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Autism and Mental Health

Speaker(s): Beth Orns, MSW, LCSW Presentation: This presentation will look at autism and the mental
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Best Practices for Working with Urban Girls with Challenging Attitudes

Speaker(s): Angela Gray, MSW, EdS Presentation: Teen girls from urban backgrounds often display challenging attitudes
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Breaking Intergenerational Patterns of Addictions, Trauma and Dark Secrets with Individuals and Families

Speaker(s): Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC Presentation: In this presentation you will learn strategies to help
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Chronic Disease Model of Addiction: Implications for treatment of Opioid Use Disorders and Measuring Success

Speaker(s): Burgess, Doug, MD Presentation: Participants will gain an appreciation for the biological underpinnings of
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Co-occurring Disorders and Evidence Based Treatment

Speaker(s): Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC Presentation: The great majority of clients with substance use disorders
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Conquering the Generational Challenge: Creating a Harmonious and Productive Workplace

Speaker(s): Keith Neuber, M.S. Presentation: Generational diversity is more pronounced in the workplace than at
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Contemporary Ethical Issues in Treatment and Recovery Support: Ethics, Values, Morals and Personal Worldview

Speaker(s): Adriatik Likcani, PhD Ryan Peterson, PhD Amanda McCullough, MS, SMFT, CRADC Emily Brown, MS,
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Cultural Considerations in Treating Hispanic Populations

Speaker(s): Alex, Barajas-Munoz, Ph.D. Presentation: This workshop focuses on how culture and cultural change affects
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DMH Awards Hosted by Nora Bock

The Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, is recognizing three Outstanding Performers for
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Evidence-based Psychotherapies in Competency Restoration Treatment

Speaker(s): Shawn Anderson, PhD Aishah Augusta-Parham, MA Alexis Humenik, MA, MSCP Kristin Neville, MA Presentation:
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Family Recovery Program: Development and Implementation

Speaker(s): Emily Brown, MS, CRADC Adriatik Likcani, PhD Amanda McCullough, MS, SMFT, CRADC Palmer, Megan,
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Finding Hope in Crisis: helping children and adolescents find their smile during grief and loss

Speaker(s): Steven Sewell, BACEED, CPS Presentation: Fears, misconceptions, doubts, and other barriers to healthy communication
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How to Increase Sustainability Without Magic in Psychiatric Facilities & Community Settings

Speaker(s): Rhiannon Evans, M.S., BCBA, LBA Lucas Evans, M.A., BCBA, LBA Teresa Rodgers, PhD, BCBA,
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Insights on Insight

Speaker(s): Drew E. Murray, MD Presentation: This presentation is a side by side case comparison
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Keynote Address – Champion of Change: A Journey of Healing & Resilience

Speaker(s): William Kellibrew Presentation: At age 10, William witnessed the murders of his mother, Jacqueline
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Keynote Address – The Importance of Recognizing Trauma as a Superpower

Speaker(s): Stephanie Foo Presentation: Mental health professionals are trained to spot destructive symptoms and pathologize
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Lessons Learned: Effective Interventions and Support for Young Children with Trauma

Speaker(s): Rachel Hanks, MSW, LCSW, RPT Presentation: In 2016, the National Survey of Children’s Health
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Lessons Learned: The Road to Sexual Offending

Speaker(s): Rachel Colwick, M.A., LPC Mark Moore, M.A., LPC Presentation: This presentation will consist of
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Methamphetamine Use Disorder: A Review of the Pharmacologic Treatment

Speaker(s): Melissa Palmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Presentation: Methamphetamine use disorder has no current FDA-approved medications
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Missouri’s Firearm Laws and Suicide and Homicide by Firearms in Missouri

Speaker(s): Apurva Bhatt, MD Presentation: In 2017, Missouri ranked 4th in the nation in death
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Moral Injury and The Development of PTSD

Speaker(s): Brian Ouellette, MA, LPC Presentation: This presentation looks at Moral Injury and how it
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Opioid Use Disorder ECHO

Speaker(s): Doug Burgess, MD Evan Schwarz, MD Dayana Arteaga, DO Percy Menzies, M. Pharm. Drew
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Preventing Youth Suicide in Missouri: Effectiveness of a Hospital, School and Community Mental Health Center Collaboration in Kansas City

Speaker(s): Kirsti Millar, M.S. Michelle Alvarado, BSW Bryan Gourley, BS Rachel Morelan, BA, MPA Heather
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Psychiatric Genetics 101

Speaker(s): Timothy Dellenbaugh,MD Presentation: This session with provide an interactive introduction to genetics in psychiatry.
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Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Speaker(s): Stephen Finzo, Psy.D Presentation: This training will provide an overview of the establishment and
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T.A.Y. Supported Employment & Education Rolling with the Changes

Speaker(s): David Lynde, MSW, LICSW Presentation: The national pandemic in the US has forced mental
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The Basics of Emotional Regulation: Understanding and Teaching Emotion Regulation Skills

Speaker(s): Amy Shoffner, Psy.D. Damalye Barclay-Debi, M.A. Presentation: Emotional regulation is one of the most
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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Depression on Black Males

Speaker(s): Eddie McCaskill, MSW, EdD Anthony Bass, MEd, MA, MSW, RADC, MARS, CCATP, AMTP, CCTP,
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The Power of Positive Motivation in Healing the Body, Mind, and Soul

Speaker(s): Jeanna Moschenrose, M.Ed., Ph.D. James Belman, Psy.D Presentation: Parts of my book will be
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The Role of Social Media in Suicide Risk Assessment

Speaker(s): Anchana Dominic, MD Presentation: According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 800,000 people
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Trans and Gender Variant, Identity Development and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Speaker(s): Jacalyn Leake, MS, CCTP, CFTP Jaimee Hartenstein, MS, PhD Presentation: This presentation explores the
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Trauma Informed: Invisibility and Victimization of Black Girls

Speaker(s): Angela Gray, MSW, EdS Presentation: Black girls often go through life feeling invisible, like
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Treating Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Speaker(s): Justin Puch, M.A., LPC Presentation: Anxiety has increased significantly in children and adolescents over
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Treating Nine Classic Types of Relationships

Speaker(s): John Carpenter, MSW, LCSW Presentation: When any two people seek to have a meaningful,
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Treating the Cause, Not Just the Symptoms, of Traumatic Stress by Focusing on the Nervous System

Speaker(s): Chris Lawrence, Ph.D. SEP Kiko Ha, M.Ed., LPC Presentation: Advances in brain development research
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Understanding Cop Culture

Speaker(s): Ken McManus, M.Ed., LPC Jason Klaus, B.S. Presentation:  In 2018, for the third year
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Vicarious Liability and Ethics in Healthcare

Speaker(s): Terri Cooley-Bennett, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, CCDP-D, TTS Presentation: Professionals in Behavioral Health and Healthcare
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Weight Stigma and Ethics: Clinical Applications

Speaker(s): Nancy Ellis-Ordway, MSW, PhD Presentation: Weight stigma is a challenging, pervasive and overlooked difficulty
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What COVID Taught Us About Crisis Leadership

Speaker(s): Felix Vincenz, PhD Presentation: Participants will be apprised of the keys elements of Crisis
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What’s Climate Got to Do with It?

Speaker(s): Jacob Lee, MD Presentation: Climate change is the central crisis of the Anthropocene, a
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What’s In it For Me? Empowering Your Finances Preserving Your Benefits

Speaker(s): Heather Allen, BSW Bianca Farr, MSW, LCSW, MARS Presentation: This presentation focuses on three
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When Heroic Force Fails: Trickster Stories Show the Way

Speaker(s): David Strabala, MSW Presentation: Hero stories are gaining more attention in culture, through superhero
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When Your Consumer Needs A Guardian: Practical, Ethical, and Legal Aspects of Seeking Guardianship

Speaker(s): James Reynolds, MD Ron Smith, Ph.D., J.D. Presentation: The appointment of a substitute decision-maker
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Youth Suicide: A Look at Before and After

Speaker(s): Shari Scott, M.A., LPC Presentation: Youth suicide frequently graces the covers of magazines, social
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