Conference Schedule

The Conference will offer professionals an opportunity to earn 13 continuing education hours.

 Download the full program here. 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2016 (Pre-Conference and Early Check-In)

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Early Registration and Check-in, Yakima Convention Center
10:00am – 3:00pm:
Counselors
(4 CEHs)
10:00am – 5:00pm:
Mental Health Professionals
(6 CEHs)
(1 Hour Lunch)
Pre-Conference Ethics Training
The workshop will cover the Counselor’s Code of Ethics, laws governing counseling and ethical decision-making, the ethical decision process and involve participant discussion.
$30 Additional Registration Fee, 100 max; first-come, first-served; must be registered to attend
11:00am – 6:00pm
(1 Hour Lunch)
Pre-Conference Suicide Management Training
This course will explore the theoretical foundation in the clinical assessment, treatment, and management of suicidal risk over time through treatment with suicidal persons. This course will provide instructions in evidenced-based and best practices for the treatment and case management with a suicidal person.
No Registration Fee; 45 max; first-come, first-served, must be registered in advance to attend

Pre-Conference Ethics Training

Ethics and the Law

Pre-Conference Suicide Management Training

Suicide Risk Assessment, Prevention, Intervention and Management

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016 (General Conference)

Open at 7:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast (Registration Desk is Open All Day)
8:00 – 8:30 am Division Welcome: Chris Imhoff, Director, DSHS/DBHR
8:30 – 9:30 am Plenary Session: Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D.
9:30 – 9:45 am Stretch and Networking Break
9:45 – 10:45 am Plenary Session: Scott Boyles, LAC
10:45 – 11:00 pm Stretch and Networking Break
11:00 – 12:45 pm Workshop Sessions 1 (11)
12:45 – 1:45 pm Lunch (Provided)
1:45 – 3:30 pm Workshop Sessions 2 (11)
3:30 – 3:45 pm Stretch and Networking Break
 3:45 – 5:30 pm  Workshop Sessions 3 (10)

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016 (General Conference)

Opens at 7:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast (Registration Desk is Open All Day)
8:00 – 9:15 am Plenary Session: Caleb J. Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW
9:30 – 9:45 am Stretch and Networking Break
9:45 – 11:45 am Workshop Sessions 4 (11)
11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Provided) and Awards
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Plenary Session: David Dickinson, M.A. and Kimberly Johnson, PhD
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Stretch and Networking Break
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Final Plenary:  Michael McLean & John Batdorf, Lifetime Songwriters, Composers, Authors