Utah Regional

2019 NATSAP Utah Regional Conference 

May 17th 
Hilton Salt Lake City Center 

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7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration – Grand Foyer

Breakfast – Grand Ballroom

Exhibit Hall Open – Grand Foyer

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome, NATSAP Updates, Excellence in Service Awards

9:00 am – 10:15 am

KEYNOTE Session – Grand Ballroom 
“Oh, You Needed Me to Pay Attention?”
Classroom Perspective from a Deceptively Remarkable Student
This presentation is specifically geared for educators, administrators, and parents who find themselves occasionally baffled by their students

Speaker:  David Finch; Writer, Speaker, Mountain Biker, And Author of The New York Times Best-Selling Book, The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir Of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, And One Man’s Quest To Be A Better Husband.

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Morning Break – Alpine Foyer 

10:30 am – 11:45 am

A-1: Family Therapy: Moving from Baseline to Powerhouse

Kyle Barth, MS, LMFT; Therapist; Telos U and Ryan Anderson, PhD, LMFT, MEDFT, Executive Director; Telos U

A-2: Seeking Success in RTCs: A Collaboration on Factors That Improve Clinical Practice in Residential Treatment (PANEL)

Panel Moderator: Dr. Ellen Behrens, Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist and Associate Professor; Panelists: Bryce Poorman, Carrie Graham MS, ACMHC, Jordan Briggs, MS, ACMHC

A-3: Neurofeedback, Brain-Based Interventions, And How To Shift The Nervous System From Self-Defense To Socially Engaged In An Academic Environment

Scott Kuenneke, MS, LPC, BCN; Calo Programs

A-4: Financial Management in Behavioral Healthcare

Josh Gardner, The Hope Group

A-5: We're All on Journeys: Empowering Direct Care Staff to Support Struggling Clients

Julie Bouche, M.Ed. M.S. ML; Center for Change

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch – Grand Ballroom

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

B-1: Developing Real Connection Through Experiential Therapy and Modalities

Todd Spaulding, MA, CSAT; Oxbow Academy and Shawn Brooks; Oxbow Academy

B-2: How Stress, Trauma, And Technology Impact the Brain: The What, Why & How Neurofeedback Technology Can Help

Dianne Kosto, SCN; SYMMETRY Neuro-Pathway Training

B-3: Help Emerging Young Adults Using Schlossberg’s Transition Theory

Daniel Greenwood; Ed.D., M.Ed.; Greenwood Associates, Inc.

B-4: How Therapeutic Programs Can Assist Families in Seeking Reimbursement

Paul Barger, JD; Barger & Gaines

B-5: Navigating the Career Continuum: A Toolkit for Employment Success

Sarah Ellis; College Internship Program

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Afternoon Break – Alpine Foyer 

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

C-1: The NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN):

Improvements in Efficiency and Clinical Relevance

John Hall, LMFT; Telos Companies

C-2: Recipe for Success in Treatment Transitions

Brandi Bradbury; Hired Power

C-3: Sam the Son of Superman: The Kid with No Powers

Chris Tarver, LCSW; Wingate Wildnerness Therapy

C-4: Beyond The Wechsler… What Do We Do After The Test Results Are In?

Alexandra Mufson, MSW; Chrysalis School; Dan Hanks, M.Ed., LPC, Ed.S; Northwest College Support, MacKenzie Hall; Chrysalis School 

C-5: Purpose Anxiety: The Bumpy Road to a Values-Driven Life

Mark McGuiness; Thrive Treatment Consulting

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Afternoon Break – Alpine Foyer 

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

D-1: Consequential Choices: 10 Questions You MUST Ask When Researching Adolescent Treatment

Barry Fell, MSW; Telos Academy

D-2: Bonds of Healing: The Importance Of Direct Care Staff In Healthy Emotional Attachment

Shawn Breeden, HS-BCP, MA; Anasazi Foundation and Garrett Bedford, MA; Anasazi Foundation

D-3: Armchair Adventures: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Integrating Adventures Activities into Office-based Counseling Sessions

Alex White, MS, CMHC; Psychological Solutions, Inc.;Wasatch Learning and Wellness and Rebekah Phipps; Asprio Wilderness Adventure

D-4: Understanding and Treating Disorders of Over Control

Robbi O’Kelley, LCSW, CADCII; La Europa Academy

D-5: Case Conceptualization With Complex Trauma Clients

Russell MacKay, LCMHC, NCC, SSW; Heritage Community and Jessica Summers, LCMCH, NCC; Heritage Community

5:15 pm

Conference End 



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