2017 NCATOD Conference | September 21-22, 2017 | Embassy Suites Greensboro

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Agenda for Thursday, September 21, 2017

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. — Registration

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. — Networking Dinner

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. — Opening and Welcome

Kenny House, President, NCATOD

Josh Stein, NC Attorney General 

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. — Embrace Your Experience (E.Y.E.)

   Latanya DuBois, MPA


Agenda for Friday, September 22, 2017

7:45 – 8:30 a.m. — Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. — Concurrent Breakout Sessions I

Session A:
Motivational Interviewing (Part 1), Tony Beatty, M.Ed., MAC, LPC

Session B:
Red Light: Reducing the Harm of Sex Work (Part 1), Stephanie Dixon and James Sizemore

Session C:
Diversion Trends & Review of Federal Controlled Substance Laws & Regulations, Jason Ward

Session D:
Language of Recovery: Do the Words We Use Continue Stigma or Promote Recovery?, Ed Johnson

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. — BREAK

10:15 – 11:45 a.m. — Concurrent Breakout Sessions II

Session A:
Motivational Interviewing (Part 2), Tony Beatty

Session B:
Red Light: Reducing the Harm of Sex Work (Part 2), Stephanie Dixon and James Sizemore

Session C:
Leadership Panel, Michelle Godwin

Session D:
Nursing Assessment in the OTP, Beverly Hill Miller

11:45 – 1:15 p.m. — Luncheon Session: State Update

Smith Worth, MSW
N.C. State Opioid Treatment Authority

Starleen Scott Robbins, MSW, LCSW
MH Program Manager, Women’s Services Coordinator

DeDe Severino, MA
Interim Section Manager

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. — Concurrent Breakout Sessions III

Session A:
Intro to Toxicology: A Brief Summary of Toxicology Methods & Protocols, Caroline Craven, M.S., D-ABFT-FD

Session B:
Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse, Susan Kornett, MA, LPC, LCAS

Session C:
Recovery Community Organizations, Fred Wells Brason, II

Session D:
Role of the Opioid Treatment Nurse: Beyond the Dose, Beverly Hill

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. — BREAK

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. — Closing Plenary by Zac Talbott: The Ultimate Calling: The Role We All Have to Play in the Opioid Epidemic