NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the Alaska Addiction Professionals Association (AAPA) are hosting the Fourth Annual Alaska Training Institute: Trauma, Resilience & Advanced Skills for Substance Use Disorders on October 21-22, 2019 at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown in Anchorage, AK. 

Earn up to 16.5 NAADAC, NBCC, CAADE, CADTP, CCAPP, and/or American Probation & Parole CEs! 

Registration is now open!

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Featured Speakers
Mita Johnson Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP
Gary Ferguson Gary Ferguson, II, BS, ND
Gunnar Ebbesson Gunnar Ebbesson, LPCS, MAC, CDCS
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP
Malcolm Horn Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP
Malcolm Horn Steve Sawyer, LCSW, CSAC  

Registration Fees
  Daily Rate Two-Day Rate
NAADAC Member $175 $300
Non-Member $200 $350
Student Member $140 $225
Student Non-Member $165 $275

 


If you would prefer not to register online, please download a registration form and return to NAADAC by email or fax.  

Conference refund policy: All cancellations received prior to Sept 20, 2019 will receive a 75% refund. Thereafter, no refunds are given. All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing.  


Schedule

October 21, 2019 - 9 CEs

7:00am – 8:00am Registration & BREAKFAST
8:00AM – 8:30AM Welcome

Alaska Addiction Professionals Association (AAPA) Board

8:30AM – 9:45Am Morning Plenary

Natural Medicine Ideas for Promoting Well-Being
Gary Ferguson, II, BS, ND

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

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day One (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day One (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Nutrition for Sobriety/Well-Being
Gary Ferguson, II, BS, ND

ACES and the Implications for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Gunnar Ebbesson, LPCS, MAC, CDCS

11:30Am – 11:45am BREAK
11:45am – 12:45Pm LuncH
NAADAC Membership Lunch
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP
12:45pm – 1:00Pm BREAK

1:00PM – 2:30PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day One (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day One (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Best Practices, Promising Practices in Alaska
Gary Ferguson, II, BS, ND

Brainspotting: The New Innovative Treatment for Trauma
Gunnar Ebbesson, LPCS, MAC, CDCS

2:30PM – 3:00PM Break
3:00PM – 4:30PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day One (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day One (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Therapeutic Alliance Isn’t Only with the Clinician
Nick Kraska, CDCI, BHCII

4:30PM – 5:00PM Break
5:00pm – 6:30pm Afternoon Plenary

Alaska Town Hall: Regional & National Issues
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, Jerry Jenkins, MEd, LADAC, MAC & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

October 22, 2019 - 7.5 CEs

7:00am – 8:00am Registration & BREAKFAST
8:00AM – 8:30AM Welcome

Alaska Addiction Professionals Association (AAPA) Board

8:30AM – 9:45Am Morning Plenary

Cut from the Herd: An In Depth Examination of Developmental Trauma, Addiction, and Shame
Steve Sawyer, LCSW, CSAC

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

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Traditional Healing and Trauma
Meda DeWitt, MA, TH

Hutkha (Roots): Merging Developmental Trauma Science and Addictions Focused Work
Steve Sawyer, LCSW, CSAC

11:30Am – 11:45am BREAK
11:45am – 12:45Pm LuncH
State of Alaska
12:45pm – 1:00Pm BREAK

1:00PM – 2:30PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Traditional Healing and Trauma - Part 2
Meda DeWitt, MA, TH

Emotional Freedom Techniques as a Trauma-Sensitive Approach
Michael DeMolina, PhD, LPCS, CDCS, MAC

2:30PM – 3:00PM Break
3:00PM – 4:30PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification/Requalification Course - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Clinical Supervision & Special Needs - Day Two (Must attend both days)
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP & Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP

Oppression: A Trauma Informed Perspective
Daniel Gladden, MBA, MSW, LCSW


Location & Hotel Reservations

Anchorage Marriott Downtown
820 W 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
907.279.8000

The Anchorage Marriott Downtown is offering rooms for a discounted rate of $149 per night (plus applicable taxes) for reservations made by Monday, October 7, 2019. Please make sure your reservation is included in the NAADAC Conference room block.

Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis for the limited number of rooms being held at the discounted rate. Reservations may be made online at www.marriott.com or by calling 907.279.8000 and referring to “2019 Alaska Training Institute.”

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Exhibit or Sponsor
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals and Alaska Addiction Professional Association (AAPA) offer sponsors a unique opportunity for visibility and contact with attendees. All exhibit spaces offer exceptional visibility in an environment where everyone mingles and leisurely conversation is facilitated. Levels of sponsorship are available that bundle promotions to maximize your message delivery and minimize your total cost. Contact Irina Vayner at ivayner@naadac.org or 703.741.7686 x140 for more information.

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Questions

Questions on the conference may be directed to Jessica Gleason at jgleason@naadac.org or 703.741.7686 x130.