2015 Topic Schedule

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* Workshops suggested for therapists.
Workshops suggested for educators.
Workshops suggested for both educators and therapists.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
Scheduled Item
Speaker
8:45-10:15 a.m. Summer School Registration, Residence Hall Check-In, Academic Credit Registration
10:15-10:30 a.m. Summer School Opening Ceremonies
10:30 a.m.-Noon "Cannabis Revisited" Antoine Douaihy, MD
Noon-1:10 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15-2:45 p.m. "Becoming a CRM+ (+Creative Role Model!): Part I" John T. McCarthy, PhD, NCC
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:30 p.m. "Becoming a CRM+ (+Creative Role Model!): Part II" John T. McCarthy, PhD, NCC
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
Scheduled Item
Speaker
8:15-9:45 a.m. "Priming: Using the Hidden Power of Language for Superior Client Outcomes and Self-Improvement" Clifton Mitchell, PhD
9:45-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. "Measurement of Addiction Risk Integrated with Prevention Practice" Ralph E. Tarter, PhD
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
Concurrent Afternoon Workshops
1:00-2:30 p.m. "Enhancing Resiliency in Clients" Pearl Berman, PhD
* "The Legal and Ethical Game Show: Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader - Part I" Clifton Mitchell, PhD
"The Importance of Educators Building Concrete Relationships with At-Risk Fatherless Young Urban Males" Joseph Twumasi-Ankrah, LMSW
"'When the Fun Stops': Gambling Addiction and Recover y" Bea Aikens, CCAR
2:30-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:30 p.m. "Increasing Treatment Success Through Understanding the Impact of Adverse Childhood Events" Pearl Berman, PhD
The Legal and Ethical Game Show: Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader - Part II Clifton Mitchell, PhD
"Gwen's Girls Way - A Model" Lynn Knezevich
"'When the Fun Stops': Gambling Addiction and Recovery" Bea Aikens, CCAR
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
Scheduled Item
Speaker
8:15-9:45 a.m. "Adult Survivors of Trauma & Dysfunctional Families: Using Emotional, Social and Spiritual Intelligences in a Resiliency-Based Model for Life-Long Recovery" Robert J. Ackerman, PhD
9:45-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. "Secrets for Staying Upbeat and Energized" Sharon Eakes, MA, BCC, CAN
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
Concurrent Afternoon Workshops
1:00-2:30 p.m. "Get Out of My Life, But First Can You Take Me to the Mall?: Working with High Risk Resistant Adolescents" Robert J. Ackerman, PhD
"The Surprising Requirements for Creating Successful Relationships" Sharon Eakes, MA, BCC, CAN
* "Update on Evidenced-Based Behavioral Treatments for Substance Use Disorders" Thomas M. Kelly, PhD, ACSW, MINT
2:30-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:30 p.m. "Ability Therapy: Overcoming the Inabilities that Prevent Treatment and Recovery" Robert J. Ackerman, PhD
* "Update on Evidenced-Based Behavioral Treatments for Substance Use Disorders" Thomas M. Kelly, PhD, ACSW, MINT
4:30-5:30 p.m. Dinner Break (on your own)
5:30-6:30 p.m. "Upside of Fear" Margee Kerr, PhD
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
Scheduled Item
Speaker
8:15-9:45 a.m. "Counseling Resistant 16-25-year olds: A Focus on Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, Co-occurring Disorders, and Lack of Direction" Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
9:45-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. "Tools for Recovery: The Role of Medications" Jody B. Glance, MD
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
Concurrent Afternoon Workshops
1:00-2:30 p.m. * "Counseling Chemically Dependent Clients Exposed to Trauma" Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
"Positive Approaches for Preventing and/or Dealing with Suicide" Ralph M. May, PsyD
"Gender, Race, and Class: Life Experiences, Life Chances" Melissa Swauger, PhD
2:30-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:30 p.m. "Good Grief: Helping Chemically Dependent Clients Cope with Loss" Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
"ADHD for Educators" Ralph M. May, PsyD
"Gender, Race, and Class: Life Experiences, Life Chances" Melissa Swauger, PhD
Friday, June 26, 2015
Time
Scheduled Item
Speaker
8:15-9:45 a.m. "Enhancing Recovery, Reducing Relapse Risk" Dennis C. Daley, PhD
9:45-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. "Building Your Positivity Portfolio" Dennis C. Daley, PhD
11:45 a.m.-Noon Summer School Closing Ceremony