I am once again so blessed to be a part of this amazing world!!! Last I saw Eric he reported he had shown us all he had as one of our favorite presenters at the Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest! Hearing that my immediate response at the time was – then I will have to follow you!!! Not knowing the hows – I applied The Secret and visualized seeing him present!!! Thank You Scott -you made it happen for me!!! I will be helping out and I will be the speaker during our lunch!!! Squeal – I am so incredibly stoked, and nervous!!! And especially tickled how the universe works!!!
WSAIOP FALL CONFERENCE “OUR CHANGING LANDSCAPE”
OCTOBER 2ND AND 3RD, 2015
Quality Inn and Conference Center
1700 Canyon Road
Ellensburg, WA I-90 exit 109
WSAIOP FALL CONFERENCE Oct 2nd & 3rd, 2015
Chemical Dependency Professionals of Washington State
“OUR CHANGING LANDSCAPE”
**MARIJUANA** EMERGING NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC DRUGS OF ABUSE**
LAW AND ETHICS** COUNSELOR LAW CHANGES** CLINICAL SUPERVISION**
COUNSELOR SELF CARE** SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT (MEETS 3HR WAC REQUIREMENT)
Eric Martin, MAC, CADC III, CRM, CPS,
Eric is the Past President and Director Emeritus of the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO). He is an adjunct faculty member with the University of Oregon and a contract instructor with Oregon’s Child welfare Division. Eric is a state and nationally certified addictions counselor with 29 years of clinical experience in Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, residential and outpatient addictions treatment, and prevention. He is an international presenter, has served on several Governor’s advisory boards, and has produced a number of videos currently being used nationwide. He is the recipient of the Governor’s Council Award of Excellence and the NADAAC Award for sustained and Meritorious service at the national level to the profession of addiction!!!
Rose Ness, LMHC, CDP
Rose received her MA in Systems Counseling from Bastyr University in 2001, and a BS in Developmental Psychology from Eastern Washington University in 1995. As a consultant, she specializes in SBIRT, Suicide Prevention, Clinical Supervision, Co-Occurring Disorders, and Counselor Ethics. She has received the Pioneer Human Services Dick Hudson award for Outstanding Counselor, is a member of the Skagit Valley County Behavioral Advisory Board, an Adjunct instructor at Skagit Valley College, and was a member of the ITA task force in 2014. She has been a CDP since 1997, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 2005!!!
Kelly Olson, PhD
Kelly is the Associate Director of Clinical Affairs at Millennium Health. She is an experienced researcher in molecular neuro-pharmacology, as well as in clinical biology in the areas of mental illness, sleep, adrenal fatigue, and addictions. Dr. Olson has authored/co-authored a number of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and presentations, and has lectured extensively internationally, nationally, and locally. Dr. Olson has spent the majority of the past 7 years in integrative medicine, helping to improve patient clinical outcomes!!!
Mark Loes, MBA, CDP
Mark is the Quality Assurance Manager at Sundown M. Ranch, the president of the Washington Department of Health CDP Advisory Committee, and a CARF surveyor. As a surveyor, he has experienced many treatment modalities in different states, and is well versed in state and federal laws relating to counselors!!!
Sharon Fenton, BSW, CDP
Sharon is the Clinical Director of Assessment & Treatment Associates. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 1993 and became certified as a CDP in 1996. She is also an instructor at Bellevue College in the Alcohol and Drug Counseling program teaching classes on DUI assessment, Family Systems, and Introduction to Counseling!!!
Guadalupe Aragon, BA, CADC I, RC, Veterans’ Home Based Navigator, CDPT
Guadalupe received her Bachelor’s Degree from U.C. Berkeley. She is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor 1, President of the Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest, a Recovery Coach, Recovery Coach, a Certified Transformative Life Coach and an instructor at Portland Community College – Nicotine Cessation. As the founder of Grace On You, LLC, she specializes in self care, brief intervention, counseling, teaching healthy living skills. She is the creator of Mindful Smoking – a harm reduction approach for professionals to help individuals reduce their tobacco use!!!
G. Scott Sims BS, CDP
Columbia Treatment Services
7017 NE Hwy 99 Suite 114
Vancouver, WA 98665