Northwest Regional

2020 Northwest Regional Conference 

June 5th 
Springhill Suites Marriott 
Bend, Oregon

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Welcome Reception
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Dinner and paddleboarding 

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM



Fundraising walk* on the Deschutes to support the Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation
(more info at bottom of page)
7:00 am - 8:00 am


8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Breakfast & Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Welcome / NATSAP Updates

9:00 am – 9:30 am

 Keynote Session 

"Finding A New Tribe: Helping Young Men Heal From Childhood Sexual Abuse And Addiction"

Presented by:  Brennon P. Moore, MS, CTT, CADC-II, LPC/LMHC

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Morning Break

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Breakout Session A1 - "Teens and Horses: Understanding and Utilizing Effective Treatment for Success"
Presented by:  Susan Rosen, LCSW; Academy at Sisters and Sandy Vaughn; Academy at Sisters 

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Breakout Session A2 - "The People are the Future of Your Business"
Presented by:   Rachel Grimm, MSAP; New Vision Wilderness and Daniel Kikkert; New Vision Wilderness 

11:00 am - 12:15 pm


12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Breakout Session B1 -"A Culture of Healing"
Presented by:  John Stewart, MSW, LCSW; New Haven RTC

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm 

Breakout Session B2  - "Purpose Anxiety: The Bumpy Road to a Values-Driven Life"
Presented by:  Mark McGuiness; Thrive Treatment Consulting 
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Afternoon Break

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm 

Breakout Session C1 -"Building Introspection Throughout the Therapeutic Process"
Presented by:  Rebecca Izzo; New Leaf Academy and Kirsten Romney, MSW, CSWA; New Leaf Academy

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm 

Breakout Session C2 - "Bonds of Healing:  The Importance of Direct Care Staff in Healthy Emotional Attachment"
Presented by:  Shawn Breeden, HS-BCP, MA; Anasazi Foundation, and Garrett Bedford, MA;  Anasazi Foundation 

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm 

*Join us Friday morning at 7:00-8:00 AM for a walk along the Deschutes River to support the Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation and bring greater awareness to mental wellness and the benefits of wilderness therapy. Our walk will be roughly 3 miles with several turnaround points. Meet in the hotel lobby at 7:00 AM and look for the Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation supporters wearing buffalo checker scarves and other supporters from Evoke Cascades and New Vision Wilderness.

The Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation (PBJ) provides information, support and financial assistance to families of children in-crisis who reside in Oregon and Washington so they may find hope and healing through PBJ’s partnering wilderness therapy programs. PBJ also provides a program called “Wild Hearts” for wilderness program graduates and families of Oregon and Washington.

PBJ’s has funds available for Spring of 2019, and grants are matched 100% by premier partnering wilderness programs. If you know of a family looking for support for their child, please call for more information:  503-810-9100.

Visit our website at: and read “Parker’s Story” to know the heart behind our mission. 

thank you for your support!!!

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