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Rev. Leo Booth Leo Booth Rev. Leo Booth: MTh, CAC, CEDC:  Unity Minister, internationally acclaimed author, lecturer and trainer on all aspects of spirituality and recovery.  Signal Hill, CA.

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 pm

Creating Communities

of Healers

Jeff Brantley, MD

Jeff Brantley, MD:   Director of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Duke Center for Integrative Medicine.  Durham, NC.

Wednesday, October 31

1:30 pm

How Mindfulness Can Improve the Efficacy of Treatment

Judge Joseph Buckner Joseph Buckner, JDChief District Court Judge for Chatham and Orange Counties.  Hillsborough, NC

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

The Role of Law Enforcement and the Courts in Mental Health and substance Abuse in Crisis Care Management

Don Carroll, JD

Don Carroll, JD:   LAP (Licensed Employee Assistance Professional) Director of the NC State Bar Lawyer Assistance Program and its predecessor, the PALS program.  Davidson, NC.

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

Recovery As a

Theory of Beauty

Fulton Crews, PhD

Fulton Crews, PhD:  Director of Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry at UNC.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Co-Presenter

Bowles Center

for Alcohol Studies

Tuesday, October 30

Friday, November 2

Paul Earley, MD

Paul Earley, MD, FASAM:  Medical Director for the Healthcare Professional Program at Talbott Recovery Campus.  Author of The Cocaine Recovery Book and Cocaine Recovery Workbook.  Atlanta, GA.

Thursday, November 1

11:00 am

The Neurophysiology of Addiction Memory: Addiction Memory in Addiction Recovery

John Edwards, PhD

John Edwards, PhD:  Private Trainer and Consultant in the field of family therapy and serves as an Adjunct Faculty at Duke University Medical Center.  Durham, NC.

Wednesday, October 31

9:30 am

1:30 pm

Building Community

Family at Large

Ginger Edwards, MA, CCAS, CGP, LPC

Ginger Edwards, MA, CCAS, CGP, LPC:  Certified Clinical Addictions Specialist and Yoga Instructor.  Durham, NC.

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:00am

Body Conditioning in Treatment

TJ Elison

TJ Elison:  Chief Operating Officer of Atlanta Union Mission.  Atlanta, GA.

Friday, November 2

9:15 am

Hiring Practices

JC Garbutt, MD

JC Garbutt, MD:  Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Friday, November 2

10:30 am

Dopamine, Psychosis, Addiction and Recovery

Jeff Georgi, MDiv, CCAS, LPS, CGP

Jeff Georgi, M Div., CCAS, LPS, CGP:   Clinical Director of the Duke Addictions Program at Duke Medical School and director of Behavioral Services at the Rice Diet Program.  Durham, NC.

Thursday, November 1

9:30 am

Limbic Resonance: 

Personal & Professional

Relationships

Corinne Gerwe, PhD, CCAS, CAS

Corinne Gerwe, PhD., LCAS, CAS:  Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and head of Group for Chronic Addiction Research (GCAR), Clinical Associate Professor at Clemson University in SC.  Saluda, NC.

Wednesday, October 31

Thursday, November 2

1:30 pm

The Orchestration Method

Lara and Jeff Gillease

Jeff Gillease, MS, LPC, CRC:  Certified Professional Counselor, and facilitator/ presenter of a movement-based interpretation of steps 1, 2, and 3 of the recovery process.  Asheville, NC.

Lara Gillease:  Owner of Lara’s Integrative Movement, a private practice specializing in Pilates, Feldenkrais, and Brennan Healing Science, and facilitator/presenter of a movement-based interpretation of steps 1, 2, and 3 of the recovery process.  Asheville, NC.

Wednesday, October 31

3:45 pm

Step 1:  Experienced Through Body (Theatre), Mind (Story-Telling), and Spirit (Experiential) Workshop

Betsy Goree

Owner, The Book Shelf

Tryon, NC

Betsy Goree: Bookstore dealer at CCAR. Owner of The Book Shelf, an independent community bookstore, a fixture in downtown Tryon since 1952. Betsy is happy to special order and mail your purchases.

THE BOOK SHELF

Open daily

in registration area

of hotel.

Kathy Grace, LPC

Kathy Grace, LPC:  Licensed Professional Counselor for The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) at UNC.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Thursday, November 1

3:35 pm

Motivational Interviewing

Robert Gwyther, MD

Robert Gwyther, MBA, MD:  Director of Medical Student Programs at UNC.  Chapel Hill, NC. 

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Integrated Care

David Holden, LPC, CCAS, MTh David Holden, LPC, LCAS, MTh, :  Counselor Independent Practice in Boone, NC, North Carolina Addiction Fellow, Boone, NC

Thursday, November 1

3:15 pm

Differing Models of

Treatment Deliveries

(With other NC/SC Fellows)

Nancy Johnston, MS, LPC, LSATP

Nancy Johnston, MS, LPC, LSATP:  Counselor in a private practice and author of the book:  Disentangle, When You’ve Lost Yourself in Someone Else.  Lexington, VA.

Wednesday, October 31

1:30 pm

When You've Lost Yourself In Someone Else: Working With the Dynamics of Codependence

Lynn Jones, LPC, LCAS

Lynn Jones, LPC, LCAS:  Program Manager, DWI Services of NC.  Raleigh, NC.

Tuesday, October 30

8:30 am

DWI Services: 

Justice System Innovations

Allan Phillip Lyme, BSW, MSW, LCSW, CAP

Alan Phillip Lyme, BSW, MSW, LCSW, CAP

Director of Clinical Quality and Integrity Center for Men's Recovery at the Hanley Center,

West Palm Beach, FL.

Men's Healing: 

A Toolbox for Life

CJ Malanga, MD, PhD

CJ Malanga, MD, PhD:  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UNC.  Chapel Hill, NC. 

Friday, November 2

11:15 am

Reward Thresholds and Addiction:  How Does This Help Clinicians?

Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, NCACII

Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, NCAC II:  Founder and Executive Director of the Clinic for Education, Treatment and Prevention of Addiction, Inc. (CEPTA), providing services to the Latino community in Georgia.  Atlanta, GA.

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

Developing a Culturally Competent Organization

Kevin McCauley, MD

Kevin McCauley, MD:  Director of Medical Education at Sober Living By The Sea Treatment Centers.  Newport Beach, CA

Wednesday, October 31

11:00 am

What Takes You To Recovery

John McQuiston, JD

John McQuiston, JD:  Commercial litigator and general counsel to two e-commerce companies, author of Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living.  Memphis, TN.

Thursday, November 1

8:30 am

and

Lunch

Always We Begin Again

Steve Millette Steve Millette, Director of Services, Pavillon Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center.  Lake Lure, NC

Friday, November 2

3:15 pm

Building Teams: Working Together for Success

Al Mooney, MD, FAAP

Al Mooney, MD, FAAP:  Addiction and Family Medicine Practitioner and Clinical Director of Five County Mental Health Authority, co-author of The Recovery Book.  Henderson, NC.

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

Integrated Medical Care

Paul Nagy, MS, LPC, CCAS, CCS

Paul Nagy, MS, LPC, CCAS, CCS:  Clinical Associate, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center.  Durham, NC.

Thursday, November 1

3:45 pm

Creating Communities

of Healers

Kathy Norins, MEd Kathy Norins, MEd: Health Educator, Alcohol & Drug Services, North Carolina Addiction Fellow.  Greensboro, NC.

Tuesday, October 30

8:30 am

HIV/Infectious Diseases--

Ethical Considerations

David Powell, PhD

David Powell, PhD:  President of the International Center for Health Concerns, Inc. and the Clinical Supervision Institute.   East Granby, CT.


 

Tuesday, October 30

8:30 am

Clinical Supervision

Wednesday, October 31

8:30 am

Compassion Fatigue

Jane Pressly, CFRE

 

Jane Pressly, CFRE:  Furman-Pressly Consulting, LLC offers consulting services in Policy Governance, management, and fundraising to not-for-profit organizations. Greenville, SC

Friday, November 1

10:30 am

Achieving Excellence in

Board Governance

Bill Renn, MSW, CCSW, CSAC, CCS

Bill Renn, MSW, CCSW, CSAC, CCS:  Director of UNC Health Care’s Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Tuesday, October 30

8:30 am

DWI

Donita Robinson, PhD

Donita Robinson, PhD:  Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UNC.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Friday, November 2

8:30 am

How Does Dopamine Change Our Brain

John Salamone, PhD John Salamone, PhD:  Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

Friday, November 2

9:15 am

Will The Last Person Who Uses the Word "Reward" Please Turn Out the Lights

Gerald Shulman, MA, MAC, FACATA Jerry Shulman, MA, MAC, FACATA:  Licensed psychologist, a Master Addiction Counselor and a Fellow of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators, author, trainer and consultant. Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, October 31

1:30 pm

Senior Moments--

The Challenge of Assessment, Intervention and Treatment

 

Susan Sonne,PharmD Susan Sonne, PharmD:  Associate Professor, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina.  Charleston, SC

Thursday, November 1

1:30 pm

Understanding Pharmacology

Larry Thompson, MBA   Larry E Thompson, III, MBA:  CEO Blue Ridge Area Foundation, Inc., Consultant, Interim CEO of Western Highlands Network.  Asheville, NC

Friday, November 2

Facilitator

Board and Administrator Track

Jim Van Hecke Jim Van Hecke: President of Addiction Recovery Institute and Director of the Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery.  Tryon, NC.

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 pm

Director,

Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery

Mike Wilkerson, MD Mike Wilkerson, MD:  Medical Director of Bradford Health Services Extended Care Program.  Warrior, AL

Friday, November 2

8:30 am

How to Deal With

Impaired Staff

Vonshurii Wrighten, MDiv, CACII, CCS

Von Wrighten, MDiv, MAC, CAC II, CCS:  President/CEO  Progressive  Assessments  Counseling & Training, Inc Atlanta, GA.

Master of Ceremonies

Daily Luncheons

POST CONFERENCE

Friday, November 2

Become a Certified Spiritual Caregiver to Help Addicted Persons and Families