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Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for At-Risk Populations

Speaker(s): Rachel Winograd, PhD and Nicole Browning, MA, LPC Brandon Costerison Lauren Mackay Presentation: Overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) is an evidence based strategy to reduce opioid overdose deaths. With the passage of legislation in 2016, those in direct contact with people at risk of overdose can now incorporate OEND into their clinical practice.… Continue reading Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for At-Risk Populations

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Beyond Acute Care Treatment: Recovery Maintenance & Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC)

Speaker(s): Adam Larkin, CRPR Presentation:  Understanding the broad scope of effective ROSC and the essential role they play in the recovery initiation and maintenance phases of an individual (with Mental Health Disorders, Substance Use Disorders and or both) seeking and sustaining long term recovery. The presentation will look at a working ROSC development within a… Continue reading Beyond Acute Care Treatment: Recovery Maintenance & Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC)

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The Role of Medication in Treatment and Recovery – Panel

Speaker(s): Cheryl Marcum, BA, CRADC, MARS – Medication-Assisted Treatment and Recovery Patricia Sams, CCJP,MARS, MRSS-P,CRPS – Medicated Assisted Treatment – Vivitrol, A Lived Experience. Presentation: Cheryl Marcum will begin by presenting on Medication-Assisted Treatment and Recovery by describing medications used in medication-assisted treatment and how each play a role in the recovery process. Marcum will give an overview… Continue reading The Role of Medication in Treatment and Recovery – Panel

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Where Do We Go From Here with Harm Reduction

Speaker(s): Chad Sabora, BA, JD Presentation: This talk will emphasize on theory and implementation of where harm reduction needs to go next. Peer-to-peer efforts are crucial, but we must directly engage with the most at-risk population while we have easy access to them;  those individuals leaving an abstinence-based inpatient treatment center and those being released from… Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here with Harm Reduction

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Certified Missouri Peer Specialist Ethics: Conversations from the Field

Speaker(s): Sarah Earll Mickie McDowell Lisa McDowell Toni Jordan Tim Conroy Presentation: This will be a highly interactive presentation. Presenters will begin by briefly touching on the concept of Boundaries and the Four Common Elements of Boundary Violations as presented in the CMPS Basic Training Manual. Next presenters will discuss how to develop a framework… Continue reading Certified Missouri Peer Specialist Ethics: Conversations from the Field

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Who Cares? I Care, You Care, Self-Care

Speaker(s): Lisa Watson, CMPS, CRPR, MRSS-P Presentation: A fun and sometimes interactive opportunity to have a greater understanding and even experience the importance of self care. As well as the importance of teaching and exampling self care to our peers in services and their families. We will be exploring the barriers and benefits to self… Continue reading Who Cares? I Care, You Care, Self-Care

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Family Support Provider Role Clarification, Partnering with the Community Support Specialist to Support Family Members and Caregivers

Speaker(s): Lu Ann Reese Presentation: This presentation will focus on the “Five Stages of Building Resiliency Process” will focus on the importance of understanding how to meet the parent/caregiver where they are at in that given moment. Parent/caregivers can become overwhelmed by their situation.   It’s easy to give up and not be able to get… Continue reading Family Support Provider Role Clarification, Partnering with the Community Support Specialist to Support Family Members and Caregivers

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Motivational Interviewing

Speaker(s): Casondra Foster, LPC Presentation: Motivational Interviewing is a clinical approach that helps people with mental health, substance use disorders and chronic conditions make positive changes to support better health. Our Motivational Interviewing overview will introduce key concepts and techniques that will allow you to become a helper in the process of change and express genuine… Continue reading Motivational Interviewing

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Being a Leader

Speaker(s): Christine McDonald Presentation: This presentation will emphasize the importance of peer engagement in the facilitation of recovery and helping end stigma through advocacy and leadership opportunities in a variety of settings. Leadership skills that peers can develop, tap-in to, or optimize will be discussed. Peers can play a role in the advocacy for recovery… Continue reading Being a Leader