Annual Conference 2017:
Together We Define Tomorrow



May 5th-6th, 2017

sheraton madison

706 john nolen dr.

madison, wi 53713

 

 

 

Conference Agenda

 

Friday, May 5 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: Representative Paul Tittl, Assembly District 25
9:00 – 10:00        Keynote Address: Chris Prochut
10:15 – 11:30      Workshop Sessions

  •  Ask the Expert: Current Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry CEU
  • Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy in a Challenging Environment CEU
  • Using Social Media to Build a Movement
  • Tobacco Stories: The Role Tobacco Plays in Our Lives
  • Peer Run Respite: What Makes It a Good Fit
  • Fill the Gap: No Consumer Left Unheard

11:30 – 12:45      Lunch & Awards & Annual Meeting
1:00 – 2:15          Workshop Sessions    

  • Ask the Expert: Update on Schizophrenia CEU
  • The Practice and Benefits of Forgiveness Therapy CEU
  • Healing Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
  • No Man is an Island: Using Support Systems in Your Recovery
  • Police and Mental Health Collaboration Programs
  • Preventing Gun Violence: Saving Lives

2:15 – 3:00          Break    
3:00 – 4:15          Workshop Sessions

  • Ask the Expert: Crisis Intervention for Individuals and Families CEU
  • Finding the Balance: Self Compassion and Compassion Fatigue
  • Weight Lifting vs. Cardio: What's Better? 
  • Mental Health Parity: Getting What is Rightfully Yours CEU
  • Trauma Sensitive Communication Skills CEU
  • Developing Crisis Intervention in Jails

 

 

Saturday, May 6 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: Representative Melissa Sargent, Assembly District 48
9:00 – 10:00        Keynote Address: Mettie Spiess
10:15 – 11:30      Workshop Sessions

  • Ask the Expert: Psychiatric Medications CEU
  • Adult Bullying: How to Recognize It and Deal with it Effectively CEU
  • Legislative Advocacy 101
  • Serious Mental Illnesses Around he World
  • Why Choose Dialetical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? CEU
  • Jobs that Fit: Lessons from IPS for Everyone  

 

11:30 – 12:45      Lunch & Awards
1:00 – 2:15          Workshop Sessions

  • Ask the Expert: Update on Mood Disorders CEU
  • How Animal Assisted Therapy Promotes Healing of Our Bodies, Minds, and Spirits
  • Light in the Darkness: Creating a Culture of LGBT and Support in our Communities CEU
  • The Art of Service
  • The War Within: Veterans and PTSD
  • Understanding the Professional Challenges of Rural Mental Health CEU

2:15 – 2:45          Break  
2:45 – 4:00          Workshop Sessions

  •  Ask the Expert: OCD and Anxiety Disorders CEU
  • Thriving Through Change
  • Changing Winds in Washington: What's at Stake in Federal Policy? CEU
  • Peer Recovery Movement: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow CEU
  • Creating a New Conversation about Mental Health in Schools
  • Here Comes the Sun: An Art Therapy Workshop CEU

End of Conference Activities

 

Please note: The agenda for the NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference is subject to change. Please check back periodically for updated information. 


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