Wednesday, July 22nd
Hear from the Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network and Southeast Institute on Chemical Dependency directors and receive a warm welcome to AIIR.
1:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Establishing Faith's ROLE in the ROSC, Pastor Greg Delaney
The Opioid Crisis: What Healthcare Professionals and Spiritual Leaders Need to Know and Do from a Prevention and Treatment Perspectives ,Dr. Lucy Cannon, LCSW, CCDP-D
How to Speak with your Healthcare Provider about Drug Use?, Dr. Kym Mwansa, DNP, FNP-BC and Curtis Dorsey, CCS, CADC-II, ICGC-II, SAP
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Enjoy Nzinga Harrison, MD as our keynote for the evening.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Using Expressive Therapy Tools to Explore Spirituality and Recovery, Jennifer Yaeger, LPC
Thur, July 23
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
The Neurology of Addiction, Intervention, & Recovery, Dr. Dave Janzen, D.Min, CIP, CISM
The Stigma of Medication-Assisted Treatment: What's the Truth? What's the Myth?, Dr. Kym Mwansa,DNP, FNP-BC and Curtis Dorsey, CCS, CADC-II, ICGC-II, SAP
How to Help Our Client’s Resolve Ambivalence towards Recovery, Dr. Linda Buchanan, Ph.D., CEDS-S
Access to Recovery through Faith Based Collaboration: A top down, strategic approach, to equip communities of faith, Monty Burks, C.P.R.S., Ph.D.
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Slim Pickings - How to Choose the Right Treatment Center, Dr. Sandi Taylor-Anderson, Ph.D., LPC, CAC II, CCS, CAMS II, GCADC III
Faith and MAT: Can We Just Get Along, Pastor Greg Delaney
From Couch to Mat: Integrating Yoga Faith into Therapy and Recovery, Victoria Nolen, LPC, RYT, YF-A
Update on Buprenorphine Treatment; A Scientific Review of Sublocade ™, an Extended-Release Injection, Dr. Teri Peck, Ph.D., ICADC
Afterworks!: Virtual Happy Hour
5:00 - 6:00pm
Led by AIIR Planning Committee and Various Speakers
A themed facilitated discussion to provide attendees a valuable opportunity for attendees to network/connect.
Fri, July 24
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
A Personal Journey of Faith in the Recovery Process Through the 12 Steps and Faith-Based Organizations, Lawrence Bryant, PhD, MPH, RRT, BSW, AAS
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Pro-social Connections and Contagious Recovery: What's Soul Got to Do, Got to Do With It?, George Braucht, LPC, CPCS, CARES
Basics of Telemental Health, Kelly Michael Moselle, MS, MA, CAMS II
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Providing Compassionate Care for Persons with Substance Use Disorder and Chronic Pain and How to Address Ethical Dilemmas, Mindy Mayer, LCSW, MAC and Kristine Way, LCSW, MAC
Pro-social Connections and Contagious Recovery: What's Soul Got to Do, Got to Do With It? , George Braucht, LPC, CPCS, CARES (3 hr class)
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Questions about our schedule? Feel free to reach out!
Who Should Attend AIIR?
This conference will bring together an impressive array of faith leaders and substance use professionals to create a one-of-a-kind experience. Speakers will be covering a wide range of SUD topics, which means there’s really something for everyone to discover.
Attendees may include:
Inter-faith leaders and counselors • Recovery Community • Healthcare professionals • Paraprofessionals • Students • SUD professionals • Prevention Coalitions