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2017 IABH Annual Conference

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Marriott Chicago Naperville
1801 Naper Blvd
Naperville, IL

September 7-8, 2017

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Conference Handouts

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Mental Health First Aid Training
Sarra Reichwald, Rosecrance

Marijuana and Illinois – Pot’s Impact on the Land of Lincoln
Tony Coder, Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Clinical Supervision in Times of Rapid Change
Dr. Shane Koch, SIU – Carbondale

Patience with Patients
Kim Pinkston, Abraxas,
Don Pinkston, Presence Healthcare

Ethics and Ethical Decision-Models (3 CEU’s)
Dr. Shane Koch, SIU – Carbondale

Parity Act Enforcement:
Targeted Strategies to Improve Enforcement in Public and Private Insurance

Ellen Weber

A Discussion on Ethics for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Jeff Quamme

Is Marijuana the New Big Tobacco? Lessons Learned from Legalization
Tony Coder

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic:
Behavioral Health Specialists' Role on the Inter-Professional Team

Serena Wadhwa, Cheryl Mejta, Nancy Burley

Why Projects Fail – Managing Complex Change in Your Organization
Matt Hoffman

Community-Based Care for Young Adults with Substance Use Disorders – Real World Programming That Works
Elizabeth Ellison, Keri Fager, Carlene Cardosi

Stop Them Before They Start
Shelly Steiner

Update from Washington DC
Andrew Kessler

Healthy Agencies Create Healthy Communities:
5 Strategies

David Bucciferro, RaeAnn VanGundy

Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Behavioral Health: WRAP
Sue Pickett

Mapping the Clients Journey to Wellness:
What the Treatment Field Can Learn from Marketers
Dick Dillon

Using Resistance as an Engagement Tool with Transition Age Youth
Jose Viruet, Candy Malina

Bridging the Transition Cliff: Building Effective Services for Transition-Age Youth Diagnosed with Serious Mental Health Conditions
Candy Malina, Jose Viruet

Access to Medicine, Services for Low-Income Clients and Your Centers
Kristina Meyers

Marijuana Legalization:
Struggling with Difficult and Divisive Issues
Becky Vaughn

Co-Occurring Disorders Among Adolescents
Naveda Athar

Working with Managed Care Using 4DX Strategy
Anthony Sutton, Richard Wesley

The Next Step:
Maintaining Family Involvement for Emerging Adults

Nancy Phillips

The Better Health through Housing:
A Collaboration Between Permanent Supportive Housing Providers and the Health Care Sector

Brandi Calvert, Abbie See

Strategies and Tips:
Revenue Cycle and Claims Optimization
Matt Zabolotny

Street Drug Pharmacology 2017 (part 1)
Randy Webber

Street Drug Pharmacology 2017 (part 2)
Randy Webber

Keys to Mental Health from Recovery International
Sandra Wilcoxon

Beyond Treatment as Usual:
The Case for Cognitive Remediation and CET

Victor Lloyd

Trauma Informed Communities
Rakhi Mistry

Creating a Workplace Culture of Engagement Across Multiple Generations
Kristin Hamblock, Judith Jove-Ewers, Kristin Elliott

(Re)Conceptualizing the Potential of Transformation: From Corrections-Based Boot Camps as Sites of Discipline to Sites of Treatment
Wm. Dustin Cantrell

Navigating the Transition to Illinois Managed Care as a Community-Based Organization
Sherie Arriazola, Jim Watson

Ted Style Talks:
Leading with Love: It Works!
Three Tenets to Create Happiness
Using technology to drive change on the road to purpuse
Identifying the You in CommYOUnity

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