Presentations

Keynote Presentation, Two Truths and a Lie: Powerful Statements (and some questions) About the Future of Recovery

Speaker(s): Randy Johnson Presentation Description: Following decades of forward movement in the peer movement and in our behavioral health systems, we face new pressures, exciting challenges, and opportunities that have never before been a part of our world. This presentation looks at the arc of our individual and collective recovery over time, and asks questions about… Continue reading Keynote Presentation, Two Truths and a Lie: Powerful Statements (and some questions) About the Future of Recovery

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Johnson, Randy

In addition to a lifetime’s personal experience in recovery, Randy holds twenty years of experience in program development, facilitation, training, and advocacy. He draws upon this experience in service to the Institute’s Prevention Initiative and the Center for Behavioral Health Initiatives. In addition to his professional experience, Randy brings his personal story of recovery to… Continue reading Johnson, Randy

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Motivational Interviewing in Groups

Speaker(s): Scott Kerby Presentation Description: This presentation is based off the book “Motivational interviewing in Groups” by Chris Wagner and Karen Ingersol. Motivational Interviewing can be particularly helpful in group settings to keep the focus on change and also to build momentum towards behavior change. During this session several techniques will be demonstrated and allow participants the opportunity… Continue reading Motivational Interviewing in Groups

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King, Michael

Michael King is the National Director of Outreach & Engagement with Facing Addiction, a national non-profit organization dedicated to unifying the voices of the 45 million Americans and their families directly impacted by addiction. Michael’s work with Facing Addiction includes national coalition building, oversight of resource development, as well as grassroots and community organizing engagement.… Continue reading King, Michael

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Williams, Stacey, LMSW, Advanced Level WRAP® Facilitator

Stacey Williams is the State Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH). She serves as the Project Director for the Show Me Zero Youth Suicide Prevention Grant and is the suicide prevention expert for DMH. Stacey has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work, with an… Continue reading Williams, Stacey, LMSW, Advanced Level WRAP® Facilitator

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Troubleshooting Peer Led Groups

Speaker(s): Toni Jordan, MRSS-P, CMPS, FSP, MAADC Sarah Earll Presentation Description: This presentation will look at common issues that facilitators face while leading Peer Led Groups. The presenters will discuss with presentation participants several common issues facilitators face while leading groups and present possible solutions. This presentation will also give participants a chance to troubleshoot with… Continue reading Troubleshooting Peer Led Groups