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Updated: Sep 18, 2018

38th Annual Mental Health and Aging Conference

November 8, 2018 7:30am – 5:00pm


7:30 – 8:30am Registration • Continental Breakfast • Visit Resource Fair

8:30-8:40 am Opening Remarks - Al Rowlett, LCSW, MBA, CPRP, CEO Turning Point Community Programs, Conference Chair

8:40-8:50am Conference Host - Jennifer Whitney, LMFT, Communications Director MHSOAC

8:50-9:00am Welcome - Uma Zykofsky, LCSW, Deputy Director, Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services; Mental Health Director; Alcohol & Drug Administrator

9:00–10:30am Satsuki Ina, Ph.D., LMFTResiliency and Residue: Healing from the Racism Trauma of the WWII Incarceration of Japanese Americans – Dr. Satsuki Ina was born in the Tule Lake Segregation Center, a WWII maximum security prison for “dissident” Japanese Americans. A psychotherapist specializing in trauma, she is Professor Emeritus in the School of Education at California State University, Sacramento.

10:30-10:45am Break • Visit Resource Fair

10:45am-12:15pm Caroline Giroux, MDThe Wound-Healing Deficit of Time: Trauma-Informed Care and Resilience Model for Older Populations – Dr. Giroux is an Associate Clinical Professor at UC Davis Behavioral Health Clinic. She uses a trans-diagnostic approach and a trauma lens to understand each patient’s symptoms. Dr. Giroux also teaches about trauma-related topics and she published book chapters on late-life personality disorders, psychotherapies and trauma.

12:15-1:30pm Lunch • Visit Resource Fair

1:30-2:30pm Colby Arguelles, LCSW – Beyond Burnout – Increasing Awareness of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma in the Helping Professions – Colby Arguelles is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience working in mental health. She has been a Program Director and is now a Clinical Supervisor with Turning Point Community Programs. Colby became passionate about educating individuals in the helping profession about the concepts of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma after realizing the secondary mental and physical trauma she had been exposed to in the work place. Colby has been spreading the word for over 3 years in the non-profit community, among county partners, and in multiple educational settings.

2:30-2:45pm Break • Visit Resource Fair

2:45-4:45pm Robert J. Kriegel, PhD – How to Live Fully Until You Die: Aging in the Zone – Bob Kriegel is a NY Times best-selling author, who U.S. News and World Report called one of the country’s leading authorities in the field of human performance. He was the co-founder of one of the country’s first sports psychology institutes; the NY Times said his work “spurred a revolution in performance practices.” For the past 30 years he has been one of the most in-demand keynote speakers at major conferences. He is a former commentator on NPR’s Marketplace program and has done two specials for PBS.

4:45-5:00pm Closing RemarksAl Rowlett • Acknowledgments • CEUs • General Evaluations Raffle

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