2017 Spring Conference – Session Handouts

The following are handouts for the 2017 Spring Conference. Click on each link to download.
(Updated 03/13 – Added Workshop A and F | Updated 03/16 – Added TOL What is Leadership and Tuesday and Thursday evening workshops)

Monday: March 20, 2017

Workshop A – Sanders – Addressing Trauma in Addictions Treatment for 18-25 Year Olds
Workshop B – Barnwell – Ethical Related Reflective Practice and You
Workshop C – Pinkston | Pinkston – Patience with Patients


Tuesday: March 21, 2017

TOL – Carty – What is Leadership
            McNeil – Current and Future Challenges
Workshop D – DeMoss – Drama and the Unexamined Belief
Workshop E – Troiani – Group Treatment for Substance Use Disorders in Various Settings
Workshop F – Sanders – How to Become the World’s Best Counselor
Tuesday Evening Workshop – Garcia – Substance Abuse Treatment and Trauma: Understanding the Relationship


Wednesday: March 22, 2017

Workshop 1 – Nicholson – Let Me Off This Roller Coaster Ride: Treating Substance-Abusing Adolescents
Workshop 2 – Moberg – Drug Testing: A Critical Clinical Tool
Workshop 3 – Barnwell | Acharya – An Integrated Understanding of Mindfulness, Shame and Addiction
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3
Workshop 4 – Moberg – Gambling Disorder – The House Always Wins
Workshop 5 – Brooks | Suberlak – The Opioid Crisis: Implementation of Substance Abuse Treatment Into Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Care
Workshop 6 – Zacharias – Interplay of Addiction, Mental Health and Trauma in the LGBTQI Community

Thursday: March 23, 2017

Workshop 7 – Phillips – Addressing the Unique Issues of Emerging Adults and Families in the Treatment Environment
Workshop 8 – Schilling – Identification of Early and Middle Stage Recovery Goals
Workshop 9 – Henry – Surviving War and Woodstock: Substance Use and Older Adults  | Handout 1 | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4
Workshop 10 – Diedrich – Building Positive Psychology in Addiction and Recovery Support Services
Workshop 11 – Schilling – Healthy Relationships and Healthy Choices
Workshop 12 – Siegel – The Hijacked Brain: The Biological Aspects of Addiction and Integration into the Holistic Model of Addiction
Workshop 13 – Diel | Radeedie – Catch 22: Dual Relationships and Ethical Concerns in Small Communities and Closed Settings
Workshop 14 – Garcia – The Unique Needs of Women with a Substance Use Disorder
Workshop 14 – “Addendum” Additional Information: Women’s Plan 2017-2019
Thursday Evening Workshop – DeMoss – Watch Your Mouth! The Art of Crafting Your Words for More Client Impact

Friday: March 24, 2017

Workshop 15 – Lengfelder – Clinical Education and Interventions for Defense Structures of Mentally Ill and Addicted Populations