2018 40th Annual NIEAPA Conference Agenda
Navigating Work Life Transitions:
Meeting Clinical, Professional & Workplace Needs
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Drury Lane | Oak Brook
Registration and Check-In
7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Session 1 - Keynote Speaker - Erasing the Distance
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits
10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Session 1 - Modern Marijuana and the Implications of Legalization, Presented by: Karen Wolownik Albert, LCSW
Session 2 - Stress Wellness, Presented by: Serena Wadhwa, Psy.D., LCPC, CADC, RYT
Session 3 - “Plan” Might Be A Four-Letter Word But “Planning” Isn’t, Presented by: Larry Gard, Ph.D.
Session 4 - Trauma Informed Care and Clinician Self Care, Presented by: Nancy Little, LCPC and Jasmine Watkins, LCPC
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch & Speaker
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Session 5 - Incorporating Families into Treatment for Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders and Brain Illness, Presented by: Mary Woods, BC-RN, LADC, MSHS
Session 6 - Work-life Balance 2.0, Presented by: James Porter, M.A.L.S.
Session 7 - Ethical Solutions for EAP and Therapy Clients Facing Separation and Divorce,
Presented by: Ann Cerney, MS, LCPC, Gail Petrich, JD, PsyD, and Danya Grunyk, MBA JD
Session 8 - Shame in the Workplace: How To Navigate Difficult Emotions in Professional Settings,
Presented by: Sarah Buino, LCSW, CADC, CDWF
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibitors, Raffle
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session 9 - Integrating Addiction Treatment and Trauma Healing, Presented by: Bob Carty, LCPC, CADC, CCJP, Vanessa Lowrey, LCPC, CADC and Jim Nicholas, LCPC, CRADC, EAS-C
Session 10 - Integrating Positive Psychology into Clinical Practice, Presented by: Val Jencks, MS, LMFT, LCPC
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE NIEAPA CONFERENCE...
- Enjoy a full day of quality professional development
- Network with extremely knowledgeable professionals
- Expand your skills through educational seminars
- Build valuable resources through regular contact with others in the industry
- Share ideas, problems and solutions with peers and colleagues
- Learn more about current trends and innovative ideas
- Recharge your batteries in the company of other professionals
CEU and PDH Credits are available for CEAP, LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, IAODAPCA