Schedule

 

Day 1: April 18

7:45-8:30 – Registration with Bagels and Coffee
8:30 – 8:45 –  Introductions/Welcome
Dr. Danielle Dick

8:45 – 10:00 – “Behavioral Health, Race and The Drug War”
Dr. Lula Beatty – “Stress and Drugs in Vulnerable Boys and Men: How It Matters To You and Me”
Eric Sterling – “White Privilege and the Drug War”

10:15 – 11:30 – Break Out Sessions

Substance Use in the Age of Black Lives Matter

James Branch Cabell Library

 

Genetics, Impulsivity, and Improving Prevention

Common Ground Room, University Student Commons

 

Naloxone Training

Recovery Clubhouse, 815 S. Cathedral Pl.

Dr. Claudrena Harold “Home is Where the Hatred Is: Substance Misuse and the Activist Life”

Dr. Raymond Tademy “An Invisible Elephant: Race, Addiction, and Illiteracy among Adult Incarcerated Populations”

Dr. Jasmin Vassileva “Impulsivity: Novel behavioral target for prevention and intervention”

Dr. Linda Hancock “Improving Prevention: We can do better!”

Dr. Danielle Dick “From Genes to Behavior:  What does being “genetically at risk” for addiction really mean?”

Ginny Atwood, The Chris Atwood Foundation

11:45 – 12:45  – Lunch

12:45 – 2:15 – “The Opioid Epidemic and Medication Assisted Treatment”
Dr. Marc Fishman – “Opioid Addiction in Youth”
Dr. Mishka Terplan – “Gender & Use, Misuse, Treatment and Recovery”

2:30 – 3:45 – “Where Do We Go from Here? Approaches to Treatment & Recovery”
Andrew Burki, MSW – “Building a Comprehensive Academically Focused Continuum of Care for Adolescent and Emerging Adult Populations”
Chris Budnick, LCSW, CS – “Clinical Humility as a Pathway to Recovery Oriented Systems of Care”
Barbara Burke, LCSW – “The Disease Model and Considerations for Treatment”

 

Day 2: April 19th

7:45-8:30 – Registration with Bagels and Coffee
8:30 – 10:00
Dr. John Kelly – “Pathways to Recovery”
Dr. Judson Brewer – “The Craving Mind: Why we get hooked, and how we can break free of addictive habits”

10:15 – 11:30 – Break Out

Mindfulness in Our Community

James Branch Cabell Library

State-Wide Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health

Common Ground Room, University Student Commons

Naloxone Training

Recovery Clubhouse, 815 S. Cathedral Pl.

 

Dr. Kirk Warren-Brown – “Introducing Contemplative Science and Education: Transforming How We Learn, Work, and Stay Healthy”

Alex Peavy – “Mindfulness for a Healthy School Community”

 

Rhonda Thissen, MSW “Virginia’s First Episode Psychosis Response Program”

Dr. Laurie Cathers & Denise Hall LPC, NCC, CRC – “Building Capacity for Tomorrow’s Addiction Workforce”

Michael Zohab “Opening New Doors to Recovery”

 

Ginny Atwood, The Chris Atwood Foundation

11:45 – 12:45  – Lunch with Recovery Panel

12:45 – 2:15 –
Dr. Aaron White “Developing Brains, Environmental Influences and Teen Drinking: Implications for Prevention”
Dr. Danielle Dick “Spit for Science: A New Model for Understanding and Improving Behavioral Health in Young Adults”

2:30 – 3:45 – “Trauma, ADHD & Substance Use”
Dr. Josh Langberg – “Accessing Campus Connections and Empowering Student Success (ACCESS): Intervention for College Students with ADHD”
Dr. Christina Sheerin – “Traumatic Stress and Alcohol Use in Emerging Adults”
Megan Cooke – “Alcohol Use and The Brain: A Look Inside”

2:30 – 3:45 – Naloxone Training
Ginny Atwood “Train the Trainer”
*Only those who have done previous Naloxone training are eligible

3:45 – 4:45 – Closing Reception