Summer Institute
2022 Agenda

Check In begins at 7:00 am

10:00 am - 11:30 amSession 1 - What’s On the Horizon for Arizona’s Medicaid - AHCCCS with Dana Flannery 
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Session 2 - Project MATTRRs: Medication and Treatment Technical Assistance for Recovery Residences with Natasha Mendoza
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11:30 am - 1:00 pmWelcoming Luncheon with School of Social Work Director Elizabeth Lightfoot
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmSession 3 - Disability and the Behavioral Health Workforce with Elizabeth Lightfoot

Session 4 - Using Technology to Connect with Sustainable Resources that Enhance Personal Wellness for Helping Professionals with Iva Rody
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSession 5 - Evolution of Peer Support in Arizona with Chaz Longwell
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Session 6 - A New Approach to Integrated Care and Treatment for Adolescents with Kim McWilliams
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9:00 am - 9:50 amSession 7 - Establishing safety in the body as the basis of care with Anne-Laure Peaucelle
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Session 10A - Ethical Decision-making in the Digital Age with Denise BeagleyWellness Session: Vibrational Energy Reset: Finding your Calm Amongst the Chaos with Keith Caplin
10:00 am - 11:30 amSession 8 - The Path to Recovery Following The First Episode with Shasa Jackson and Vicki StaplesSession 9 - Self-Care: Work to Wellness for Behavioral Health Professionals with LeKeshia MathisSession 10B - Ethical Decision-making in the Digital Age with Denise BeagleySession 11 - Better Behavioral Healthcare Through College of Wellness with Kristin Damron and Jason EngSession 12 -Turning Artificial Intelligence Data into Actionable Intelligence to Improve Clinical Outcomes with Michael Francszak and Jacqueline Webster
Noon - 1:30 pmLunchtime Plenary Session: Arizona Town Hall
1:45 pm - 3:15 pmSession 13 - Understanding Peer and Family Run organizations as an Evidence-Based Practice (a panel discussion) with Dan Haley, Kimberly Craig and Susan KennardSession 14 - The Intersectionality of COVID-19 & The Black Lives Matter Movement: A Cultural & Neurological Perspective with Iya Wekenon AffoSession 15 - Healthcare and Justice Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Justice Involved Populations with Ray YoungSession 16 - Peer-led strategies for improving mental well-being on Arizona high school campuses with Carrie Monica and Grace KirkerSession 17 - Burnout, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Employee Self-Care with Armando Peelman
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSession 18 - Integrated Care…..Anywhere with April Rhodes and Sunshine DeanSession 19 - Best Practices in Providing Gender Affirming Care - Building a Partnership Between Family, Individual, and Treating Professionals in Outpatient and Residential Settings with Janelle Westfall, Michelle Marvin, and Micah TuSession 20 - Public Defender/Legal Defender Co-Location Project with Heidi EcclestonSession 21 - Statewide Child Sex Trafficking Collaborative: the Protocol for the Treatment of Trafficked Youth with Sara Way and Amber DivensSession 22 - Engagement and Retention of Clients with Opioid Use Disorder at a Federally Qualified Health Center during COVID-19 using Culturally Relevant Programming and Technology with Brenda Granillo and Josephine D. Korchmaros


9:00 am - 10:30 amSession 23 - Motivational Interviewing in Integrated Care Settings with Jeremiah KaplanSession 24 - Creating Culturally Safe Spaces for Indigenous Populations with Turquoise Skye DevereauxSession 25 - Supporting Opioid Dependent Pregnancies Through Collective Impact, Hushabye Nursery with Michael WhiteSession 26 - Resilience and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Building Support through Collaborative Treatment with Michele Bishop and Janelle WestfallGroups May Be the Answer!: How both professionals and paraprofessionals can use EMDR -based group tools to help different populations with affect regulation and grounding (pt1) with Michelle Gottlieb and Deborah Silveria
10:45 am - 12:15 pmSession 27 - Increasing Access and Equity in Mental Healthcare with Value-Based Care Models and the MIND Method with Jeff SpightSession 28 - Supporting child survivors of family violence: Interdisciplinary best practices to promote healing, safety, and justice with Bianca Harper and Francisco GarciaSession 29 - Integrating Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Services within Primary Care and Transitioning to an Office-Based Addictions Treatment Program: Best Practices and Lessons Learned with Brenda Granillo and Josephine D. KorchmarosSession 30 - A Pathway to Better Outcomes and Increased Reimbursement Using the HIE with Nancy WhittGroups May Be the Answer!: How both professionals and paraprofessionals can use EMDR -based group tools to help different populations with affect regulation and grounding (pt2) with Michelle Gottlieb and Deborah Silveria
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBehavioral Health Awards
Gala "Red Carpet"
5:30 pm - 8:00 pmBehavioral Health Awards Gala



Keith Smith
Logistics Coordinator

Kevin Bushaw
Conferences and Event Manager