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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

7:00 - 8:00 am Registration 
8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome
8:30 - 9:30 am

Jennifer DeCubellisKeynote: The Recovery Revolution: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going, Let's Talk Behavioral Health, Building a Continuum, Filling the Gaps, Partners in Building... It Takes a State
Jennifer DeCubellis, Assistant Commissioner, Community Supports Administration, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Minnesota has long been a national leader in recovery services. Programs will need to continue to evolve to help these services move forward in a landscape of parity, managed care, and tight budgets. A challenging time to be sure. It is not a time to sit on the sidelines, we need to do what our state does best: collaborate and innovate. We have an opportunity to come together and focus on evidence-based, cutting edge, person-centered services, for the sake of the state, our communities, and our clients. It is an exciting time to be part of the Recovery revolution!

9:30 - 10:00 am Break & Exhibit Hall Viewing 
10:00 am - Noon

Breakout Sessions

22. Mindfulness Practices in Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support (Part 1)
Therissa Libby, PhD, Metropolitan State University
In the past decade, greater attention has been given to the use of mindfulness-based interventions in addiction counseling and recovery support. Mindfulness practices are accumulating a promising research base. This workshop explores the science and practice of mindfulness-based practices in the treatment and management of substance use disorders.

Core Function: Counseling

Therissa Libby is an assistant professor of Human Services/Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Metropolitan State University. She is an educator, author, neuroscientist and former addictions counselor. Dr. Libby taught a course on mindfulness practices in addiction treatment and recovery support at the 2015 Rutgers Summer School of Addiction Studies.

23. CCDTF Basics (Part 1)
Dana Nelson, LADC, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division; Vicki Radinzel, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
During this presentation, we will cover all of the basics in understanding and utilizing the Consolidated Chemical Dependency Treatment Fund. We will cover eligibility requirements, assurance statements, Rule 25, provider financial statements, tracks of service, modifiers and specialty codes.

Core Function: Reports, Record Keeping

Dana Nelson, LADC Principal Planner, Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. I currently provide technical assistance for Rule 31 providers. Prior to coming to DHS, I was providing direct service in Rule 31 program.

Vicki Radinzel, Management Analyst Staff Specialist Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. I have 13 years of experience working with the ADAD policy division at DHS. Over the past several years my focus has been on the consolidated chemical dependency treatment fund (CCDTF) reports, training, and fiscal analysis.

24. DBT Basics for Everyone
Tamarah Gehlen, LMFT LADC, Nexus — A Family of Treatment Programs

Through this 1.5 hour summary attendees will be understanding what DBT is, how it can be used in Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment and will get a list of usable skills and how to use them with clients in a variety of settings.

Core Function: Counseling

Tamarah is the Program Director for WINGS Treatment Center and teaches at the graduate level in Co-Occurring Disorders at Adler Graduate School, at the undergraduate level in Addictions at Crown College and has spoken at nearly every conference on addictions in Minnesota as well as completing 3 TED-X talks across the country.

25. Moving out of the Shadows: Discovering Problem Gambling: Prevention of Problem Gambling Part 1 & 2
Sunny Chanthanouvong, Lao Assistance Center of MN, Executive Director; Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery, Research and Planning Director; Carol Russell, Russell Herder, CEO;  Helen Ghebre, DHS, Program &Policy Consultant 
Part 1: Approaches to Problem Gambling Prevention among College Students

This presentation will focus on the exposed risk of gambling among college students and explore effective problem gambling prevention approaches, creative outreach strategies, such as campus-wide gambling policies, self-directed screening and assessment, and harnessing digital technology for heath behavior change.
Part 2: Gambling and exposed risk in cultural and ethnic communities
Problem gambling causes serious negative public health consequences that span mental, physical, and spiritual health.  Certain cultural and ethnic communities are experiencing greater risk due to the increase in the availability of legalized gambling and targeted marketing aimed at cultural and ethnic communities. Speakers will address the exposed risk of gambling among South East Asian communities, identify generational and cultural considerations and highlight the significance of culturally responsive prevention and interventions solutions. 

26. Integrating HIV into Chemical Treatment Practice (Part 1)
Angela Jensen, MPH, Minnesota AIDS Project
These two breakout sessions will address HIV sensitivity in the chemical health workplace from two directions. In the first session, participants will develop skills in HIV risk assessment and motivational interviewing as strategies for risk reduction. The second session will focus on addressing specific needs of clients living with HIV.

Core Function: Assessment, Client Education

Angela Jensen, MPH, is the Community Education Coordinator for the Minnesota AIDS Project. Angela delivers curriculum on topics relating to HIV, Hepatitis C, sexual health, and chemical health. These trainings are used for staff development, continuing education courses, and community presentations to at-risk populations.

27. Understanding Clients Intuitively through Pop Music
Michele Perron, PhD, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Presentation uses pop music videos to enhance clinicians ability to see, hear, and feel what the client is expressing. Presentation encourages practitioners to recognize and use intuitive data to better assist client identify goals and strategies.

Core Function: Counseling

Dr. Michele Perron holds a PHD in Counseling studies from Capella University. She is adjunct faculty at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College teaching theory, assessments, treatment planning, and co-occurring disorders in the LADC program as well as in clinical practice. Author of "Tools for Life" a pragmatically existential recovery book, Dr. Perron takes a fun but practical approach to understanding the COD client.

28. Tele Health — It’s about Expanding Access and Improving Care within a ROSC (Part 1)
Cherie Hunter, Hunter Communications Group, Inc
In this two part workshop, participants will explore what is meant by Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) and the seven building blocks encompassed in it. Current research shows the efficacy of telehealth services. However, the addiction treatment profession lags behind its behavioral health colleagues. Knowing that clinicians will increasingly face expectations by their clients to provide services in the context of their preferred modes of communication, this workshop will expose counselors to telehealth counseling services, web-based treatment support options, ethical/scope of practice issues; client engagement and how it fits into a ROSC.

Ms. Hunter, three time cancer survivor, Author of “Cancer Made Me Beautiful” A Journey to Recovery, is the Executive Director for Hunter Communications Group, developed to assist organizations and individuals in the areas of training, consultation and facilitation. Ms. Hunter has worked in the field of Behavioral Health for over 27 years, managing programs in the areas of Criminal Justice, Addiction Recovery and Training. Ms. Hunter is known both Nationally and Internationally, most recently overseeing the development of a curriculum on Recovery Management for use in South Africa. Dedicated to delivering services and meeting the needs of diverse populations, Ms. Hunter is skilled in developing coalitions and working with boards of directors while providing qualified expertise and innovative direction.

To Ms. Hunter’s credit, she has coordinated and planned conferences both nationally and internationally in conjunction with TASC, SAMSHA, the Asian Columbo Project, South African Governmental departments and SANCA. She is also certified in the delivery of trainings including but not limited to Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC), Recovery Coach, Promoting Awareness of Motivational Incentives (PAMI), Restorative Justice, and Tele Health.

Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:40 pm

Breakout Sessions

29. Mindfulness Practices in Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support (Part 2)
Therissa Libby, PhD, Metropolitan State University
In the past decade, greater attention has been given to the use of mindfulness-based interventions in addiction counseling and recovery support. Mindfulness practices are accumulating a promising research base. This workshop explores the science and practice of mindfulness-based practices in the treatment and management of substance use disorders.

Core Function: Counseling

Therissa Libby is an assistant professor of Human Services/Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Metropolitan State University. She is an educator, author, neuroscientist and former addictions counselor. Dr. Libby taught a course on mindfulness practices in addiction treatment and recovery support at the 2015 Rutgers Summer School of Addiction Studies.

30. CCDTF Basics (Part 2)
Dana Nelson, LADC, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division; Vicki Radinzel, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
During this presentation, we will cover all of the basics in understanding and utilizing the Consolidated Chemical Dependency Treatment Fund. We will cover eligibility requirements, assurance statements, Rule 25, provider financial statements, tracks of service, modifiers and specialty codes.

Core Function: Reporting, Record Keeping

Dana Nelson, LADC Principal Planner, Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. I currently provide technical assistance for Rule 31 providers. Prior to coming to DHS, I was providing direct service in Rule 31 program.

Vicki Radinzel, Management Analyst Staff Specialist Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. I have 13 years of experience working with the ADAD policy division at DHS. Over the past several years my focus has been on the consolidated chemical dependency treatment fund (CCDTF) reports, training, and fiscal analysis.

31. DBT for Dual Disorder Clients: The Science and the Practice) (Part 1)
Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP, PhD, MHS
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has evolved from the go-to treatment for borderline personality disorder to one of the most recognized and sought after therapies for difficult-to-treat problems, including co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency. With up to six in 10 clients presenting with both chemical and mental health issues, and with treatments that work in high demand, DBT skills and interventions are a must-have for all types of practitioners, including chemical dependency counselors. Keeping a dedicated focus on integrated treatment, this training covers the theory and practice of DBT along with explanations of DBT tools such as the diary card and behavioral analysis. Participants will leave encouraged and enthusiastic about how DBT can enhance their practice and the lives of their clients with co-occurring disorders.

Core Functions: Counseling
Cultural: MICD

Dr. Lane Pederson is the author of three DBT books including Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Contemporary Guide for Practitioners and the founder of Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (www.dbtncaa.com). Dr. Pederson owns MHS, one of the largest DBT-specialized clinical practices in the United States (www.mhs-dbt.com). He has trained over 7000 professionals in DBT in the US, Canada, and Australia and has conducted DBT trainings in mental health, hospitalization, and chemical dependency treatment settings as well as for the Federal Bureau of Prisons and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. His professional website is found at www.DrLanePederson.com.

32. Moving out of the Shadows: Discovering Problem Gambling: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Problem Gambling
Sheryl Anderson, Program Coordinator, Project Turnabout-Vanguard, Project Turnabout, Vanguard Program
Although nearly half (49%) of those with lifetime pathological gambling received treatment for mental health or substance abuse problems, none reported treatment for gambling problems (Kessler et al., 2008 (National Comorbidity Survey Replication)

Core Function: Screening, Assessment, Referral, and Consultation

33. Integrating HIV into Chemical Treatment Practice (Part 2)
Angela Jensen, MPH, Minnesota AIDS Project
These two breakout sessions will address HIV sensitivity in the chemical health workplace from two directions. In the first session, participants will develop skills in HIV risk assessment and motivational interviewing as strategies for risk reduction. The second session will focus on addressing specific needs of clients living with HIV.

Core Function: Assessment, Client Education

Angela Jensen, MPH, is the Community Education Coordinator for the Minnesota AIDS Project. Angela delivers curriculum on topics relating to HIV, Hepatitis C, sexual health, and chemical health. These trainings are used for staff development, continuing education courses, and community presentations to at-risk populations.

34. Bariatric Surgery Patients with Co-occurring Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse
Jason Reed, PsyD, LP, Melrose Center; Jill Leer, PhD, LP, Melrose Center; Elizabeth Jackson, MS, RD, LD, Melrose Center
Bariatric surgery can significantly improve health. However, for some it may also result in the continuance of eating disorder symptoms and development of addictive behaviors, including alcohol abuse. This session will discuss this co-occurrence and explore nutritional and psychotherapeutic implications for treating these patients.

Core Function: Consulting with Other Professionals

Jason Reed, PsyD, LP is the Clinical Lead for Melrose Center Eating Disorder and Substance Use Disorder Program. Dr. Reed completed his Pre and Post-doctoral training at Hazelden Foundation and has worked in the area of addiction and co-occurring disorders for the past 12 years in a variety of different positions.

Dr. Jill Leer is a licensed psychologist. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University. She specializes in treating eating disorders at Park Nicollet Melrose Center. In addition, she works with the bariatric surgery population, conducting psychological assessments and providing pre and post operative counseling through the Park Nicollet Weight Management Center. She has published in the area of PTSD and obesity stigma.

Elizabeth Jackson, MS, RD, LD has worked as a dietitian at the Park Nicollet Melrose Center outpatient services since 2010. She worked in Michigan for 19 years in private practice, specializing in eating disorders and child and family feeding issues. She also taught at Central Michigan University.

35. Tele Health — It’s about Expanding Access and Improving Care within a ROSC (Part2)
Cherie Hunter, Hunter Communications Group, Inc
In this two part workshop, participants will explore what is meant by Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) and the seven building blocks encompassed in it. Current research shows the efficacy of telehealth services. However, the addiction treatment profession lags behind its behavioral health colleagues. Knowing that clinicians will increasingly face expectations by their clients to provide services in the context of their preferred modes of communication, this workshop will expose counselors to telehealth counseling services, web-based treatment support options, ethical/scope of practice issues; client engagement and how it fits into a ROSC.

Ms. Hunter, three time cancer survivor, Author of “Cancer Made Me Beautiful” A Journey to Recovery, is the Executive Director for Hunter Communications Group, developed to assist organizations and individuals in the areas of training, consultation and facilitation. Ms. Hunter has worked in the field of Behavioral Health for over 27 years, managing programs in the areas of Criminal Justice, Addiction Recovery and Training. Ms. Hunter is known both Nationally and Internationally, most recently overseeing the development of a curriculum on Recovery Management for use in South Africa. Dedicated to delivering services and meeting the needs of diverse populations, Ms. Hunter is skilled in developing coalitions and working with boards of directors while providing qualified expertise and innovative direction.

To Ms. Hunter’s credit, she has coordinated and planned conferences both nationally and internationally in conjunction with TASC, SAMSHA, the Asian Columbo Project, South African Governmental departments and SANCA. She is also certified in the delivery of trainings including but not limited to Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC), Recovery Coach, Promoting Awareness of Motivational Incentives (PAMI), Restorative Justice, and Tele Health.

2:40 - 3:00 pm Break & Exhibit Hall Viewing 
3:00 - 4:40 pm

Breakout Sessions

36. Mindfulness Practices in Addiction Treatment and Recovery Support (Part 3)
Therissa Libby, PhD, Metropolitan State University
In the past decade, greater attention has been given to the use of mindfulness-based interventions in addiction counseling and recovery support. Mindfulness practices are accumulating a promising research base. This workshop explores the science and practice of mindfulness-based practices in the treatment and management of substance use disorders.

Core Function: Counseling

Therissa Libby is an assistant professor of Human Services/Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Metropolitan State University. She is an educator, author, neuroscientist and former addictions counselor. Dr. Libby taught a course on mindfulness practices in addiction treatment and recovery support at the 2015 Rutgers Summer School of Addiction Studies.

37. Stuck Between a Rock & a Hard Place — Chronic Pain, Opioids & Addiction
David Frenz, MD, HealthEast Care System
Many patients with opioid addiction also have chronic pain syndromes. Treatment of both disorders can prove challenging as opioid agonist therapy is generally ineffective for chronic pain but can offer substantial benefit for opioid addiction. This presentation will review the current scientific literature and provide pragmatic suggestions for management.

Core Function: Treatment Planning, Assessment, Consultation

David Frenz earned a medical degree and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. He is also board certified in addiction medicine and serves as Medical Director for Mental Health & Addiction Care for the HealthEast Care System (St. Paul, Minnesota). You can learn more about Dr. Frenz and his work at www.davidfrenz.com and LinkedIn.

38. DBT for Dual Disorder Clients: The Science and the Practice (Part 2)
Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP, PhD, MHS
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has evolved from the go-to treatment for borderline personality disorder to one of the most recognized and sought after therapies for difficult-to-treat problems, including co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency. With up to six in 10 clients presenting with both chemical and mental health issues, and with treatments that work in high demand, DBT skills and interventions are a must-have for all types of practitioners, including chemical dependency counselors. Keeping a dedicated focus on integrated treatment, this training covers the theory and practice of DBT along with explanations of DBT tools such as the diary card and behavioral analysis. Participants will leave encouraged and enthusiastic about how DBT can enhance their practice and the lives of their clients with co-occurring disorders.

Core Functions: Counseling
Cultural: MICD

Dr. Lane Pederson is the author of three DBT books including Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Contemporary Guide for Practitioners and the founder of Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (www.dbtncaa.com). Dr. Pederson owns MHS, one of the largest DBT-specialized clinical practices in the United States (www.mhs-dbt.com). He has trained over 7000 professionals in DBT in the US, Canada, and Australia and has conducted DBT trainings in mental health, hospitalization, and chemical dependency treatment settings as well as for the Federal Bureau of Prisons and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. His professional website is found at www.DrLanePederson.com.

39. Moving out of the Shadows: Discovering Problem Gambling: Problem Gambling is Real: Help is Available!
Trevor Urman, DHS, Program & Policy Consultant; Helen Ghebre, DHS, Program & Policy Consultant; others TBA
Given problem gambling’s recent inclusion in the DSM-5 as a recognized addiction and the Affordable Care Act’s impact on accessible health care and mental health parity, we now have the opportunity to revisit how gambling services are integrated into a larger continuum of care and recast how treatment providers in all fields recognize and approach problem gambling. Given the high prevalence of disordered gambling among those with substance use disorders, screening for Gambling Disorder in the substance use treatment setting is strongly recommended. A number of options are available to assist those with gambling disorders and their family members including individual counseling, treatment, self-help, support groups and advocacy. If a client might meet criteria for gambling disorder, what are the next steps? If brief screens indicate a justification for follow-up care, where are gambling evaluations conducted? Who performs gambling evaluations? How are services funded? Answers to these questions and more will be provided in this presentation.

Core Functions: Screening, Assessment, Referral, and Consultation

40. Methods for Treating Co-Occurring Disorders You Can Use RIGHT NOW!
Matthew Lindberg, MA, Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health; Tanya Line, Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health
Evidence based skills and methods used in the provision of care for clients with co-occurring disorders. This session not only discusses the theory behind co-occurring care, it provides advanced skills training and materials which can be put into practice the moment you step into client sessions. Participants will practice and demonstrate skills learned, and have fun while doing so. If you are looking to apply what you learn at the MARRCH conference, this session is for you!

Core Function: Counseling

Matthew is currently a trainer and consultant for the Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health (MNCAMH) at the University of Minnesota. MNCAMH is conducting research in chemical and mental health along with research in counselor training. His expertise lies in care of individuals with chronic illnesses and providing supervision and training using Illness Management and Recovery, and Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment.

Tanya is a research assistant for Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health (MNCAMH). Since she joined the MNCAMH team in February 2014, she has participated in the planning and implementation of three research projects within the center. In addition, she is in the process of completing her training with MNCAMH as a supervisor, trainer, and practitioner evaluator in co-occurring care.

41. Culturally-Responsive Grief Work in a Substance Abuse Treatment Setting
Molly Murphy, MA, LADC, Mash-ka-wisen Treatment Center; Raymond Sandman, Mash-ka-wisen Treatment Center
At Mash-ka-wisen, we are deeply aware of the complex grief and loss experienced by the Native Americans we treat. We have developed a culturally-responsive grief program that relies on elders' teachings, research, cultural practitioners and healers. We would like to share this adaptive process with others addressing grief in treatment.

Ethics
Cultural:
Native American

Molly Murphy has a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from UMD; a MA in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and her LADC. She is the clinical director at Mash-ka-wisen for the past ten years. She presents on issues concerning Native Americans, youth are her expertise.

Raymond "Skip" Sandman, enrolled Fond-du-Lac Ojibwe elder, traditional healer since 1992. He was the traditional doctor for the Mille Lacs band for twelve years, he worked in corrections for twenty-five, he was in the military and did two tours in Vietnam, and he is currently the cultural advisor at Mash-ka-wisen.

4:45 - 5:30 pm

MARRCH Networking Reception




 

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