The 2018 Alaska Training Institute features a broad array of topics and formats, including daily keynote speakers in plenary sessions, breakout workshops, and events.


Full Schedule

Sunday - October 21, 2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm Registration

Monday - October 22, 2018

7:00am – 8:00am Registration
7:00am – 3:30Pm EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30am – 8:00Am BREAKFAST
8:00AM – 8:30AM Day 1 Welcome - Native Welcome
8:30AM – 9:45Am Morning Plenary

Current Trends: New Faces on the Usual Suspects
Darryl Inaba, PharmD, CADC-V, CADC III  

9:45AM – 10:00AM MORNING BREAK
10:00AM – 11:30AM MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Cannabus Use Disorder: An Inconvenient Reality
Darryl Inaba, PharmD, CADC-V, CADC III

Peer Recovery: What We Need to Know Panel Discussion
Jim Mclaughlin

The New NAADAC Ethics
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP

Counter Conditioning
Richard Montgomery, PhD

12:00pm – 1:15Pm LuncH & Opiod Roundtable
Cardwell "C.C." Nuckols, PhD, Richard Montgomery, PhD
1:00PM – 2:30PM Afternoon BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Recovery to Practice
Judy Bixby

Trauma
Gunnar Ebbesson, LPCS, MAC, CDCS

The New NAADAC Ethics
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP

2:30PM – 2:45PM Afternoon Break
2:45pm – 4:15pm Afternoon Plenary

Beyond Opiates: Evolving Science of Pain and Addiction
Darryl Inaba, PharmD, CADC-V, CADC III

6:30pm – 9:00pm Town Hall - Movie Night

Tuesday - October 23, 2018

7:00am – 8:00am Registration
7:00am – 3:00Pm EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30am – 8:00Am BREAKFAST
8:00AM – 8:30AM Day 2 Welcome from Diane Ogilvie, MAEd, President of the Alaska Addiction Professional Association (AAPA) & fellow AAPA BoarD Members
8:30AM – 9:45AM Morning Plenary 

Neuroplacity to Improve Client Outcomes
Cardwell "C.C." Nuckols, PhD

9:45AM – 10:00Am Break
10:00AM – 11:30Am Morning Breakout Sessions

Clinical Updates to Addiction Medicine

Trauma Sensitive Care
Michael DeMolina

Presentation on Methamphetamines
Cardwell "C.C." Nuckols, PhD

Group Counseling: Theory to Practice: Part A
Renee Georg

11:30AM – 12:45AM Membership Lunch
1:00PM – 2:30PM Afternoon Breakout SESSIONs

Trauma Sensitive Care
Michael DeMolina

Group Counseling: Theory to Practice: Part B
Renee Georg

Cultural Humility Panel Discussion
Moderator: Diane Ogilvie, MAEd

2:30PM – 2:45PM Afternoon Break
2:45PM – 4:15PM AFternoon Plenary Session

Creating Hope:Honoring Bright spots Across Alaska
Gary Ferguson, ND