physical Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; health consultant and lecturer.

Jo Ellen Bowman, M.S.W., L.S.W.

Executive Director, Helping All Victims In Need (HAVIN), Kittanning, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Isabel Burk, M.S., CPP, CHES

Director, The Health Network, New City, New York; author and lecturer.

Neil A. Capretto, D.O., F.A.S.A.M.

Medical Director, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Chief of Addiction Medicine Services, and Principal Investigator, Appalachian Tri-State Node, Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute of Drug Abuse; author and lecturer.

Dana DeStefano, RN, LCSW, CCDPD

Director of Children and Adolescent Clinical Services, Home Nursing Agency, Altoona, Pennsylvania; Co-Occurring Disorders trainer for the state of Pennsylvania for adult and children; lecturer.

Kenneth A. Dickinson, M.S., R.Ph.

Director of Marketing, Gaudenzia, Inc., Norristown, Pennsylvania; BDAP Trainer; Adjunct Faculty, Alvernia and Eastern Universities; Co-Founder and Board Member, Secundum Artem Reaching Pharmacists with Help (SARPH), the Recovering Pharmacists program of Pennsylvania; and Board Member, Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance (PRO-A); pharmacist, educator, consultant, and lecturer.

Alicia Kozakiewicz

Co-founder,  AliciaProject, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; victim/survivor; child safety advocate; lecturer.

Holly Livingston, B.A., CAC

School Based Prevention Services, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; SAP trainer; lecturer.

John D. Massella, Ed.D., LPC, CCS, CCDP, NCC

Regional Program Director, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Ralph May, Psy.D.

Chief Clinical Officer, Community Guidance Center, and licensed psychologist, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

John McCarthy, Ph.D., N.C.C.

Professor of Counseling, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and licensed professional counselor, Indiana, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Ellen Morehouse, LCSW, CASAC, CPP

Executive Director, Student Assistance Services, Tarrytown, New York; author and lecturer.

Tricia Murin, M.Ed., L.P.C.

School Counselor, Central Cambria School District, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Ann Sesti, M.A., N.C.C., L.P.C.

Assistant Director, Center for Student Life, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Steve Simms, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Karen Vadino, M.S.W., LPCC, OCPS II

Motivational Speaker, Humorist, Trainer, and Consultant, Youngstown, Ohio; lecturer.

Norbert Wetzel, Th.D.

Director of Training, Center for Family, Community, and Social Justice, Inc., www.cfcsj.org; Director, Princeton Family Institute, www.princetonfamily.com; Princeton, New Jersey, New Jersey licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist; author and lecturer.

Christine Zernick, M.A.

Special Services Coordinator and Student Assistance Program Counselor, Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona, Pennsylvania; Co-Occurring Disorders trainer for the state of Pennsylvania for adult and children; lecturer.

 

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