MOPRA 2012 Schedule

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27th Annual Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Conference

October 4-5, 2012

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 4, 2012
10:00 am

Registration and Conference Check-In – Atrium Lobby

12:45 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks ��� Windsor III/IV

Etta Mitchell, MSW

1 ��� 4:30

From the Couch, to the Mall, to Work

Understanding the Relationship of Post-Psychotic Adjustment to Recovery

Mary Moller, DNP, MSN, ARNP


Refreshment Break – Atrium Lobby

4:30 pm

Adjourn for the day.�� Dinner on your own.

Friday, October 5, 2012
7:15 am

Continental Breakfast ��� Windsor III/IV



Peer Specialist Panel

Working With Professional Staff to Becoming a Professional

Holly Bea, Kevin Cook,

Linda Eakes, Cathi Foster, Manfred Leonhard and

Maura Steffen

Moderator, Rosie Anderson Harper

Windsor I

Ethics:�� What Is Right

Kathleen Davis, MA, LPC

Windsor II

Stage-matched Interventions for

Co-Occurring Disorders

Carrie Rigdon, MSEd, LPC &

Laura Heitmann, MSW

Parliament I


Refreshment Break ��� Atrium Lobby



Question, Persuade, Refer

Scott Bayliff, MSEd

Windsor I

Stress and Burnout Prevention

Kathleen Waggoner, MA, LPC

Windsor II

Individual Placement and Support:�� Employment for People in Recovery

Claire Beck, MA & Jenise Woolf, BS

Parliament I



Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD

David Copeland, LPC

Windsor I

Application of Motivational Interviewing

Jacob Chavez, MS, LPC

Windsor II

An Overview of Person-Centered Planning:�� Philosophy, Tools & Documentation ��

Nancy Durlin, MSW, Tish Thomas, MS & Stacey Williams, BA

Parliament I



Conference Luncheon ��� Windsor III/IV

How DBT is Working in Missouri – Ronda Oswalt Reitz, PhD

1:00 pm


Safe Strategies for Social Workers

Part 1

Shane Young, MSW

Windsor I

Mental Health Services for the

Deaf Population

Elijah Buchholz, MPC

Windsor II

Obtaining a Life Worth Living:

How DBT Helped Me

Tamara Amin, BA

Parliament I


Refreshment Break ��� Atrium Lobby



Safe Strategies for Social Workers

Part 2

Shane Young, MSW

Windsor I

Introduction to Crisis

Intervention Training

Sgt. Mike Krohn & Rita McElhany

Windsor II

Counsel on Access to Lethal Means

Amanda Dixon, BS

Parliament I

3:15 pm

Conference Adjourns