This conference will offer the opportunity for 11.25 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
for North Dakota and Minnesota social workers and nurses.

WEDNESDAY

8 a.m.

REGISTRATION + BREAKFAST

VENDOR ROOM OPENS

Prairie Rose Ballroom

9 a.m.

WELCOME

Staci Metzger, Committee Chair

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

9:15 a.m.

OPENING KEYNOTE

Skyler Dutton

Aging Safely

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

10:15 a.m.

BREAK

10:45 a.m.

PLENARY SESSION

Gene Nicolelli

HomeFit Guide

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

11:45 a.m.

LUNCH

12:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 1 of 2

Jennifer Syverson

Fall Prevention Strategies

Sheyenne Ballroom

12:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 2 of 2

Susan E. Johnson-Drenth

Safely Advocate for Yourself & Others

Dakota Ballroom

1:30 p.m.

BREAK

1:45 p.m.

PLENARY SESSION

Dr. Tracie Mallberg

Palliative or Hospice Care: Navigating End of Life Choices

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

2:45 p.m.

BREAK

3 p.m.

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Dr. Melissa Mork

Well-Being, Optimism, & Other Ideas in Positive Psychology

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

4 p.m.

END OF DAY

THURSDAY

7:30 a.m.

REGISTRATION + BREAKFAST

8 a.m.

OPENING KEYNOTE

Dr. Melissa Mork

Managing Burnout

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

9 a.m.

BREAK

9:15 a.m.

PLENARY SESSION

Dr. Jeremy Holloway

Thriving Together

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

10:15 a.m.

BREAK

10:30 a.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 1 of 2

Tammy Monsebroten

Recognizing & Responding to Suicide Risk

Sheyenne Ballroom

10:30 a.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 2 of 2

Dr. Jody Janati

Balance Your Conflict

Dakota Ballroom

11:30 a.m.

LUNCH

12:15 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 1 of 2

Stephen Astrup

Making Sense of Health Care Directives

Sheyenne Ballroom

12:15 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION | 2 of 2

Dr. Laurie Dahley

Professional Boundaries, Self-Care & Safety

Dakota Ballroom

1:15 p.m.

BREAK

1:30 p.m.

PLENARY SESSION

Skyler Dutton

You Are Stronger: Preparedness and Considerations for Any Age

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

2:30 p.m.

BREAK

2:45 p.m.

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Dr. Terry Eckmann

Building Resilience – One Thought at a Time

Millennium | Grand Ballroom

4 p.m.

END OF DAY