Annual Conference 2016:
Connecting Heart to Heart



APRIL 29-30, 2016

THE OSTHOFF RESORT

101 OSTHOFF AVE

ELKHART LAKE, WI 53020

 

 

 

Conference Agenda

(download a PDF of the conferece agenda with workshop descriptions)

 

Friday, April 29 Schedule:

7:30                     Opening of Exhibitor tables/Resource Room
7:30 – 8:30          Registration and Continental Breakfast                    
8:30 – 8:45          Welcome and Announcements
8:45 – 9:00          Special Address: Detective Brad Abel, Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office
9:00 – 10:00        Keynote Address: Scott A. Webb TIC: Trauma-Informed Care, Trauma-                                       Informed Connection    (1.0 CEH)
10:15 – 11:30      Workshop Sessions         
11:30 – 12:45      Lunch & Awards & Annual Meeting
1:00 – 2:15          Workshop Sessions    
2:15 – 3:00          Break    
3:00 – 4:15          Workshop Sessions  

7:30                     Playback Theatre performance 

 

Friday, April 29 Workshops:

  • Ask the Expert: Dual Diagnosis and Substance Use   (1.5 CEH)
  • Ask the Expert: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder   (1.5 CEH)
  • Ask the Expert: Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder   (1.5 CEH)
  • Bearing Witness to Pain: Coping with Secondary Trauma   (1.5 CEH)
  • Creating Resiliency by Paying Attention to our Inner Work
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: Building a Life Worth Living   (1.5 CEH)
  • Empower Your Voice: Create Connections, Inspire Hope. Save Lives.
  • Get the Word Out: From Writing Amazing Press Releases to Tips for Effective Social Media
  • Go For It: Applying Interactive Methods to Group and Individual Work
  • Mental Health There's an APP for that! Understanding Telehealth
  • Navigating the Mental Health Network: Consumer, Teacher, Parent and Advocate
  • Snapshot of Comprehensive Community Services in Wisconsin    (1.5 CEH)
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • State Public Policy: The Issues Up Front
  • The Struggle for People who are Invisible to Become Visible
  • Whole Health Approaches to Recovery - Strengthening Emotional and Physical Health via Drumming and Movement
  • Work for Recovery!
  • Yoga for Anxiety

 

Saturday, April 30 Schedule:

7:30                     Opening of Exhibitor tables/Resource Room
7:30 – 8:30          Registration and Continental Breakfast                    
8:30 – 8:45          Welcome and Announcements
8:45 – 9:00          Special Address: Andrew Sperling, NAMI Director of Public Policy
9:00 – 10:00        Keynote Address: Alice A. Holstein TOUGH GRACE: Mental Illness as a                                       Spiritual Path
10:15 – 11:30      Workshop Sessions         
11:30 – 12:45      Lunch & Awards
1:00 – 2:15          Workshop Sessions    
2:15 – 2:45          Break  
2:45 – 4:00          Workshop Sessions    

 

Saturday, April 30 Workshops:

  • Ask the Expert: Helping Our Children Help Themselves   (1.5 CEH)
  • Ask the Expert: Mood Disorders- The Ups and the Downs   (1.5 CEH)
  • Ask the Expert: Psychotropic Medications   (1.5 CEH)
  • Become a Fitness Goal Getter
  • Bringing a Light to LGBT Mental Health   (1.5 CEH)
  • Building Caregiver Resiliency
  • Calling All Smokers and their Loved Ones: Get Motivated and Quit
  • Creating Sanctuary in the Self
  • Crisis Intervention and the Veteran Population   (1.5 CEH)
  • Helping People in Crisis   (1.5 CEH)
  • Incorporating Mindfulness Practices into your Recovry
  • NAMI's Federal Public Policy Agenda for Consumers and Families
  • Plan for the Future with a Special Needs Trust
  • Putting an End to Mass Incarceration
  • Systemic (Family) Constellations: Bringing into Awareness the Hidden Loyalties in Families that Create Dis-empowerment, Separation and Dysfunction
  • Voices in Action
  • What Comes from the Heart Goes to the Heart: The Practice of Emotional CPR
  • Why Dieting Doesn't Work: Finding Balance in a World of Caloric Chaos

 

 

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