Apr
30
Tue
2019 Annual Conference: Promoting Self-Care & Avoiding Burnout in the Helping Professions @ First Christian Church
Apr 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event held from 8:30-4:30 p.m., check-in starting at 8:00 a.m.

The educational focus will be geared towards vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue and taking care of yourself, your staff, and others.

  • Education on emerging strategies.
  • Building a plan per organization on preventing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma.
  • Developing personal strategies for self-care.

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National & regional presenters including: Elizabeth Van Valkenburg, LISW-S, CNM (Three Circles, LLC), Dr. Georgette Constantinou, Laura Palay and Kevin Aldridge (Aldridge Palay Consulting), Nate Jackson (Certified Yoga Instructor), and Deirdre Delong (Fraternal Order of Police).  A draft agenda can be downloaded here>>.

Who should attend: Clinical staff, first responders, hospitals, health professions, school employees; people in a helping profession.

Dress Code – In an effort to be trauma informed, StarkMHAR encourages participants to dress so that they are comfortable!

Location – First Christian Church, Heritage Hall; 6900 Market Avenue North, North Canton, Ohio 44721.

Parking – Attendees can park in the far lot and enter through entrance B.  Enter the building through Heritage Hall.  Follow the First Christian Church and StarkMHAR signage.  Free parking.

Cost– $20.00 per person; includes refreshments, buffet lunch, afternoon snack, and continuing education credit.  Payment should be submitted to StarkMHAR prior to the training in the form of exact cash or check.

Education credits – 5.0 CEUs/CMEs pending for the day.  (Supervision credits pending for Dr. Georgette Constantinou and Kevin Aldridge (afternoon) sessions, 2.0 total.)

The Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery is an approved a provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker& Marriage and Family Therapist Board and the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are pending for this conference per 50-17839.
Nov
13
Wed
2019 Conference on Opiates – PowerPoints @ First Christian Church
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 


Click here for the agenda.  Please click on the title of the presentation below for the PowerPoint.

“The MATTERS Network: Medication Assisted Treatment and Emergency Referrals”Joshua Lynch, DO,

“Streamlining and Managing Data”Megan Petra, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Toledo and Orman Hall, MA, Executive‐In‐Residence, Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (OAIPH)

“The Emergency Department as a Point of Intervention for Addiction: The Ohio ED Comprehensive Care Project”Kelly Firesheets, PsyD, Senior Project Director, BrightView Health and Jaimie McKinnon, MBA, BA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, VP, Behavioral Health Institute, Summa Health

“Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Criminal Justice” Antonio Conway, CDCA, NCAC-I, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Moore Consulting & Mediation Services, Inc.

“Matrix Model – Treatment for Meth”Ryan Smith, MSW, LISW-S, LICDC, Recovery Services Administrator, Division of Facility Support — Handouts

“Expanding Routes to Recovery – ODRC MAT Initiatives”Jennifer Clayton, RN, BA, CCHP, Deputy Director of Holistic Services, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction

“Recovery Management & The Opiate Epidemic: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come”Ric Kruszynski, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, Director of Substance Abuse & Mental Health Consultation and Training, Center for Evidence Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University


2019 Conference on Opiates & Addiction: Partners on the Path to Recovery @ First Christian Church
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

The goal of this annual event is to disseminate information and educate the community and professionals about opiates and other drugs, to bring new knowledge to Stark County for prevention, treatment, and recovery.

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Current Conference Highlights: 

Morning Keynote: “The MATTERS Network: Medication Assisted Treatment and Emergency Referrals” – Joshua Lynch, DO, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBMD Emergency Medicine and Director of Emergency Medicine, Kaleida Health|DeGraff Memorial Hospital

A Buffalo native, Dr. Lynch began his career in emergency medicine by following in his grandfather’s footsteps as a volunteer firefighter. He continues his work in pre-hospital care by serving as medical director and flight physician for Mercy Flight along with several fire and police departments around Western New York.

Following his undergraduate studies at the University at Buffalo, Dr. Lynch attended the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine as part of the inaugural class at the Bradenton, Florida campus. He completed an emergency medicine residency at the University at Buffalo, where he served as chief resident his final year. Dr. Lynch is a senior physician with UBMD Emergency Medicine and holds academic appointments at the University at Buffalo, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has previously held academic appointments at Erie Community College and SUNY Upstate. He works clinically in the emergency departments of Kaleida Health and ECMC.

Please click here for a draft agenda (subject to change).

“Streamlining and Managing Data” – Megan Petra, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Toledo and Orman Hall, MA, Executive‐In‐Residence, Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (OAIPH)

“The Emergency Department as a Point of Intervention for Addiction: The Ohio ED Comprehensive Care Project”Kelly Firesheets, PsyD, Senior Project Director, BrightView Health and Jaimie McKinnon, MBA, BA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, VP, Behavioral Health Institute, Summa Health

“Matrix Model – Treatment for Meth”Ryan Smith, MSW, LISW-S, LICDC, Recovery Services Administrator, Division of Facility Support


Who should attend:

Open to all area medical professionals, health and human service providers, school staff, community leaders, law and criminal justice professionals, parents and community members. It takes all of us working together to tackle Stark County’s public health epidemic.

Location and Cost:

  • Location: First Christian Church; 6900 Market Avenue N, Canton, Ohio 44721.
  • Cost: $20.00 per person will cover registration, refreshments, lunch and snacks. Government entities and StarkMHAR funded provider agencies will be sent one invoice following the conference.  All others should submit payment in the form of a check made payable to StarkMHAR or exact cash and should clearly include the title of the training and the name of the attendee prior to the training in order to complete the registration.
  • Education credits: 6.0 CEUs/CMEs pending for applicable sessions.
  • Limited space, please register by Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

For assistance, please contact Carrie.Long@StarkMHAR.org.