Concurrent Seminars

Concurrent Seminars will be held in four (4) sessions on Thursday and Friday as listed below.  Event registration gives you access to all four sessions and you will be able to select the topic of your choice.

Please note, CME/CEU requires full attendance at the Seminar for the entire 75-minute time period.  Attendance will be monitored and you will not be awarded the contact units if you arrive late or leave early.

Meets 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm ET | 9:30 – 10:45 am PT

Focus Area:  Addiction

Presenters: Gary Hopkins, PhD and Duane McBride, PhD

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Aging Brain/Dementia

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Children/Youth

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Community-based Interventions

Presenters: Mark Carpenter, LPC, MHSP

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Emotional Healing

Presenters: David Sedlacek, PhD, LCSW, CFLE and Beverly Sedlacek, DNP, RN, MSN

Topic: Emotional Healing: A Ministry to Self and Others

Focus Area: Grief

Presenters: Michael Lombardo, DMin, BCC, CCISM

Topic: Helping People Grieve

Focus Area: Anxiety/Depression

Presenters: Torben Bergland, MD

Topic: Reminded: A Mental Health Program on Depression

Focus Area: Spirituality & Mental Health

Presenters: TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Suicide Prevention

Presenters: Brandon Johnson, MHS, MCHES

Topic: Preserving Futures: Suicide in the Black Community

Focus Area: Trauma

Presenters: Jennifer Schwirzer, EdD, MHS, LPC

Topic: Abuse, Trauma, the Church, and Jesus

Focus Area: Wholistic Approaches to Mental Health

Presenters: Gabrielle Calderara, MS, RD and Fayth Miles, PhD

Topic: Neurones on the Plate: a new paradigm shift in neuroscience approach?

Meets 2:45 – 4:00 pm ET | 11:45 am – 1:00 pm PT

Focus Area:  Addiction

Presenters: Curtis VanderWaal, PhD, MSW and Charinette Gamboa, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Topic 1:  Role of Clergy, Churches, and Communities in Addiction Recovery and Relapse Prevention
Topic 2:  Self-Control

Focus Area: Aging Brain/Dementia

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Children/Youth

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Community-based Interventions

Presenters: Eddie Ramirez, MD

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Emotional Healing

Presenters: David Sedlacek, PhD, LCSW, CFLE and Beverly Sedlacek, DNP, RN, MSN

Topic: Integrating Biblical Concepts into Professional Practice

Focus Area: Grief

Presenters: Teresa Nelson, BSN, RN

Topic: When Grief Becomes Personal

Focus Area: Anxiety/Depression

Presenters: Torben Bergland, MD

Topic: Reminded: A Mental Health Program on Anxiety

Focus Area: Spirituality & Mental Health

Presenters: Rosemary Graham

Topic: Developing Mental Health Ministry for Your Church

Focus Area: Suicide Prevention

Presenters: Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW

Topic: Suicide in Schools: Prevention, Assessment, Intervention and Postvention

Focus Area: Trauma

Presenters: Samantha Graham, LICSW, MSW

Topic: Being Trauma Informed: What Is It and What Does It Look Like in Our Church

Focus Area: Wholistic Approaches to Mental Health

Presenters: Ernie Medina, DrPH, NBC-HWC, ACSM-EP-C

Topic: The Most Potent Prescription for Peak Mental Health: Physical Activity!

Meets:  12:30 pm – 1:45 pm ET | 9:30 – 10:45 am PT

Focus Area:  Addiction

Presenters:  Alina Baltazar, PhD, MSW, Gary Hopkins, PhD

Topic: Family, Faith and Media in Prevention

Focus Area: Aging Brain/Dementia

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Children/Youth

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Community-based Interventions

Presenters: Tron Wilder, PhD, and Kristie Wilder, LMSW, JD

Topic: Effective Strategies for Interagency Collaboration as a Church

Focus Area: Emotional Healing

Presenters: Sanalee Gordon, MSW

Topic: Your Emotional Health: Are You in Crisis?

Focus Area: Grief

Presenters: Donna Scott, MD

Topic: Grief Masquerading as Depression

Focus Area: Anxiety/Depression

Presenters: Torben Bergland, MD

Topic: Reminded: A Mental Health Program on Depression

Focus Area: Spirituality & Mental Health

Presenters: Des Cummings, PhD, MDiv, and Jill Kahli, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, CPA

Topic: Overcoming Shame

Focus Area: Suicide Prevention

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Trauma

Presenters: Esther Siceron-Reyna, MSW, LSWA

Topic: Together We Can: Restoring the Wounded Using Trauma Informed Care and the Bible

Focus Area: Wholistic Approaches to Mental Health

Presenters: Miriam Feese, LCSW, Julie Glass, RN, BSN, Nadia Hasse, RN, BSN, and Daniel Baquero

Topic: Benefits of Hydrotherapy in Treating Behavioral Health Conditions

Meets 2:45 – 4:00 pm ET | 11:45 am – 1:00 pm PT

Focus Area:  Addiction

Presenters: Harvey Burnett

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Aging Brain/Dementia

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Children/Youth

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Community-based Interventions

Presenters: Tiffany Bartell, LPC, MHSP

Topic: Living in Balance: Healthy Minds

Focus Area: Emotional Healing

Presenters: Mark Murrill, MBA, FACHE

Topic: Finding Myself in the Valley

Focus Area: Grief

Presenters: Rosemary Graham

Topic: How Grief Affects the Body

Focus Area: Anxiety/Depression

Presenters: Torben Bergland, MD

Topic: Reminded: A Mental Health Program on Anxiety

Focus Area: Spirituality & Mental Health

Presenters: Nestor Bruno, PsyD

Topic: The Psychological Experience of God vs. Our Religious Beliefs

Focus Area: Suicide Prevention

Presenters:  TBA

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Trauma

Presenters: Roy Gaton

Topic: TBA

Focus Area: Wholistic Approaches to Mental Health

Presenters: Daniel Giang, MD

Topic: Perchance to Dream: Restorative Sleep and Wellness

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