LiveWell Newaygo County Summit and Information Exchange

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LiveWell Newaygo County Summit and Information Exchange

Learn, Network, Explore  LiveWell Newaygo County invites you and your team to a free summit and information exchange on major health and human services issues in our local communities. Learn, network, and explore what frontline staff can do to reach more people, maximize resources, and impact outcomes. Who should attend? Case managers, counselors, social workers, pastors and church leaders, medical staff, program staff and volunteers. Participate in the whole day, or just the morning or afternoon sessions Keynote Speaker: The Adult Reenactment of the Childhood Script – The Anneshia Freeman StoryAnneshia Freeman, MBA, MSW, CADC, CPRM, CCS-DPPresident and CEO, Anneshia and Associates Consulting Services, LLC Learning sessions: 10-11 a.m. Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness Speakers BureauA platform for those who have experienced homelessness in Michigan to share their stories, this speakers bureau's goal is to remove stigmas and raise awareness about this very real problem that affects tens of thousands of people throughout our state.

Saving Lives with NarcanApplying the potentially life-saving treatment to reverse opioid overdoses. A limited supply of Narcan kits will be available for participants to take and have on hand if an emergency should arise. Chief Randy Wright (City of Fremont Police Dept), Krisen Roesler MA LLP and Patricia Beattie Luchies MA (CMH) Human Trafficking Learn what human trafficking is, how it happens, how to recognize the signs, and how to be part of the solution to ending it. Sara Johnson, Director of Programs (The HOPE Project) Chronic Pain Treatment for Veterans In response to the mounting body of research, which details a lack of benefit due to addiction and other potential harm with long-term opioid therapy, The VA Medical Center and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) have been transforming the approach to chronic pain.
Implementation of the following services: Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI), Pain Pharmacist and Pain Clinic Care Team, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Tele psychiatry, Rural Health Initiative, and other services will be discussed and presented by credentialed pain and substance abuse providers. Jeff Boyer PhD and Pain Pharmacist, Cheryl Zimlich NP (Wyoming VA CBPC), Aaron Greene PA (Samaritan Health Care PC) Question, Persuade, Refer 2-hour training session. The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.
Lisa Reinecke LBSW (TrueNorth Community Services) and Robert Near (HealthWest) Dementia Friends Understanding how to engage with a person who has dementia will improve interactions with all of your clients. Learn what it is like to live with dementia, receive tips on communicating with people who have dementia, and turn understanding into practical action in the work you do. Andrea Murray, Allison Maat, and Joseph Fox (Newaygo County Commission on Aging) 11 a.m. – 12 noon Housing Services Available in Newaygo County Learn about the current preventative and emergency housing services available for Newaygo County residents Diana Hanna MA, Brad Hinken (TrueNorth Community Services) Katie Wilber BA (Youth Attention Center), Kaleigh Buris (Newaygo County Regional Educational Services Agency) Newaygo County's Response to the Opioid EpidemicLocal and regional experts will discuss their successes and challenges in responding to the growing opioid addiction crises, including interventions, detox, coaching, medication assisted treatment, and recovery. Nicole Kosten MSW (Arbor Circle), Tom Rake (Randy’s House), Patricia Beattie Luchies RN (CMH), Cheryl Zimlich NP (VA), Aaron Greene PA (Samaritan Health Care PC) Working With Challenging Populations This session will provide information on engaging and assisting challenging populations that are often labeled resistant and expelled from services.
Ms. Freeman will share her experience, and the insight she gained, consulting with 61st District Court's STOP Program (Start Treatment of Prostitution), Drug Court Program, Sobriety Court Program, Kent County Youth Detention Program, Arbor Circle's Homeless Youth Program, and a program that worked with gang members. Anneshia Freeman, MBA, MSW, CADC, CPRM, CCS-DP, President and CEO, Anneshia and Associates Consulting Services, LLC Yoga and Breath Work for Trauma and Addiction Learn how trauma manifests in the body and how trauma informed yoga works. Experience a demonstration of chair yoga and breathing interventions. Joan Mudget (Branch Out Yoga), Amanda Mathews LLBSW (CMH) Caring for the Caregiver Many caregivers need care themselves because all their focus is on a spouse, parent, child, or other loved one.
This session will introduce Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an evidence-based program designed to equip caregivers with a range of self-care tools to help them reduce personal stress and communicate effectively with family members and healthcare providers. Naomi Hyso MA and Christi Demitz MSW (MSU Extension) 1:30 – 2:30 Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness Speakers Bureau Session repeats. See description above. Saving Lives with Narcan Session repeats. See description above. Vaping 101 Understand vaping devices and the many dangers they pose to youth. Caitlin Mitchell-Schucker BS, Kaleigh Buris, and youth representatives Chronic Pain Treatment for Veterans Session repeats. See description above. Question, Persuade, Refer 2-hour training session repeats. See description above. Dementia FriendsSession repeats. See description above. 2:30-3:30 Housing Services Available in Newaygo County Session repeats. See description above. Newaygo County's Response to the Opioid Epidemic Session repeats. See description above. Youth Programs This session will feature the latest challenges and resources available for at-risk youth and young adults in Newaygo County, with an overview of solutions offered by Michigan Works, Youth Attention Center (YAC), and TrueNorth Community Services. Sarah Meeuwes and Tara Johnson (MDHHS), Amy Budde (Michigan Works. ), Amy Eddinger (Youth Attention Center), Melissa Geroux (TrueNorth Community Services) Yoga and Breath Work for Trauma and Addiction Session repeats. See description above. Caring for the Caregiver Session repeats. See description above..

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