Thursday, November 4, 2021

8:00am—8:45am                   Check-in, Coffee with Exhibitors


8:45am—9:00am                   Opening Remarks

9:00am—10:30am                 Michael Wilkerson, M.D.

                                             History of Addiction Treatment in the United States


10:30am—10:45am               Break

10:45am—12:15pm              Panel Discussion -  (Hosted by Bradford)

                                            Current and Future Treatment Approaches for Addiction

                                            Moderator:  Allison Covington, M.S., LPC

                                            Panelists:  Michael Wilkerson, M.D., J. Luke Engeriser, M.D. and Eric Schmidt, MSSW, LCSW, MBA

12:15pm—1:15pm                Lunch

1:15pm—2:45pm                  Pamela Hayes

                                            Combining Art Therapy and Cognitive Therapy:  Part 1

2:45pm—3:00pm                 Break

3:00pm—4:30pm                 Eric Schmidt

                                          Applying DBT Behavioral Strategies in the Treatment of SUD—Finding New Responses

8:00pm—9:00pm                Twelve-Step Meeting

Friday, November 5, 2021

7:30am—8:30am                Networking, Coffee with Exhibitors

8:30am—10:00am              Eric Schmidt

                                         Applying DBT Validation Strategies in the Treatment of SUD

10:00am—10:15am            Break

10:15am—11:45am            Jeremy Fletcher and Lori Renner

                                         From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to Post- Traumatic Growth:

                                         A Roadmap to recover Our Nation’s Warriors

11:45am—12:45pm            Lunch

12:45pm—2:15pm              Pamela Hayes

                                         Combining Art Therapy and Cognitive Therapy:  Part 2

2:15pm—2:30pm                Break

2:30pm—4:00pm                Caroline Smith

                                          Honoring Our Sacred Gifts:  The Professional Necessity of Personal Self-Care

4:00pm – 4:15pm                Closing Remarks