2017 40th Annual Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Opening Keynote - Health Care Integration Includes Prevention by Jorielle Brown Houston

Tues AM Keynote - How the ASAM Criteria Promotes Whole Person Integrated Care by Dr. David Mee-Lee, MD

1A - ASAM Criteria Clinical Decision-Making for the New Professional (and a Refresher for Others) by Dr. David Mee-Lee, MD

1B - The Changing Landscape of Prevention to Address Opioids by Jorielle Brown Houston

2A - How to Effectively Communicate Patient Assessment by Dr. David Mee-Lee, MD

2B - Why Treatment for Problem Gamblers is Failing by Michael Burke

Wednesday, April 18, 2017
Wed AM Keynote - The Multicultural Competent Counselor: From Awareness to Skills Competency by Roberto Swazo, PhD

3A - Pain Management and Opioid Treatment Services by Dr. David Mee-Lee, MD

3B - Racial and Ethnic Issues in Counseling: A Hands-on Approach to work with Diverse Clients by Roberto Swazo, PhD

3C - Human Trafficking: It is Here and Thriving in Iowa! by Ruth Buckels 

3D - Utilizing Exercise as a Component of Substance Use Disorders Treatment by Jeremiah Weinstock, PhD

4A - What is Early Intervention and Care Coordination? Why Do They Matter in the Overall Service Continuum? by Dr. David Mee-Lee, MD

4B - Meth in Iowa: Still Alive and Kicking by Linda Kalin

4C - Medication Assisted Treatment Panel by Malissa Sprenger and Panel

4D - Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) by Keri Neblett

Wed PM Keynote - Pills and Thrills that Kill: What's Trending? by Linda Kalin

Closing Keynote - Never Enough: One Lawyer's True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away by Michael Burke