Winter Institute
2021 Agenda

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:45 AM - Noon
  • Session 1: "So can we really send a social worker?" Understanding the Complex Nature of Police Mental Health Calls.
    Amanda Stamps | Session Description

  • Session 2: (Sur)Thriving Loss, Grief & Cumulative Trauma: Before, Behind & After the Badge
    Daniel Torrez | Session Description

  • Session 3: The Forgotten Loved Ones of a First Responder
    Stephen Johnson | Session Description

  • Session 4a: Resiliency: 5 Skills for First Responders (Part 1)
    Maria Stengel and Amy Devins | Session Description

Noon -
1:15 PM
  • Lunchtime

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Session 5: The Science and Practice of Resiliency and Healing from Trauma
    Janay Young and Noshene Ranjbar
    Session Description

  • Session 6: Harm Reduction is Treatment: Risk Reduction Best Practices for Emergency Medical Providers
    Karen Broman | Session Description

  • Session 7: Mental and Emotional Armor for First Responders
    Thomas Rojo Aubrey | Session Description

  • Session 4b: Resiliency: 5 Skills for First Responders (Part 2)
    Maria Stengel and Amy Devins | Session Description

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Keynote 1: Creating a Life Worth Living Even When.....!
    Stephen Johnson | Session Description
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Welcome & Keynote 2: Changing Paradigms to Reduce Overdose Mortality: Engaging Law Enforcement as a Strategic Partner within a Harm Reduction Model
    Ron Martin | Session Description
10:45 AM - Noon
  • Session 8: Effective Care Connections for an Individual Experiencing Thoughts of Suicide
    Kelli Williams | Session Description

  • Session 9: Behavioral Health Supports Including People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    Leah Gibbs | Session Description

  • Session 10: The Other Side of Heroes: First Responders and Chronic Pain
    Michelle Gottlieb | Session Description

  • Session 11: Dementia: The Individual, Their Care Partner and On-Scene Responders
    Heather Mulder | Session Description

Noon - 1:15 PM
  • Lunchtime

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Session 12: Mental health and Substance Use: Recommendations for Law Enforcement Education -
    Natasha Mendoza | Session Description

  • Session 13: "We Got More Pilots Than the Airport!" Lessons Learned from a Variety of Approaches to Increase and Enhance PD Utilization of Crisis Services
    Sabrina Taylor | Session Description

  • Session 14: Diverting 911 Calls to Improve Mental Health Response
    Andrew Erwin | Session Description

  • Session 15: How to Survive 25 Years in the Fire Service: A Guide to Building New Hire Resiliency
    Jonathan Scaife | Session Description

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session 16: Health, Wellness and Healing the Immune System: The Science Behind Mindfulness
    Steve Patterson | Session Description

  • Session 17: A Law Enforcement and Treatment Intersection: Responding to Substance Abuse Crisis
    Nate Velez | Session Description

  • Session 18: Enhancing Community Safety by Positively Impacting Lives During Reentry
    Kathleen Reyes | Session Description

  • Session 19: Understanding the Collaborative Effort Between the Autism/IDD Community and Law Enforcement
    Amanda Stamps & Diana Davis-Wilson | Session Description

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