Speaker(s): Matthew Lynn Danny Granger Rachel Davidson Presentation Description: This closing session will inspire and encourage you! It will remind you why you do what you do each and every day. Matt, Danny, and Rachel will each talk about how recovery peer support helped change their life. Matt will share his experience with a peer who… Continue reading Closing Panel – Making a Difference, One Life at a Time!
Speaker(s): Mark McDonald Presentation Description: You may never know the difference you make in another person’s life, but keep in mind they are watching you and everything you do or don’t do. In making a difference in a person’s life, you may never know the ripple effect of that difference, but it will change generations.… Continue reading Building Character in Recovery
Speaker(s): Mendy McEwen James Bryant Kendra Knudsen Joshua Smith Bug Presentation Description: Explanation of IPS services and how working is related to the path of recovery. Presenters will cover how IPS services help those living with mental health diagnoses find and maintain competitive employment which, in turn, assists in supporting recovery and their desire to… Continue reading IPS Works!!! Working on the Path to Recovery
Speaker(s): Patricia Johnson Presentation Description: The Wellness Recovery Action Plan is a structured system for monitoring uncomfortable and distressing signs and symptoms, and through planned responses, reducing, modifying or eliminating those signs and symptoms. It also includes plans for responses from others when your symptoms have made it impossible for you to continue to make… Continue reading Stop WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) & Roll
Speaker: Mark McDonald, MS, CRADC, CGDC, MARS, MRSS-P Presentation Description: This presentation will address some of the challenges faced by many, but especially those re-entering after significant incarcerations. As we explore some of these traumas (Post Incarceration Syndrome), we will be able to identify the role of peers and other recovery supports in transitioning those… Continue reading Peers in the Re-entry Process
Speaker(s): Mickie McDowell Sarah Earll Presentation: This session will highlight three (3) tools taught in the Certified Peer Specialist training. This is a great opportunity for individuals to learn these for the first time or to be refreshed. This is an interactive session with a tools practice element. Tools included: PICBA, Catch it Check It… Continue reading CPS Tool Review
Facilitator: Brenda Schell Panelists: Erin Ryser Brie Wagner Chris Ray Presentation Description: This session will be comprised of a panel of individuals who will each share their experiences regarding the use of medication to assist in treating their substance use disorder (SUD). Objectives: Describe the importance of medications in panelists’ treatment and recovery Openly discuss… Continue reading Panel – The Use of Medication in the Recovery Process for Substance Use Disorders