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2019 Annual Conference

October 25-26, 2019

KVC Ball Conference Center

21350 W. 153rd St., Olathe, KS 66061


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

  • Una Walkenhorst, Johnson County Mental Health Center
  • Micah Pearson, NAMI Board of Directors
  • Dr. George Thompson, M.D., KidsTLC, Inc.
  • Tim DeWeese, Johnson County Mental Health Center
  • Senator Barbara Bollier, State of Kansas

WORKSHOPS OFFERED:

  • Adult Transitioning: Scott Adams, CFP, CTFA, ChFC, ChSNC, Community America Financial Solutions
  • Be Your Own Hero of Mental Illness: Stacy Cooper, Attorney at Law; and Alison Elley, Certified Health Coach
  • Behind the Scenes: Doris Hamilton, Judy Stephens and Mary Bertsch, NAMI JOCO
  • Bringing Peace to Crisis Hospitalization Through Art: Annie Ross, Certified Peer Specialist, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
  • CARES: A Relationship Focused Support and Education Community for Parents of Traumatized and Attachment Disorder Children: Brandon Mock, LCPC, KidsTLC; and Mark Siegmund, LCPC, KidsTLC
  • Family to Family Reinvestment (F2F Teachers ONLY): Em Soulia, NAMI JOCO; Dea VanDeBerghe, NAMI NEKL; and Susan West, NAMI SEKS, Treva Lichti, NAMI Wichita
  • Long-Term Impact of Bullying: Dr. Martin Clark, Ed. D., Fort Leavenworth
  • Look for the Helpers: Chad Childs, LCMFT, Community Engagement Institute; and Monica Kurz, Director, Headquarters, Inc.
  • Managing a NAMI Satellite Walk: Stacey Lyddon, NAMI Kansas; Kara Ponder and Christine Anderson, NAMI JOCO Walk Managers
  • OneCare Kansas: 1 Session for Providers with Samantha Ferencik, Program Analyst, KDHE; and 2 Sessions for Consumers with Becky Ross, Medicaid Initiatives Coordinator, KDHE
  • Resources for Tobacco Recovery: Rick Cagan, NAMI Kansas; Jamie Katz, Prevention Coordinator, JOCO MHC; and Matthew Schrock, Community Health Specialist, KDHE

Please CLICK HERE to download a more detailed workshop schedule.

Please CLICK HERE to download a Registration & Scholarship Application Form.

Please CLICK HERE to Register online.  (Online Registration opens on June 10, 2019, and closes on October 18, 2019.)

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Make reservations for lodging at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Olathe by calling 913-254-0111, select Option 2. Ask for the NAMI group discount rate of $94.00 per night (plus tax). The group discount rate is available through October 4th, after which the rates are subject to change and lodging will be subject to availability. A credit card is required to guarantee reservations. Guests are responsible for all reserved accommodations and incidentals. The hotel’s cancellation policy requires payment of a cancellation fee equal to the first night’s room (plus tax) if a guest cancels less than 48 hours prior to the reserved check-in date. Check-in time is 3:00 pm on the day of arrival. Check-out time is 12:00 pm on the day of departure. Please contact the NAMI Kansas office for other options if the La Quinta Inn & Suites room block is sold out.


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