2017 CAMFT Annual Conference

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CAMFT’s 53rd Annual Conference
“Justice for All: Collaboration, Empowerment, and Resiliency”

May 4-7, 2017
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Santa Clara, CA

Introducing the Featured Presenters and Topics!

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

Opening Keynote Presenter

Vincent J. Felitti, MDVincent J. Felitti, MD
“Lifelong Effect of Adverse Childhood Experiences - ACE Study”

Invited Presenters

Richard C. Miller, PhDRichard C. Miller, PhD
“iREST Meditation for Health, Resiliency and Awakening”

Donna Ehlers, MDDonna Ehlers, MD 
“Harmonious Collaboration with a Psychiatrist”
Victor Carrion, MDVictor Carrion, MD 
“Recognizing Pediatric PTSD and Learning a New Approach; Cue-Centered Therapy Protocol”
Tammy Nelson, PhDTammy Nelson, PhD
“Sex, Love, Pleasure and Power”

Tammy Nelson, PhDTammy Nelson, PhD
“Sex, Love, Pleasure and Power”
Tammy Nelson, PhDTammy Nelson, PhD
“Sex, Love, Pleasure and Power”
Elizabeth Gershoff, PhDElizabeth Gershoff, PhD
“Physical Punishment: An Ineffective Form of Discipline and a Violation of Children’s Human Rights”
KKaren Wall, EdDaren Wall, EdD, RN-BC, BSN, MFT Intern
“Processing Session”

Peer Presenters

Michael Liao, MSWMichael Liao, MSW
“The Neuroscience of Addictions: Treatment Strategies to Build Brain Resiliency”

Cecile Dillon, PhD, LMFTCecile Dillon, PhD, LMFT
“Grandparent Headed Families: Implications for Clinical Practice”
Ernesto Segismundo, Jr., MS, LMFT, MFCErnesto Segismundo Jr., MS, LMFT, MFC
"Video and Social Media Marketing for Therapists”
Maureen R. Johnston, MA, LMFTMaureen R. Johnston, MA, LMFT
"Gender-Blending with the Best: Providing Gender Affirmative Therapy to Gender Non-Conforming Kids and Their Families”
Matthew Mock, PhD, LMFTMatthew R. Mock, PhD, LMFT
“Social Justice and Historical Repair: Transforming Mental Health Practices and Systems for Diverse Children and Families”
Sandra Stark Shields, LMFT, LPCCSandra Stark Sheilds, LMFT, LPCC , ATR-BC, CTS
“Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals”


Vicky Powell, LCSW, MPAVicky Powell, LCSW,  MPA
"Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals"

SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

Evening Keynote Performance

Armand Volkas, LMFT, RDT, BCTArmand Volkas, LMFT, RDT, BCT and the Living Arts Playback Theatre Ensemble
“Stories of Collaboration, Empowerment and Resiliency”: A Playback Theatre Performance

Invited Presenters

Jamie McHugh, MA, RSMTJamie McHugh, MA, RSMT
“Embodied Mindfulness”

Nancy Zarse, PsyDNancy Zarse, PsyD 
“Terrorism, Trauma and Resilience”
Joe Kort, PhD, LMSWJoe Kort, PhD, LMSW
“Mixed Orientation Sexuality: Where One is Straight and the Other is Gay, Bi or Sexually Fluid”
Robbyn Peters-Bennett, CMHSRobbyn Peters-Bennett, CMHS, LMHC, MA, LPC
“Re-Parenting for Resiliency: A Neurodevelopmentally Informed Parenting Approach to Understanding and Healing Dysregulation Through the Art of Co-Regulation”

George Davis, MDGeorge Davis, MD
"Re-Parenting for Resiliency: A Neurodevelopmentally Informed Parenting Approach to Understanding and Healing Dysregulation Through the Art of Co-Regulation"
ofer Zur, PhDOfer Zur, PhD
“Ethics with Soul: Digital Ethics and Traditional Boundaries in the Age of Google, Facebook and Telehealth“
Karen Wall, EdD, RN-BC, BSNKaren Wall, EdD, RN-BC, BSN, MFT Intern
“Processing Session”

Peer Presenters

Francine Lapides, MA, LMFTFrancine Lapides, MA, LMFT
“Working Implicitly in Psychotherapy: What Decades of Neuroscience Study Has Taught Me about Being a Psychotherapist”

Richard S. Sinacola, PhDRichard S. Sinacola, PhD
“Treatment Resistant Depression Psychopharmacological Best Practices”
Linda Rio, MA, LMFTLinda Rio, MA, LMFT
“The Hormone Factor in Mental Health: Bridging the Mind-Body Gap”

Amanda Somberg, LMFTAmanda Somberg, LMFT
“The Power of Play: Why Women’s Happiness, Mood, and Sex Lives Need More Play Time”

 

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017

Plenary Keynote Presenter

Timothy Fong, MDTimothy Fong, MD
“Developing Tools and Techniques for Family Members and Spouses to Manage and Deal with Behavioral Addictions, Primarily Gambling Disorder and Hypersexual Disorder”

Invited Presenters

Bonnie Bernstein, MEd, LMFT, BC-DMTBonnie Bernstein, MEd, LMFT, BC-DMT
“Dance/Movement Therapy: Self-Expression for Self-Care”

Rebecca Torporek, PhD

Rebecca Torporek, PhD
“Empowering Clients as Leaders”

Joan Borysenko, PhDJoan Borysenko, PhD
“Spirituality, Neuroscience, and Narrative: Becoming Fully Human”
David Jensen, JDDavid Jensen, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney
“Using the Language of the Law to Salt ‘n Pepper Your Treatment Records”
Lisa Mitchell, LMFT, ART, LPCCLisa Mitchell, LMFT, ATR, LPCC
“Promoting Resilience with Art and Creative Expression”

Suzannah Neufeld, LMFT, RYT 500Suzannah Neufeld, LMFT, RYT 500
Yoga Therapy: Self-Care for Clinicians, and Tools for Clients

Jill Epstein, JD, CAMFT Executive DirectorJill Epstein, JD, CAMFT Executive Director (Facilitator)
Educator's Luncheon
“Educators Strategize the Future of the MFT Profession”

Winston Wilde, DHS, MA, LMFTWinston Wilde, DHS, MA, LMFT
“Swingers, Kinksters, Polyfolk: Better Treatment with Erotic Minority People”
Karen Wall, EdD, RN-BC, BSN, MFTKaren Wall, EdD, RN-BC, BSN, MFT Intern
“Processing Session”


Peer Presenters

Steve Wolf, PhDSteve Wolf, PhD
“Beyond Anger Management: Teaching Principles of Emotional Intelligence to Disarm Anger In and Out of the Therapy Session”

Amy Ziering, MAAmy Ziering, MA, and two-time Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker
The Invisible War and The Hunting Ground: Lessons from the Frontlines of Sexual Assault and its Traumatic Aftermath” 

SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017

Closing Keynote Presenter

David Burns, MDDavid D. Burns, MD
“Understanding T.E.A.M. Therapy for Greater Self-Esteem and Joy in Your Clinical Work and Personal Life as Well, Part I”

Invited Presenters

Bonnie Bernstein, MEdBonnie Bernstein, MEd, LMFT, BC-DMT 
“Dance/Movement Therapy: Imagery in Motion”

David Burns, MDDavid D. Burns, MD
"Understanding T.E.A.M. Therapy for Greater Self-Esteem and Joy in Your Clinical Work and Personal Life as Well, Part II"
Amy Ziering, MAAmy Ziering, MA, and two-time Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker
The Invisible War and The Hunting Ground: Lessons from the Frontlines of Sexual Assault and its Traumatic Aftermath” 

Peer Presenters

Foojan Zeine, PsyD, LMFTFoojan Zeine, PsyD, LMFT
“Bringing Depth into Brief Therapy with Awareness Integration ®Model”

Barbara Griswold, LMFTBarbara Griswold, LMFT
“Insurance and Your Practice: What EVERY Therapist Needs to Know”
Anne Front, MA, LMFTAnne Front, MA, LMFT 
“Palliative Care- A Patient and Family Centered Approach to Illness and End-of-Life Care”


Julie Brams, MA, LMFTJulie Brams, MA, LMFT
"Palliative Care-A Patient and Family Centered Approach to Illness and End-of-life Care"
Chevonna Gaylor, LMFTChevonna Gaylor, LMFT
“G.R.A.S.P. Gaining Respect Through Actively Seeking Perspective”

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