2014 Samaritan Annual Conference Materials

2014 Samaritan Annual Conference Materials

Spiritual Integration:
Hope Anchors the Soul

July 31 – August 2 in Denver, CO

The program of events follows.  When available, a copy of the presentation and/or presentation materials is accessible by clicking on the underlined item(s).

THURSDAY, July 31

Clergy and Congregation Program Enrichment

Workshops:

Current Boundaries Work
David C. Olsen, PhD,  Presenter

Safe Church: Igniting an Ecumenical Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse
Linda Crockett,  Presenter
PowerPoint Presentation
Packet of Materials

FRIDAY, August 1

Plenaries:

Dying for Want of a Friend: Suicide Awareness and
Prevention in Congregations
J. Russell Crabtree, MDiv,  Presenter

Good Samaritans, Bad Samaritans, and the Trauma of Disasters
Rev. David L. Myers,  Presenter

Workshops:

Introduction to SIT Curriculum,
Kelly Arora, PhD, Presenter

Developing a Training Program and Best Practices Panel,
Rev. J. Mark Killmer, PsyD, Aaron Pawelek, LCSW,
and Douglas B. Stephens, EdD, Presenters

Opening Worship:

“I Shall Not Want” – Rev. Ron King, PhD, Preacher

Program:

Our Mutual Ministry – Future Considerations
The Rev. Bob Leivers, DMin, and Jim Mack, Chair,
Samaritan Institute Board of Directors, Presenters

SATURDAY, August 2

Plenaries:

Motivational Interviewing as a Way of Being
William R. Miller, PhD, Presenter

Quantum Change: When Epiphanies and Sudden Insights
Transform Ordinary Lives
William R. Miller, PhD, Presenter

Workshops:

CARF Accreditation Information Session
Michael W. Johnson, MA, Presenter

Health Care Reform Progress Report,
Jess Jamieson, PhD, Presenter