Conference Agenda

Friday, October 13, 2017

7:30am – Sponsor Arrival and Setup

8:00am – Registration Opens

9:00-10:30am – Morning Welcome and Keynote

Keynote Speaker: Melody Moezzi

10:30am – Networking Break

10:45am – 12:00pm – Session A

  • Workshop: Dielle McMillan
    • Stay woke: How to engage the younger generation in mental health awareness and advocacy
  • Workshop: D. Joi Haines
    • One Veteran Suicide is One Too Many
  • Workshop: W. J. Casstevens
    • The Hearing Voices Movement
  • Workshop: Bianca Cogdell & Angie D. Booker
    • Mental Health and Your Health Insurance Plan

12:00pm – Awards Luncheon

1:00 – 2:15pm – Session B

  • Workshop: Cari Carson
    • Finding Learning: How to Successfully Advocate for K-12 Students with Significant Mental Health Needs in Schools
  • Workshop: Melissa Enoch-DeBerry
    • Effectiveness of Community Involvement
  • Workshop: Kelsey Klatka
    • How Video Games are Helping Us
  • Workshop: Bebe Smith
    • The Crisis Navigation Project: A Collaborative Approach to Promoting Psychiatric Advance Directives

2:15 – 2:30pm – Networking Break

2:30 – 3:45pm – Session C

  • Workshop: Powell Paguibitan
    • Nobody Knew Health Class Could Be So Complicated: Redefining Mental Health with Strategies to Promote Mental Wellness through Personal Narratives
  • Workshop: Jerry Wease
    • The Injustice Collectors: Co-occurring Trauma and Substance Use
  • Workshop: Calvin Harvel, Jeff Wisdom, Allison Wolfe
    • Peer Support, Influencing Recovery in the Hospital
  • Workshop: Members of the Art Asylum: Cassie Hamrick
    • Creative Advance Directives: Envisioning Health Through Art and Community

4:00pm – Members Only Annual Meeting & Reception