Monday, March 19 (4 CEUs)
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Registration and Networking
10:30 am – 5:00 pm Exhibits

Spring Conference 2018 will open on Monday March 19th, as usual events will begin at noon, registration and exhibits open at 10:30.  Give yourself at least an early half hour to make sure you can check in, get your conference materials and say hello to many friends.  All sessions begin at noon and go until 4:30, there will be a break, with refreshments in the EXHIBITION HALL.  We also have planned an evening workshop that will run between 6:00 PM until 9:15.  The workshops are as follows-click on each to learn more about the topic and presenter


WORKSHOP A:  “Father Hunger and Father Wounds: Clinical Interventions with Chemically Dependent Men and Women Who Are Impacted by Fatherlessness Across the Lifespan”

– Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC 

WORKSHOP B:  “The Interrelatedness of Addiction Treatment and the Criminal Justice System”

 – Brenda J. Barnwell, DSW, LCSW, CADC, MISA I and Tina J. Varney, MPA, CCJP

WORKSHOP C:  “First Episode Psychosis: Identification, Interventions, and Recovery Strategies”
-David W. Schilling, MA, CAADC, LCPC


EVENING WORKSHOP:  “Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence: A Silent Yet Devastating Healthcare Problem”  (6:00 pm-9:15 pm)
-Laura Garcia, MAAPS, CADC, PES and Yvette Medina, MS, LPC, CADC 
SPECIAL EVENT:  TWO DAY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID–DAY 1  (this is a two day event-read special instructions carefully)

-Kenyatta Cathey, LCPC, CADC and Paul Farina, LCPC, MISA II