Schedule

Peer Leadership Summit
May 28-29, 2019

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Registration Open

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Keynote Presentation

Keynote Presentation: “There’s an App for That”: Technology and Peer Support

Speaker(s): Les Sperling Presentation Description:    The utilization of smartphone and telehealth technology to support persons in recovery from Substance ...
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2:15pm to 2:30pm

Break

2:15pm to 3:45pm

Show Me Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Speaker(s): Miriam Cullimore Diana Jackson Presentation Description: Objectives:   ...
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3:45pm to 4:00pm

Break

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Building Character in Recovery

Speaker(s): Mark McDonald Presentation Description: You may never know the difference you make in another person’s life, but keep in ...
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IPS Works!!! Working on the Path to Recovery

Speaker(s): Mendy McEwen James Bryant Kendra Knudsen Joshua Smith Bug Presentation Description: Explanation of IPS services and how working is ...
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Stop WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) & Roll

Speaker(s): Patricia Johnson Presentation Description: The Wellness Recovery Action Plan is a structured system for monitoring uncomfortable and distressing signs ...
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5:00pm to 5:30pm

(Optional) Narcan Training/Refresher Course

Speaker(s): David Stoecker Presentation Description:  We will learn why an overdose occurs, what puts someone at high risk of an ...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

8:30am to 9:30am

Opening Presentation: Wise Choices Lead to Resiliency!

Speaker(s): William Keeney Presentation Description: This  presentation teaches how to use Critical Thinking in making Choices which leads to Resiliency-based ...
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9:30am to 9:45am

Break

9:45am to 10:45am

Communication – The Vital Tool to Peer Success

Speaker(s): Mirna Herrera Presentation Description:  Have the confidence to say “This is my story, and I’m proud of it” because ...
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10:45am to 11:00am

Break

11:00am to 12:00pm

The Importance of Housing in the Recovery Journey

Speaker(s): Bobbi Jo Reed Alon Fisch Heather Gieck Presentation Description:  We all know that a safe and sober place to live ...
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12:00pm to 1:30pm

Hot Topics Lunch

Pick the topic that most interests you. Facilitators will be at each table. Description: During lunch, table tents will be ...
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1:30pm to 2:30pm

How to Cope: Therapeutic, Evidence-Based Techniques for Helping Families & Friends Impacted by a Loved One’s Substance Use

Speaker(s): Suzanne Taylor, LCSW Presentation Description: During this presentation, participants will learn how families and friends are impacted by a ...
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Suicide Prevention as a Peer Leader

Speaker(s): Stacey Williams Rick Strait Presentation Description: This presentation is designed with the Peer Leader in mind. As a Peer ...
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What is the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and What Does it Mean for Peers?

Speaker(s): Jason Klaus Tim Conroy Presentation Description: The Missouri Crisis Intervention Team is a partnership of law enforcement and other ...
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2:30pm to 2:45pm

Break

2:45pm to 3:45pm

Celebrate Recovery – One Pathway to Recovery

Speaker(s): Cheryl Thurman Presentation Description: Celebrate Recovery is a Christ centered twelve step program based on Mathew 5:3-12. It is ...
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Family Support: Caring for You Too!

Speaker(s): Jill Richardson Presentation Description: Family Support Providers (FSP) give of themselves for the families they serve.  Sometimes this may ...
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Creating a Trauma-Informed Culture

Speaker(s): Mirna Herrera Presentation Description:  How and why we need to ask “What happened to you?” instead of “What’s wrong ...
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3:45pm to 4:00pm

Break

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Closing Panel – Making a Difference, One Life at a Time!

Speaker(s): Matthew Lynn Danny Granger Rachel Davidson Presentation Description: This closing session will inspire and encourage you!  It will remind you ...
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5:00pm to 5:15pm

Adjourn