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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

DAY 1   
7:00amRegistration Open
WelcomePattie Marshall & Keri Waterland
8:50-10:00amKeynoteTonier Cain
LeadershipPeer Advancement in the LegislatureAntoinette Preciado-Lacambra, Darya Farivar, Lauren Davis
SkillsStaying in a Peer RoleCalla Rovario, Trisha Johnston
Self CareFollowing What's Alive: Peer Support Skills for Trauma SurvivorsAnn Rider
CultureBeyond Binary: Finding Acceptance in an Unaccepting WorldDakota Steel
Family/ParentFamilies and Peers UnitedJanice Schutz, Jessie Schutz
Substance Use RecoveryThe Peer Role When Working with People who have Opioid Use ChallengesLaura Cooley
Housing & EmploymentServing the Whole Person - Foundational Community SupportsAmanda Major Polley, Kimberly Castle, Teesha Kirschbaum
Life & WellnessFinancial Wellness: Two Session Special Track: Part 1Emerson Sekins, Megan Greeley
11:45amLunchUnleash the Brilliance
LeadershipCreating Healthy Work RelationshipsSarah Jensen
SkillsNYPARS: Innovations in Peer Services: Peers and Criminal Justice Environments in NY: Where We've Been, Where We're GoingEllen Healion, Harvey Rosenthall
Self CareScience of Laughter (Laughter is No Joke)Clayton E. Sperry, Ray Miles
CultureNavigating the Department of Health: From Application to LicensureU. James Cheney, Ted Dale
Family/ParentPeer Support in Integrated HealthcareCathy Callahan, Jody Schreven, Pamela Connors, Jeanette Anderson, Clemens De Kok
Substance Use RecoveryIntro to the R.I.C.H. Approach: Respect, Individuality, Connection, HopeTonier Cain
Housing & EmploymentEngaging Landlords and EmployersPatricia (Pat) Tucker
Life & WellnessFinancial Wellness: Two Session Special Track: Part 2Emerson Sekins, Megan Greeley
LeadershipPeer Support and Public Policy: Ready for Prime TimeLaura Van Tosh, Kevin Fitts
SkillsTaming the "Terrible Too's"Lana Castle
Self CarePost-Traumatic Growth: A Transformational JourneyNaomi Herrera
CultureBe the Calm: Maintaining your Center in Challenging SituationsBeth Gould, Julie Moore
Family/ParentFamily, Youth, System Partner Round Tables - What is the Purpose, What They Have to Offer You, and why they Need You!Karen Kelly
Substance Use RecoveryOperationalizing Peer Support in SUD Treatment ProgramsStephanie Lane, Pattie Marshall
Housing & EmploymentCareer Advancement for PeersDawn Miller
Life & WellnessThe Fence Around My Dreams: Healthy BoundariesRoslynn Watson, Cameron Gomez
4:00-5:00pmWorld CafePattie Marshall & Pat Tucker

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

DAY 2   
7:00amRegistration Open
8:30amWelcomePattie Marshall & Mike Pollock
9:00-10:00amKeynoteSwil Kanim
LeadershipBringing Peer Support to the Battle FieldD. Mike Pollock
SkillsNYAPRS: From Peer Values to Peer Services and BeyoneEllen Healion, Harvey Rosenthal
Self CarePlease Secure Your Oxygen Mask First!Pat Tucker
CultureImplicit Biases and Supporting TraumaEvelyn Clark, Andre Clark
YouthSuicide Prevention and Zero Suicide: How You Can Make a DifferenceJennifer Barron
Substance Use RecoveryNarcan TrainingKrista Mahe
Housing & EmploymentUtilizing Peer Providers in Supported HousingRachel Post
Life & WellnessThe Mythical PeerAmanda Major Polley, Kimberly Castle
11:45amLunchSandra Kozlowski, Timothy Miller, Sam Miller
LeadershipIntegrated Managed Care: An Inside Peer PerspectiveNaomi Herrera
Economic DevelopmentOscar Gloria
Self CareUsing Comedy for RecoverySam Miller
CultureLearning About Other Cultures (Quileute, Makah, Muckleshoot)Julia Joyce, Catlin Torres, Sealth Thomas, Eva Satiacum, James Lester
YouthStudents Providing and Receiving Knowledge (SPARK)Carolyn Cox, Maria Nunez, Veronica Valencia, Angel Rocha, Diana Hidalgo, Kahory Nunez, Elvira Cruz, Kevin Galicia
Substance Use RecoveryMindfulness for Substance Use Recovery Peer SupportSandra Kozlowski
Housing & EmploymentThe Emerging Role of Peers in Providing Supported EmploymentVirginia Selleck
Life & WellnessThe Art of Honor Workshop: If Art is the Qualitative Expression of Being, Then You Being You is the Most Precious MasterpieceSwil Kanim
LeadershipFrame Your Story: Make Your Message CountLaura Van Tosh, Darya Farivar
SkillsHolistic DBT SkillsSarah Jensen
Self CareSelf Care, MHR & WRAP OverviewRoslynn Watson, Ronni Batchelor
CultureA Buddhist Approach to Recovery from AddictionCharnay DuCrest
YouthYouth PanelCole Devlin, Trinity Landrum; Julianne Gale, Violet McKinney, Jabbar Lindsay, Ashley James, Tay'von Valentine
Substance Use RecoveryWalking with GriefBeverly Young Reed
Housing & EmploymentTools You Can Use: Supported Employment and Supportive HousingLisa Bennett-Perry, Wanda Johns
Life & WellnessThe Critical Importance of Including the Gender Diverse CommunityCathan Tautfest
4:00 - 5:00pmAward & Closing CeremonyThe Power of Our Story: Panel DiscussionCindy Willey Award