2017 Conference Presentations

Integrating Substance Use, Mental Health, and Primary Care Services in Our Communities: Resilience in a Changing Environment

Conference Day 1 - October 25, 2017

Plenary Session: Cultural Humility
Cheryl Grills, PhD

Workshop A: Implementing the Continuum of Care for Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care: Findings and Lessons Learned From the Summit Study
Karen Lamp, MD
Allison Ober, MSW, PhD
Tobin Shelton, LCSW

Workshop B: Scientific and Clinical Perspectives on Cannabis Use: An Update
David Goodman, MD
Steve Shoptaw, PhD

Workshop C: Recognizing and Promoting Resilience in Homeless Youth
Irene Lim, LCSW
Carrie Mounier, LCSW

Workshop D: Integrating Primary Care and Mental Health for Veterans
Suzie Chen, PhD, BCB
Michael Karakashian, PhD, CRC

Workshop E: Increasing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Through the California’s Hub and Spoke System
Thomas E. Freese, PhD
Marlies Perez, MA
Darren Urada, PhD

Workshop Session G: Utilizing Traditional Practices in the Integration of Substance Use, Mental Health and Primary Care Services for American Indians/Alaska Natives
Dan Dickerson, DO, MPH
Carrie L. Johnson, PhD

Workshop H: Unlikely Allies: Working Together to Promote Continuity of Care for Individuals Returning Home From Incarceration
Karen Bernstein, MPH
Shira Shavit, MD

Workshop I: What We Learned About Electronic ASAM Assessments for Substance Use Disorders: Reliability, Validity, and Feasibility
Desiree Crévecoeur- MacPhail, PhD
Tina Kim, MA, PhD
Gary Tsai, MD, FASAM, FAPA

Workshop J: Treating Addiction in a Primary Care Clinic
Gina Anderson, MSN, NP-C
Katie Bell, RN, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, PHN
Christina Lasich, MD

Workshop L: Integrating Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) into the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
Wayne Munchel, LCSW

Workshop Q: Creating Safe Spaces for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Seniors
Kiera Pollock, LCSW

Workshop R: Whole Person Care, Los Angeles: Striving Toward an Integrated Health Delivery Model
Flora Gil Krisiloff, RN, BS, MN, MBA
Leepi Shimkhada, MPP

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Conference Day 2 - October 26, 2017

Plenary Session: The Future of Smoking: The Changing Context of Tobacco Cessation             
Pamela Ling, MD

Workshop U: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Andrew Kurtz, MA, MFT

Workshop V: Military Cultural Competency: Providing Quality Care for Those Who’ve Served
Walter Dunn, MD, PhD

Workshop W: Safe Med LA: Collaboration among Kaiser Permanente, UCLA, USC and Los Angeles County for Lowering Overprescribing, Managing Chronic Pain with Non-Pharmacological Approaches, and Treating Substance Use Disorders.
Mindy Aisen, MD
Joel Hyatt, MD, FAAFP
Gary Tsai, MD, FASAM, FAPA

Workshop Y: Improving Housing and Health for Homeless Veterans
Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH
Anjani Reddy, MD, MSHS

Workshop Z: Community Transition Center: A Collaborative Approach to Offender Re-entry
Perla Arroyo-Morales, LMFT
Jessica Foy, MS
Karna Lau, MPA
Gonzalo Mendez, MS

Workshop AA: Measure H, Proposition HHH and a New Integrated Service Model in Permanent Supportive Housing
John Connolly, PhD, MSEd
Maria Funk, PhD
Cheri Todoroff, MPH

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