CAC Agenda & Speakers

Inspiring Excellence, Promoting Change

Schedule

This schedule includes all five days of the NAWAC, NRCC, and CAC. The three in one conference series begins Wednesday, October 27, 2021, and concludes on Sunday, October 31, 2021.

*Speakers, topics, and times are subject to change.

NAWAC/CAC

Day 1 – Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Time Start

Time End

Presenter

Title

Room

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

12 Step Meeting

Patio Room

8:00 AM

5:30 PM

Registration

Palm Room

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Hall)

Plaza Arbor

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Plaza Arbor

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Welcome/Prayer/Song

Plaza Ballroom

9:15 AM

10:30 AM

Keynote: Patrick Trujillo

Embracing and Honoring Ancestral Teachings

Plaza Ballroom

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

BREAK & NETWORKING

Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Plenary: Kristina Padilla

2-Spirited/LGBTQ+: Awareness Definitions & History-How to be an Ally

Plaza Ballroom

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

LUNCH ON OWN

1:30 PM

3:00 PM

Speaker: Albert Titman

Gaining Cultural Awareness Working With Native American Populations

Plaza Ballroom

3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Sparrow Goudey

Native Song

Plaza

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 PM

4:30 PM

Native Food & Wellness Awareness

Garden II

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

Closing & Healing Remarks

Plaza Ballroom

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

Education Board Meeting

Patio Room

NRCC/CAC

Day 2 - Thursday, October 28, 2021

Time Start

Time End

Presenter

Title

Room

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

12 Step Meeting

Patio Room

7:00 AM

5:30 PM

Registration

Palm Room

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Hall)

Plaza Arbor

7:00 AM

5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Plaza Arbor

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Welcome/Tom Hill

Plaza Ballroom

9:15 AM

10:45 AM

Keynote: Dr. John Kelly

Recovery Capital: Rationale and Science

Plaza Ballroom

10:45 AM

11:00 AM

BREAK & NETWORKING

Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM

11:45 AM

TBA

Plaza Ballroom

11:45 AM

12:30 PM

TBA

TBA

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 PM

3:00 PM

Speaker: Philip Rutherford

Recovery Community Organizations: History & Ecology

Plaza Ballroom

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 PM

5:30 PM

TBA

TBA

Garden I (Hollow Square)

3:30 PM

5:30 PM

Speaker: Zachary Talbott

Advocacy in Uncertain Times: Changing Policy, Pandemics, & Worsening Natural Disasters

Plaza Ballroom

5:00 PM

9:00 PM

CCAPP Board of Directors Dinner & Meeting

Patio Room

CAC

Day 3 – Friday, October 29, 2021

Time Start

Time End

Presenter

Title

Room

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

12 Step Meeting

Patio Room

7:00 AM

5:30 PM

Registration

Palm Room

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Plaza Arbor

7:30 AM

5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Plaza Arbor

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

President’s Welcome Keynote: John Herdman

Interviewing in the Core Function of Assessment

Plaza Ballroom

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:30 AM

12:00 PM

Michael King

Three Principles of High Impact Leadership

Plaza Ballroom

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Andrew Kessler

Federal Policy Update: The New Normal LUNCH PROVIDED

Plaza Ballroom

1:00 PM

1:15 PM

Senator Tom Umberg

Regulators & Legislators Update

Plaza Ballroom

1:15 PM

1:30 PM

Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

Regulators & Legislators Update

Plaza Ballroom

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

BREAK

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Recovery

Speaker: Dave Sheridan

NARR Standards 3.0

Surf Room

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Professionals

Speaker: Parham Nemotollah

Self-Care Is Not a Luxury, It is a Necessity

Harbor Room

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Ethics

Speakers: Evan Amarni, Joelene Knight, Johnnie Mollen

Mindful Ethics in the Current Climate of the Behavioral Health Industry (Part 1)

Garden 1

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Trauma- Informed

Speakers: Melissa McCracken, Nathaniel Hodder-Shipp

Healing Collective Trauma in Marginalized Populations: Addressing Cultural Wounds Through Somatic Interventions

Lagoon Room

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Program Administration/ Executive Leadership

Speaker: Jen Carvalho

Resilient Leadership

Beach Room

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

BREAK

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Recovery

Speakers: Dana Bainbridge, Ruby Takushi

Building Resilience in Long Term Recovery

Surf Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Professionals

Speaker: Loretta Breuning

Neuroplasticity: Making it Real, Keep it Simple

Harbor Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Ethics

Speakers: Evan Amarni, Joelene Knight, Johnnie Mollen

Mindful Ethics in the Current Climate of the Behavioral Health Industry (Part 2)

Garden 1

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Trauma- Informed

Speaker: Dr. Gregory Williams

The Importance of Being Trauma-Informed in a Stress-Filled World

Ocean Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Program Administration/ Executive Leadership

Speaker: Tony Greco

TBA

Harbor Room

7:30 PM

10:00 PM

HALLOWEEN PARTY

CAC

Day 4 – Saturday, October 30, 2021

Time Start

Time End

Track

Presenter

Title

Room

7:00 AM

5:30 PM

Registration

Palm Room

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast (in Exhibit Hall)

Plaza Arbor

7:30 AM

5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Plaza Arbor

9:00 AM

10:30 AM

Keynote: Ben Cort

21st Century Weed

Plaza Room

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

NETWORKING EVENT

11:00 AM

1:00 PM

Membership Meeting Luncheon: President’s Awards Ceremony

Plaza Room

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

BREAK

Plaza Arbor

2:00 PM

­­3:30 PM

Recovery

Speakers: Dr. John Ratey, Ryan Bain & Leslie Gold

The Psychological & Physiological Benefits of Physical Exercise on Addiction

Beach Room

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Professionals

Speaker: Dr. Bob Weathers

Cultural Competency in Treating Substance Use Disorder

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Ethics

Speakers: Evan Amarni, Joelene Knight, Johnnie Mollen

Ethics and Recovery Principles (Part 1)

Garden Room 1

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Trauma-Informed

Speaker: Milton Cohen

AOD Prevention Submission: Progressive Early Interventions in Rx Drug Abuse in CA and the Rest of the US

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Program Administration/ Executive Leadership

Speaker: Devon Wayt

Maximize Health and Revenue Through Compliance

Harbor Room

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

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BREAK

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Credentialing Board Meeting

Patio Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Recovery

Speaker: Donella Cecrle

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Professionals

Speaker: Tom Karl

Building Recovery Capital through Finding Meaningful and Enjoyable Work

Lagoon Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Ethics

Speakers: Evan Amarni, Joelene Knight, Johnnie Mollen

Ethics and Recovery Principles (Part 2)

Ocean Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Trauma-Informed

Speaker: Patrick Lockwood

Surf Room

4:00 PM

5:30 PM

Program Administration/ Executive Leadership

Speaker: Geoffrey Laredo

Ongoing Efforts to Address Opioids and Overdoses; The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Opioid Crisis Task Force

Harbor Room

6:30 PM

7:30 PM

Under the Stars: Reception Sponsored Event (All are Invited)

Oasis Court

8:00 PM

9:30 PM

12 Step Meeting

Garden B

 

CAC

Day 5 – Sunday, October 31, 2021

Time Start

Time End

Title

Presenter

Room

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

El Prado Foyer

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Registration

El Prado Foyer

8:00 AM

12:00 PM

Student’s Day

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Got Ethics?

Jen Carvalho

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:30 AM

12:30 PM

Got Ethics?

Jen Carvalho