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2020 MARRCH Virtual Annual Conference | Agenda

October 26-28, 2020

 

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Monday, October 26

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome/Sponsor Recognition


8:15 - 9:15 am

KEYNOTE | Resmaa Menakem

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Resmaa Menakem

 


9:15 - 9:30 am

Networking with Exhibitors


9:30 - 11:00 am

Breakout Sessions

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Tuck and Roll - What COVID-19 Taught Us About Autonomous Ethical Decisions | Ethics

Rick Modenhauer, MN DHS; Annette Peterson, Nystrom & Associates

This session will review the need for both individual and program ethical decision making considerations and process in the face of absent or conflicting guidance. We will use some of common ethical quandaries from the COVID-19 situation to illustrate the need for a process to be in place for real time decisions.

Objectives:

  1. Identify at least 2 client and 2 program ethical quandries
  2. Identify at least two sources of information/consultataion to assist in making ethical decisions
  3. Review using the COVID-19 excalation where decision SHYOULD have been made proactively instead of reactivly

Transitioning from Prison to Community | Core Function: Referral

Mark Groves, Minnesota Corrections Association; DOC Panel

Individuals exiting prison have limited (if any) work experience, low educational attainment, substance abuse problems, mental health problems, no place to live, and other impediments to becoming productive members of society, have few resources to support their reentry from life behind bars to civilian life. We will explore best practices, and evidence-based initiatives to address what is needed for them to succeed in conventional society.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of services offered in the Minnesota Correctional Facilities;
  2. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the Transition from Prison to Community initiative and what needs of ex-offenders are;
  3. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of Minnesota Correctional System and what offenders look like who are transitioning back to the community.

Here Comes the Night: Addressing Homelessness, and Substance Use Disorders among Emerging Adults with Substance use, and Co-occurring Disorders | Human Diversity: Mental/Chemical Disability

Fred Dyer, Hope Recovery Center

Each year between 2-3 million people experience an episode of homlessness{Aton et.,al 2005}. Homelessness exists when people lack safe , stable, and appropriate places to live. Sheltered and unsheltered people are homeless. Homeless young adults are defined as individuals between 12 and 26 years of age who are without stable housing and who identify with the economy and culture of living on the street. The severity of substance use among homeless young adults is well documented

Objectives:

  1. Learn the connection between emerging adulthood transitional period, co-occuring disorders, and homelessness
  2. Understand the social networks of homeless emerging adults, and how peer groups may negatively influence increase substance use and deepen involvment in homeless culture
  3. Leave with a comprehensive approach  for addressing emerging adults who present with substance use, homelessness, and co-occurring disorders utilizing harm reduction strategies, and motivational  interviewing, which moves individuals in the direction of change

Moving to Healing for Native Americans Experiencing Trauma and Loss | Human Diversity: Race Indigenous People

Denise Lindquist; Peggy King, Hartland Consulting

This session will include a brief conversation about using grief counseling in substance abuse treatment. It is important to learn the beliefs, rituals, and ceremonies to assist in facilitating the grief process and providing resources. Having our own personal experience with grief and loss is essential. We will discuss counseling skills, methods, cultural healing, tips and techniques. All treatment programs in Minnesota include Native Americans, so it is important to understand grief work.

Objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of providing grief work in your practice.
  2. Cultural healing practices will be introduced.
  3. Learn the importance of lifelong learning and encouraging continued healing for clients, self, and co-workers.

 


11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking with Exhibitors


11:30 am -12:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

Fast-Tracker: A Resource for Finding SUD Service Openings | Core Function: Referral

Cindy Swan-Henderlite, MN DHS Behavioral Health; Linda Vukelich, Minnesota Mental Health Community Foundation; Samantha Meulemans, Fast Tracker Substance Use Disorder Specialist

Information on the current number of licensed programs and qualified independent ADCs registered on Fast-Tracker and data on site usage and percentage of registrant's site updates will be reviewed. Examples of how to use the site, register on the site, search options, info on specialty services and populations, and how to find other state and national resources on the site will be shown.

Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn about the Fast-Tracker free online resource
  2. Attendees will learn how to use Fast-Tracker
  3. Attendees will learn how providers can register on Fast-Tracker

Demographics, Trends and Assessment of the LGBTQ Community | Human Diversity: Sexual Orientation

Todd Connaughty, Pride Institute

The session will highlight recent trends and demographics of the LGBTQ+ population seeking treatment for co-occurring disorders with a focus on the impact of gender and sexual minority stress and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on addiction and mental health. Additionally, the session will review an LGBTQ+ affirming comprehensive evaluation tool for assessing the LGBTQ+ experience.

Objectives:

  1. Identify key components of an LGBTQ+  affirming assessment.  
  2. List the impact of sexual and minority stress on LGBTQ+ individuals.
  3.  Examine and discuss the results from the SAMHSA 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health for Sexual Minorities and the implication of this on treatment services.

Ethical Considerations In Using Family-Centered System of Care Approach in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings | Ethics

Carmen Finn, Recovering Hope Treatment Center; Sadie Hosley, Recovering Hope Treatment Center

Most behavioral health treatment focuses on the individual; however, we know that individuals will return to their support system once treatment has been completed. This session provides needed information about how to adopt an innovative approach to incorporate the whole family in the treatment experience, as well as the various ethical considerations.

Objectives:

  1. Define family-centered care, including basic philosophy and strategies in substance use disorder treatment services
  2. Implement strategies towards family and partner involvement
  3. Describe how utilization of family-centered care improves behavioral health outcomes for the individual and family

 


12:30 -1:30 pm

Networking with Exhibitors


1:30 - 2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

Trauma Informed Supervision Practices | Core Function: Clinical Supervision

Tamarah Gehlen, Wayside Recovery Center

In this session attendees will look at how to incorporate trauma-informed and trauma-responsive engagement into supervision. Information will be shared on how to have difficult conversations, how to provide effective feedback, and how to facilitate growth and resilience in your staff.

Objectives:

  1. Understanding how to apply the 6 principles of TIC to staff
  2. Understanding the need for Parallel TIC processes for staff and clients to be effective
  3. How to increase resilience and growth in staff member capabilities through feedback and instruction

A Pastoral Approach to the Spiritual Recovery of the American Indian | Human Diversity: Indigenous People

Richard Wright, Indian Health Board

American Indian people are a spiritual people. Over 600 Tribes exist nationally, each posses a different language, and we have a best practice movement that language is our culture. In Minnesota, eleven Tribes exist, seven Ojibwe nations, and Four Lakota, Dakota Nations. PTSD is emerging as a disparity to the loss of language, and culture. A new law was passed called the American Indian Freedom of Religion Act of 1978. It allows the American Indian to practice its own spirituality.

Objectives:

  1. Assessing cultural integrity and accessing tribal healings
  2. How Culture can thrive in non Indian treatment modalities
  3. Address the Spiruality of the American Indian as positive community norms

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder with Suboxone and Opioid/Alcohol Detoxification | Core Function: Case Management

Alana Sasaki, Kai Shin Clinic; Roger Laroche, Kai Shin Clinic

The Kai Shin Clinic has managed patients who have a diagnosis of Opioid Use Disorder since 2016 with Suboxone. Our patients have had tremendous success in their recovery with this medication. Its efficacy, benefits vs risks, and management will be reviewed in this presentation. Furthermore, Suboxone is highly effective in managing opioid withdrawal. In addition, we are currently managing Ramsey County Detox Center and will provide an overview of alcohol withdrawal management.

Objectives:

  1. Review the use of Suboxone as MAT for Opioid Use Disorder
  2. Review the use and efficacy of Suboxone for Opioid Withdrawal 
  3. Review management for Alcohol Withdrawal

 


2:30 - 3:00 pm

Networking with Exhibitors


3:00 - 4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

Understanding Psychosis and How to Help | Human Diversity: Disability MH

Bethany Dillon, People Incorporated Mental Health Services

Psychotic disorders are among some of the most difficult to understand in the whole spectrum of mental health. This session explores psychotic disorders and symptoms of psychosis. Three strategies on how to help prevent psychotic episodes are given. This session also discusses how to communicate with someone who is currently experiencing psychosis.

Objectives:

  1. Understanding symptoms of psychosis
  2. Three strategies to help prevent psychotic episodes 
  3. How to communicate with someone who is currently experiencing psychosis

The Science of Spirituality: Helping our clients adaptively manage their stress | Core Function: Counseing

Joseph Caravella, The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Explanations of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson’s positivity resonance theory and the late Dr. Candace Pert's mind-body theory; an overview of the vagus nerve; and the 12 Steps explained as a pathway to integration. The session concludes with proposing a new characterization of recovery: Comprehensive integration of the lived experience, euphoric imprints, physiological stress, and trauma caused by addiction into the brain and related structures of a recovering individual.

Objectives:

  1. To meaningfully relate a choice selection of health-producing concepts and behaviors
  2. To demonstrate how the Twelve Steps are a pathway to integration
  3. To propose a unifying characterization of recovery from addiction and related behaviors

Transforming Through Telehealth | Core Function: Treatment Planning, Case Management

Kenneth Roberts, NUWAY; Monique Bourgeois, NUWAY

Integration of telehealth modalities has provided an innovative and dynamic solution to maintaining treatment access in the altered landscape of the Covid-19 pandemic and has the potential to dramatically re-shape industry paradigms in the future. This session provides a case study analysis of rapid telehealth implementation by one of Minnesota's largest non-profit treatment providers as a model for conceptualizing the ongoing role of telehealth in treating substance use and mental health disorders.

Objectives:

  1. Participants in this session will be able to define the specific modalities constituting telehealth.
  2. Participants in this session will be able to identify how telehealth services can expand access to substance use and mental health treatment 
  3. Participants in this session will be able to analyze the viability of telehealth integration and sustainability for their practice or agency
 

 


Tuesday, October 27

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome


8:15 - 9:15 am

KEYNOTE | Christine Smith & Sam Simmons

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Trauma Across Generations: acknowledging the past to empower the future

Sam Simmons, Samuel Simmons Consulting; Christine Smith, Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives (OSHII), MN Department of Health

This session will provide an opportunity for participants to explore the link between the historical and/or racial trauma and the connection to disparities impacting Indigenous and African American communities. Also, it will provide insight into practical culturally responsive trauma informed, approaches to foster resilience and empower the community.


 


9:15 - 9:30 am

Networking with Exhibitors


9:30 - 11:00 am

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

Gaps in clinical supervision: lessons learned in a high stress scenarios | Ethics & counts for Clinical Supervisor Hours

Carmen Finn, Recovering Hope Treatment Center; Jared Bostrom, Progress Valley, Inc.

This session will utilize a panel and moderator format, and explore the experiences of MARRCH Ethic Committee members who provided clinical supervision during the Covid-19 pandemic. The panel will discuss various supervision challenges that occur under high-stress scenarios. The panel will also explore the common ethical dilemmas that occurred during the pandemic response, training gaps that became apparent, and how they were addressed utilizing effective clinical supervision. 

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify key components of effective clinical supervision.
  2. Participants will gain strategies to use in clinical supervision during high-stress scenarios.
  3. Participants will be able to identify common ethical scenarios that occur during high-stress events.

Understanding East African Clients | Human Diversity: Race East African

Yussuf Shafie, MSW, LGSW, LADC, Alliance Wellness Center

In delivering treatment to Somali individuals, specific cultural considerations affect the outcome. Participants will understand the basic cultural considerations in assisting Somali clients and families navigate treatment. Focus in on values, religion and the dos and don'ts in therapy.

Objectives:

  1. Describe basic Somali culture, history, religion, traditions, diet, drug use, gender roles, medicine, and health care
  2. Explain how aspects of Somali Culture impacts medication compliance, mental health, and SUD treatment
  3. Identify strategies and tips for providing mental health and SUD services for the clients from East Africa

Loving and Grieving leads to Resilience and Serenity | Core Function: Client Educatio, Crisis Intervention

Peggy King, Hartland Consulting; Denise Lindquist

Grief from Traumatic Events is painful. The shock of the experience, abnormal grief and healing process are ongoing and long term. Counseling skills and educational material will help participants understand the importance of professional help, support systems, how to love again, be resilient and serene.

Objectives:

  1. The session will help identify behaviors, symptoms and normal reactions to abnormal events.
  2.  Discuss how to grieve when a loved one dies from a traumatic event: suicide, murder, addiction, crime, violent death, pandemic? 
  3. Informational data will will help participants understand the importance of healing, learning coping skills, and accepting the process of grief when judged by society

 


11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking with Exhibitors


11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

I AM OVER 25 BUT! YOU CAN TRUST ME": The importance of Developing, and Cultivating a Therapeutic Alliance for Reducing Dropouts, and Increasing Retention, and Compliance rates among Emerging Adults with Substance Use Disorders/ Challenges | Human Diversity: Age - Young Adult

Fred Dyer, Hope Recovery Center

The therapeutic alliance is deemed as the "SI-NE QUA NON", an essential condition, a thing that is absolutely necessary to psychotherapeutic interventions, yet little is known about the nature of its role in treatment for substance use disorders, especially among young people. The developmental stage of young adulthood carries significant risk for harmful use of alcohol and other drugs, and for the onset of substance use disorders.

Objectives:

  1. Learn 7 principles of the importance of client agreement/buy-in and it"s contributary influence in the establishing of a emotional  bond between the emerging adult and his/her counselor/therapist
  2. learn how the inconsistent client/counselor alliance relationship building contributes to early client attrition from treatment
  3. Effectively utilize 15 engagement alliance building strategies in developing, and cultivating a therapeutic alliance  for reducing dropouts and increasing retention and compliance rates among emerging adults with substance use disorders/challenges

Outcomes of Imbedded Tobacco Intervention for Veterans in a Substance Use Treatment Program | Human Diversity

Stephanie Bertucci, Veterans Health Administration

Overview of tobacco use disorders and how they are especially problematic for clients with substance use disorders and other mental health issues. -Overview of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) developed an Intensive tobacco cessation intervention, tobacco cessation & Education (TCE) group. -Summary of our results which find that imbedding the TCE group into a SUD Program results in more participants quitting tobacco and beginning medications for tobacco. 

Objectives:

  1. Thorough and up-to-date review of the Epidemiology of Tobacco Use in SUD Population & Benefits to Quitting
  2. Provide overview of an innovative tobacco use intervention that has shown effectiveness in Intensive Outpatient Program level of care.
  3. Express importance of changing the way that SUD and MH professionals think about and approach clients with tobacco use disorders.

Hope in the Time of Coronavirus | Core Function: Treatment Planning

Tim Walsh, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

During this pandemic, people who suffer with mental health and substance use issues are extremely vulnerable and at risk due to the isolation, quarantine and social-distancing measures that have been necessary. We are seeing increased substance use, relapses, and overdoses. This presentation addresses the epidemic of deaths of despair, the impacts of the Pandemic upon the people we serve and the research on what works to decrease despair and increase hope.

Objectives:

  1. Understand and articulate the particular affects of the Pandemic upon persons in mental health and substance use disorder recovery Identify the 'deaths of despair' epidemic and the compounding impacts of the Pandemic.
  2. Participants will be presented the research on the psychology of hope and will, upon review, be able to identify at least 2 clinical practices to increase a client's experience of hopefulness.
  3. Participants will be provided multiple resources for later review of the research on increasing hopefulness and its clinical application.

 


12:30 - 1:30 pm

Networking with Exhibitors


1:30 - 2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Session Info

Mastering Recovery: Developing Long-Term Sobriety | Core Function: Client Education, Referral

Barry Lehman, Retired, Mayo Clinic/MARRCH Ethics Committee

Sobriety is more than just abstaining; recovery is more than just being sober. Long-term recovery is built on developing autonomy, mastery, and purpose. A sense of self returns as abstinence becomes sobriety; a sense of purpose grows as recovery becomes reality. The ideas for "mastery"come from Daniel Pink's book Drive. and on the idea that it takes 10,000 hours to develop skills and competency in any field.

Objectives:

  1. To understand the long-term building and growth of recovery beyond the first 18-months to two years.
  2. To describe the different aspects that help individuals in long-term recovery to build on their early recovery experiences.
  3. To explore techniques that can help those in early recovery learn the development of long-term motivation.

The Power of Recovery Narratives | Core Function: Client Education, Referral

Therissa Libby, Metropolitan State University

Public narratives of addiction are everywhere, while those of recovery are few. The Recovery Narratives Project collects recovery stories and uses them as the basis of both qualitative inquiry and an online archive. This workshop is an exploration of the common themes found in 40 recovery stories and reflects on stories recently collected in other countries.. 

Objectives:

  1. Participants distinguish recovery narratives from other types of storytelling found in the recovery community.
  2. Participants examine the power of recovery narratives when viewed through the lens of qualitative inquiry.
  3. Participants consider the possible impact of creating recovery narratives in clinical settings.

Compassion Fatigue | Ethics

Karen Edens, Edens Group Training Center

This training provides an overview of Compassion Fatigue; its causes, manifestations and strategies for resolution. Participants will explore personal risks for Compassion Fatigue and will also develop a framework in which to assess others using a Compassion Stress Management Plan.

Objectives:

  1. Define Compassion Fatigue; its causes and its correlation to stress.
  2. Identify the physical and emotional manifestation of Compassion Fatigue.
  3. Develop strategies for addressing Compassion Fatigue.

 


2:30 - 3:00 pm

Networking with Exhibitors


3:00 - 4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Sesssion Info

Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders in Post-Bariatric Surgery Clients | Human Diversity: Co-Occuring Disorder

Andrea Zuellig, Melrose Center

Your client is a post-bariatric surgery patient. This population often has a history of binge eating disorder but is also at higher risk for substance use disorder. The combination of all three can be deadly. Join this session to learn more about warning signs and symptoms and the treatment of these co-occurring illnesses.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the physical changes from bariatric surgery and how they impact clients
  2. List signs and symptoms of SUD and Eating Disorders before bariatric surgery
  3. Discuss the development of SUD and Eating Disorders Post-bariatric surgery

Activity-Based Learning for Group Therapy | Core Function: Treatment Planning

Ben Stapp, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge; Sara Stoe, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge

This training will provide counselors and therapists with evidenced-based techniques and processes for developing activities for telehealth and in-person clinical therapy groups. Great activities can make your groups more fun for clients, and meet the needs of a variety of learning styles.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the need and effectiveness for activity-based learning in your clinical therapy small groups.
  2. Develop the planning process for establishing engaging activities in clinical groups.
  3. Establish a portfolio of engaging activities for use in small groups, both in-person and when using telehealth. 

Finding Joy in Recovery: Using Positive Psychology to Manage Mental Health and Substance Use Issues | Human Diversity: Co-Occuring

Nicholas Anderson, Healthwise Behavioral Health and Wellness

For each person dealing with mental health and/or substance use issues, defining the concept of recovery is essential. This presentation seeks to challenge and redefine the traditional concepts of recovery. Through educational material and experiential exercises, participants will gain a greater understanding of how positive psychology can aid in empowering clients to define their own recovery. This empowerment can help pave the way for finding joy in recovery.

Objectives:

  1. Redefine the definition of recovery people managing mental health and substance use issues
  2. Learn foundations of positive psychology 
  3. Participate in experiential exercises designed to translate directly into clinical work

 


Wednesday, October 28


On-Demand

On-Demand Sessions

Session Info

Gambling Disorder: More than a Co-Occuring Disorder | Core Function: Counseling

Craig  Johnson, LADC, MN Certified Gambling Treatment Provider, Club Recovery

This will include information completed in a recent evaluation of the prevalence of Gambling Disorder across various demographic groups in the state, unique aspects of Gambling Disorder as compared to SUD, frequency of Gambling Disorder in patients presenting with an SUD but not screened for Gambling Disorder, mental health aspects of Gambling Disorder and the overall need for additional trained providers for gambling disorder.

Objectives:

  1. Understand prevalence of gambling disorder in Minnesota
  2. Understand unique nature of Gambling Disorder
  3. Understand biopsychosocial nature of Gambling Disorder

Changing Familes, Changing Outcomes | Core Function: Consultation with Other Professionals

Pamela Lanhart, Thrive! Family Support; Kris Kelly, Great Lakes ATTC, PTTC, MHTTC

This workshop will equip providers and professionals to help families engage in a recovery oriented, strengths based model of change. Similar to a peer recovery coach, family peer support provides social, emotional and informational assistance to families navigating the recovery process. We will explore how evidence based practices such CRAFT, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy provide the foundation for holistic family recovery.

Objectives:

  1. Explain Recovery Oriented Values in Family Systems using Evidence Based Practices
  2. Discuss concrete, actionable tools to equip family members in the recovery process
  3. Define holistic family recovery using multiple pathways

What Soccer Coaching Taught Me About Mental Health Training | Core Function: Counseling

Russ Turner, People Incorporated Training Institute

The world of sports coaching is a long way ahead of academia and traditional training in teaching players key concepts and skills through repetition and drills. This session explores the differences in approaches to learning in the two spheres and focuses especially on what anyone who trains in the behavioral health arena can learn from sports coaching methods.

Objectives:

  1. Participants review how people learn
  2. Participants analyze the drawbacks of traditional approaches to information transfer
  3. Participants see examples of learning through repetition and drill

Supervising the Recovery Specialist and the Treatment Coordinator | Ethics

Karen Edens, Edens Group Training Center

This training will focus on the core competencies required to function as a Supervisor while addressing standards of clinical practice within the context of ethical considerations. This training will also focus on the benefits that unique personal styles and cultural diversities bring to the process of supervision.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the role and responsibilities of a clinical supervisor.
  2. Describe the knowledge and skills needed to function as a clinical supervisor.
  3. Discuss the interface between effective clinical supervision and ethical practice.

Chemsex: Essential clinical approaches for paired drug use and sexual behavior | Core Function: Counseling

David Fawcett, Seeking Integrity LLC

Chemsex, the pairing of drugs and sex, requires distinct clinical approaches. This fusion demands an understanding of unique aspects of chemsex, including long-term damage to reward circuitry, reduced verbal memory (reducing the effectiveness of CBT), and sexual dysfunction. This workshop builds neuroscience and the presenter's two decades of experience to provide an essential overview of these issues and best clinical practices to address them.

Objectives:

  1. Attendees will describe chemsex'Memphis impact on the body and brain, including the Fusion of substance intoxication and sexual behavior.
  2. Attendees will demonstrate knowledge of best practices for chemsex treatment and the clinicians role in promoting a sex positive approach including reducing shame and stigma to treat fuse sex and drug use. 
  3. Attendees will compile a practical steps to help recovering chemsex users untangle drug use sex and intimacy thereby reclaiming healthy sexual behaviors and relationships. 

Meet the Client Where They're At: Then What? | Core Function: Treatment Planning

Russ Turner, People Incorporated Training Institute

The transtheoretical stages of change model has been a staple of training on person centered practices since it was first published in the early 90s. Despite being heavily linked with Miller and Rollnick's Motivational Interviewing the model is usually used as a descriptive tool rather than a guide to action. This presentation describes how to listen for stages and methods of interaction that fit that particular stage to guide towards maximum client change and progress.

Objectives:

  1. Describe and review the Stages of Change Model
  2. Identify what the Stages sound and look like
  3. Link the Stages to specific interventions

Strategic CBT Interventions to Help COD Clients Overcome a Victim Mentality | Core Function: Counseling

Dr. Hal Baumchen, NorthStar Regional

A victim mentality can emerge following trauma or hardship. Clients with co-occurring disorders point to a series of life circumstances over which they had no control. This mindset includes helplessness, hopelessness, and the inability to be proactive in critical situations. This session develops an understanding of martyrdom and a victim mentality, and provides 12 specific CBT interventions and tools to help clients challenge the destructive thoughts and establish a strong recovery.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn common characteristics of the victim mindset.
  2. Participants will be able to identify common signs and symptoms of helplessness and hopelessness and design several intervention strategies for each. 
  3. Participants will be able to deliver at least five different positive reframing messages to overcome negative self-statements. 

Influencing Healthcare: Certified Peer Recovery Specialists and the Mobile SUDS Team | Core Function: Treatment Planning

Dayne Bartlett, M Health Fairview; Tiffany Irvin, Minnesota Recovery Connection

CPRS are serving a substantial role within the healthcare system by serving individuals who are currently or were recently hospitalized. For patients seeking support in substance use reduction, they are provided an opportunity to receive a recovery coach to assist in their wellness journey. The Mobile SUDS Team is a first of a kind program integrating clinical and peer recovery staff in a mobile service. In this session, the roles, responsibilities and developments of CPRS will be discussed.

Objectives:

  1. Provide Background and Description of Mobile SUDS Team
  2. Discuss Roles, Responsibilities, and Developments of CPRS Staff
  3. Analyze Outcomes of Services and Questions  

Use of Contingency Management in Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders | Core Function: Counseling

Jared Bostrom, Progress Valley; Tanya Tice, Progress Valley

This presentation will provide a detailed description of a specific form of Contingency Management program used in the treatment of adults experiencing co-occurring disorders. Demonstration of how this program integrates with the key principles of Trauma Informed Care will be included. This presentation will also highlight the identified needs for this program and the experience of one organization in the selection, development and implementation of it. This portion will include discussion of the results of the program and the experiences of staff in clients in using it.

Objectives:

  1. Describe common problems experienced when principles of Contingency Management are not used
  2. Identify at least 1 way that Contingency Management has been shown to improve treatment outcomes
  3. Understand how Contingency Management can integrate with and promote the key principles of Trauma Informed Care

 


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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