NC EAPA 44th Annual Conference 2023

“EAP 2023: There is no Place like Home” – Bringing NC EAPA Back Together

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NC EAPA is excited to share our Annual Conference will again be in-person!
Location: Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 Cherry Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
Date: March 29-31, 2023

Register here:

Hotel Reservations: Book your group rate for NC Employee Assistance Professionals Association

Thank you for choosing to have your Event with us!
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https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1673295220038&key=GRP&app=resvlink

For companies who want to be exhibitors for the EAPA conference, please view the exhibitor letter and complete the exhibitor application for 2023.


You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.
Event Summary:
NC Employee Assistance Professionals
Start Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
End Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Winston-Salem Marriott for $169.00 USD per night

Participants can obtain up to 17.5 PDHs by attending the following speaker sessions:

Annual Conference Schedule

Wednesday

10:00am – 11:00am – Conference Registration

11:00am – 11:15am – Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:15am – 12:45pm – Lunch/Awards/Keynote Message from EAPA President – Dan Boissonneault

12:45pm – 1:00pm – Break in Exhibit Hall

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Plenary – Insight Program: Substance Use Disorder: Adolescents, Young Adults and their Familie

2:00pm – 2:15pm – Break in Exhibit Hall

2:15pm – 3:45pm
Track A – Libby Timmons – The Great Balancing Act: Understanding the Ethical Challenges EA Professionals Encounter
Track B – Dr. Jack Turpin – Introduction to Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

3:45pm – 4:00pm – Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Track A – Libby Timmons – The Great Balancing Act: Understanding the Ethical Challenges EA Professionals Encounter
Track B – Angela Brooks-Livingston – Beyond the Binary: Cultural Competency in Working with Gender Expansive Clients

5:30pm – DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Thursday
7:45am – 8:15am – Conference Registration
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 8:15am – Welcome Remarks

8:15am – 9:45am – Plenary – Bonnie Rinn – Supporting Those Who Serve – sponsored by Triangle Springs

9:45am – 10:00am – Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00am – 11:30am

Track A – Dr. Keith Davis – Brief Solution Focused Strategies for EA Professionals
Track B – Todd Redden – Building an Engaged Workforce Through a Partnership with your EAP

11:30am – 1:00pm – LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Networking

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Plenary – Dr. Alan Mueller – Assisting our Client Companies in Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tenets in their Work Spaces

2:00pm – 2:15pm – Break in Exhibit Hall

2:15pm – 3:45pm
Track A – Dr. Alan Mueller – Assisting our Client Companies in Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (cont.)
Track B – Sarah Brown – Old School Management Practices Don’t Work: It’s Time to be More Human

3:45pm – 4:00pm – Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Track A – Ariana Williamson – Understanding Stigma: How to Strive for a Stigma-Free Workplace
Track B – Angie Miller – The Impact of Movement on Mental Health

5:30pm – DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Friday
7:45am – 8:00am – Registration
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 9:00am – Chapter Business Meeting

9:00am – 10:30am – Plenary – Teresa Raphael-Grimm – Bullying in the Workplace: What EA Professionals Need to Know

10:30 – 10:45am – Break

10:45am – 12:15pm – Plenary – Teresa Raphael-Grimm – Bullying in the Workplace: What EA Professionals Need to Know (cont.)

12:15pm – Wrap Up

Early Registration ends on 2/24/23!! You may pay with PayPal or by check, but if mailing in a check, it must be postmarked by 2/24 for you to receive the early bird discount.** So don’t delay!

Prices for the full-conference are as low as $185 for members or $285 for Non-Members. See a full list of prices on the registration page:

Register here:

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All You Ever Wanted to Know about Addictions!

 

NC EAPA November In-Person/Virtual Trainings

 November 18, 2022

Location: Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson,  16740 Davidson/Concord Rd. (Hwy 73), Davidson, NC 28036

Morning session: Addiction, Addiction Interaction Disorder, & Impact on the Workplace

Participants will learn about the disease of addiction, addiction interaction 
disorder, and how addiction is currently impacting the workplace.

Facilitated by:

Eric J. Webber, MA, CADC CSAT/CMAT/CCPG 

Location:  Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson – 

Time: 8:30am – 11:45am (3 Continuing Education Hours)

Cost: Members 22.50/ Non-Members 42.50

**Click here to register and we look forward to seeing you there!

Afternoon session: Navigating the World of Substance Use Treatment: An Insider’s Guide to Supporting Clients

Participants will learn how to recognize the appropriate level of SU care for clients 
as well as how to support them through the different stages of treatment and
the recovery process.

Facilitated by:

Cori N. Trotman, BA, CADC, ACRPS

Time: 1:00pm – 4:15pm (3 Continuing Education Hours)

6.0 Continuing Education Hours for whole day

***(note: After registering you will be directed to PayPal despite selected payment option; if you are exempt from payment, close the window at this point.) 

Continental breakfast and lunch provided

Hotel Info:

Davidson Village Inn (Local charming option)
117 Depot Street
Davidson, NC 28036
704-892-8044
https://davidsoninn.com
Group Block: NC Employee Assistance Professional Association (NC EAPA)
Dates Reserved: Thursday, November 17, 2022 - Friday, November 18, 2022 (1 night)

Prices: $148.50 (Queen or Twin) or $162 (King) + tax – cutoff date 11/4/22

Aloft Mooresville/Lake Norman (A little further out but newer)
109 Alcove Rd.
Mooresville, NC 28117
888-236-3200

Group Block: NC Employee Assistance Professional Association
Date of Room Block: November 17, 2022, departure November 18, 2022
King Bed $119.00 plus tax $10.75.

 

Thank you to Dilworth Center and Caron Comprehensive Addiction Treatment for hosting our November training! 

 

 

 

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NC EAPA September In-Person Training

 September 23, 2022

Crucial and Critical Conversations: How to Have Difficult Conversations Within the Workplace

Facilitated by:
Monifa D. Drayton, MPA

Location: City Club of Raleigh, 150 Fayetteville Street, Ste. 2800, Raleigh, NC 27601

Time: 8:30am to 4:45 pm

Cost: Members 45.00/ Non-Members 85.00

Lunch: Will be provided

6.0 Continuing Education Hours  

***(note: After registering you will be directed to PayPal despite selected payment option; if you are exempt from payment, close the window at this point.)

**Click here to register and we look forward to seeing you there!

Our Presenter:
Monifa D. Drayton is the Principal Consultant for the Drayton Leadership Group. She is a vision engineer, certified executive coach, and highly sought-after results-driven leader. With more than 22-years of extensive experience in transformational operations, she collaborates with industry leaders to assess, design and implement change management solutions in the areas of leadership development, diversity, equity and teammate engagement to help drive the goals of the client. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from South Carolina State University and Master of Public Administration from University of Charlotte North Carolina. Monifa Drayton sits on the Board of Directors for Mecklenburg Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, is a member of the Charlotte Community Relations Advisory Council, and a founding member for Power of Women, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.

Description:
EAP professionals will explore concepts of cultural competency and its impact on employees and the work environment, identify the core and solution to difficult conversations, develop self-awareness regarding personal biases and EQ that impede effective communication, and identify strategies to engage and resolve difficult conversations.

Thank you, Triangle Springs, for hosting our September training! 

 

 

 

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Self-Care for Helping Professionals: Practicing What We Preach

Summer NC EAPA Virtual Training Opportunity

July 15, 2022 via Zoom

Self-Care for Helping Professionals: Practicing What We Preach

Facilitated by:

Joy Robbins, MA, LCMHCS

Location: Your Choice, via Zoom

Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: Members – $22.50/Non-Members – $42.50

Lunch: Whatever you want from wherever you are!

3.0 Continuing Education Hours

***(note: After registering you will be directed to PayPal despite selected payment option; if you are exempt from payment, close the window at this point)

Our Presenter:

Joy Robbins, is a Henderson, North Carolina native, who received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Wake Forest University and her Master of Arts degree from UNC-Charlotte. She has worked in a variety of settings, including both local hospital systems in Charlotte, Union County Public schools, various non-profits and private practice. Joy has owned a growing private practice for nearly 15 years where she consistently incorporates self-care into her work with mood disorders in adult women.  Joy is an author who has published, “On My Couch: A Therapist Journal” and “7 Days to More Joy”; as well as an engaging speaker who facilitates health and wellness retreats in relaxing locations to promote intentional self-care for women.

Topic:

“Self-Care for Helping Professionals: Practicing What We Preach” will focus on equipping counselors with self-care tools needed to do the work they do. This training will also remind counselors of familiar topics, like stress, burnout, resiliency, the importance of supervision and other areas related to performing in an ethical manner by taking the best care of self. Participants will gain a greater awareness of the importance of self-care as a helping professional, participate in experiential exercises to increase self-care, and increase knowledge of easy-to-implement self-care practices.

**Click here to register and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

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NC EAPA Conference 2022: Experimenting with the New Normal

NC EAPA is excited to share our Annual Conference will be in-person!

Location: Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 Cherry Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

Date: May 18 – 20, 2022

Hotel Reservations: Book your group rate for NC Employee Assistance Professionals Association

Last Day to Book: Tuesday, April 26, 2022!

Conference Registration can be found on the conference tab and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Participants can obtain up to 17.5 PDHs by attending the following speaker sessions:

Annual Conference Schedule

Wednesday

10:00am – 11:00am –  Conference Registration

11:00am – 11:15am –  Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:15am – 12:45pm – Jon Murphy – Keynote – Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue: Pathways to Self-Care
Lunch, awards, keynote

12:45pm – 1:00pm –  Break in Exhibit Hall

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Plenary –  Kristen Rantala- EAPA 2022: Future Focus

2:00pm – 2:15pm –  Break in Exhibit Hall

2:15pm – 3:45pm
Track A – Dr. Renee’ Evans – EAP From Past to Present: Refresher Part 1
Track B –  Dr. Warren – Special Considerations When Counseling Law Enforcement & Other Safety Sensitive Employees

3:45pm – 4:00pm –  Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Track A – Renee’ Evans – EAP From Past to Present: Refresher Part 2
Track B – Dr. Warren – When is a Fitness for Duty Evaluation Needed? Medico-Legal Considerations

5:30pm –  DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Thursday
7:45am – 8:15am –  Conference Registration
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 8:15am – Welcome Remarks

8:15am – 9:45am –  Dr. White – Welcome to the Wizard of OZ: Incorporating Diversion & Inclusion in Your Workplace
Plenary

9:45am – 10:00am –  Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00am – 11:30am
Track A –  Dr. White – Microaggressions: An Obstacle in the Workplace or an Opportunity for Growth?
Track B –  Todd Redden – Ethics of Grace: Going Beyond Rules, Rights & Responsibilities

11:30am – 1:00pm –  LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Networking

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Plenary –  Todd Redden – Leadership Best Practices in a Post-Pandemic Era

2:00pm – 2:15pm –  Break in Exhibit Hall

2:15pm – 3:45pm
Track A –  Bob Martin & Edward Hammett – Underwriting MAT for EAP
Track B –  Angie Miller

3:45pm – 4:00pm –  Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Track A –  Bob Martin & Edward Hammett – Diversion in the Healthcare Workplace
Track B –  Jim Porter -The Zen of Time Management

5:30pm –  DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Friday
7:45am – 8:00am –  Registration
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 9:00am –  Chapter Business Meeting

9:00am – 10:30am –  Jim Porter – How to Teach Mindfulness Techniques to EAP Clients
Plenary

10:30 – 10:45am –  Break

10:45am – 12:15pm –  Jon Murphy – Communication Styles
Plenary

12:15pm –  Wrap Up

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