2008 MARTI Summer School Topic Schedule

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* Workshops suggested for therapists.

Workshops suggested for educators.

Workshops suggested for college personnel.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Time Scheduled Item Speaker
8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Summer School Registration, Residence Hall Check-in, Academic Credit Registration
10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Summer School Opening Ceremonies
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Keynote Address: "Understanding Addiction and Recovery through a Child's Eye"

Jerry Moe, M.A.
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

"Making Group Work for Kids: Essential Strategies, Tools, and Approaches"

Jerry Moe, M.A.
2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

"Teaching Youth about Addiction"

Jerry Moe, M.A.
4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. IUP Welcome Reception

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Time Scheduled Item Speaker
8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

"Coaching for Successful Co-parenting: Helping Children of Divorce"

Kathryn Bonach, Ph.D., L.S.W, L.P.C., N.C.C.
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. "Psychological Teaching in Peanuts" Abraham J. Twerski, M.D.
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Workshops

* A. "A Three-stage Intervention Model for Post-divorce Co-parents: How Clinicians Can Help"

Kathryn Bonach, Ph.D., L.S.W, L.P.C., N.C.C.

* B. "Family Involvement in Addiction"

Abraham J. Twerski, M.D.

C."Adolescents God Bless Em; Parents of Adolescents God Help Em!"

Walter C. Gray, Psy. D.

* D."Smarter Than You Think: Adult Survivors of Trauma and Dysfunctional Families, Using Emotional, Social and Spiritual Intelligences in a Strength-based Recovery Model"

Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D.

E."Coordinating Effective Adolescent Recovery: Student Assistance Programs, Treatment Providers, and Parents Working Together"

Deborah Sagan, LCSW, Jeff Longo, LCSW, and Brandon Falkner, B.S.

F."Getting Back to BASICS: Helping College Students Reduce Their Risk for Alcohol-related Problems"

Ann Sesti, M.A., N.C.C., L.P.C.
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Afternoon Workshops Repeated
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Summer School Picnic

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Time Scheduled Item Speaker
8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

"Self-Defeating Behaviors: Personal and Professional Potholes"

Gregory Boothroyd, Ph.D., CAAC, LPC
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

"Self-Defeating Behaviors" Personal and Professional Potholes" (continued)

Gregory Boothroyd, Ph.D., CAAC, LPC
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops

* A."Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors: The Roadmap"

Gregory Boothroyd, Ph.D., CAAC, LPC

B."Chronic Overeating: Why We Do It and How to Change"

Elizabeth Babcock, LCSW

* C."Ethics for Chemical Dependency Professionals"- Part 1

Doug Wentz, M.A., O.C.P.S. II

D."Treating Trauma: School and Community Counselors as First Responders"

Robert Witchel, Ed.D., N.C.C.

E."The Value of a Community Drug & Alcohol Task Force: One Community's Experience"

Charles P. Erdeljac, Ph.D. and Stephen M. Wilson, D. Min.

F."Best Practices for Reducing College Students' High Risk Alcohol Consumption"

Timothy J. Silvestri, Ph.D.
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Afternoon Workshops Repeated Except

* C. "Ethics for Chemical Dependency Professionals"Part 2

Doug Wentz, M.A., O.C.P.S. II

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Time Scheduled Item Speaker
8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. "MySpace Addiction and Other Childhood Disorders" Kimberly S. Young, Psy. D.
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. "A Sigh of Belief: Helping Parents to Raise Their Confidence" Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D.
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops
A."Understanding Internet Addiction and the New Digital Drug" Kimberly S. Young, Psy. D.
* B."Get Out of My Life, But First Can You Take Me to the Mall?: Working with Resistant Adolescents" Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D.
C."The Power of Positive Parenting" Chuck Jackson, M.A.
* D. "Prescription Drug Abuse: Trends, Troubles, andTreatment" Neil Capretto, D.O., F.A.S.A.M.
E. "Child Sexual Assault: Identification and Prevention" Jo Ellen Bowman, M.S.W., L.S.W.
F."Early-Alert Crisis Intervention Teams" Terry Appolonia, M.A.
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Afternoon Workshops Repeated

Friday, July 18, 2008

Time Scheduled Item Speaker
8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. "Carry the Torch, But Don't Get Burned: The Need for Professional Self-care" Chuck Jackson, M.A.
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. "Carry the Torch, But Don't Get Burned: The Need for Professional Self-care" (continued) Chuck Jackson, M.A.
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Summer School Closing and Awarding of Certificates