Training Schedule

Rhonda McKillip

Training, Consulting and Program Development

Ms. McKillip presents seminars and training at City, State and National Conferences as well as on-site workshops and consultations for psychiatric and chemical dependency providers.

Her training topics consist of all areas of the integrated approach in the treatment of psychiatric and substance disorders. These topics include assessment, confidentiality, diagnosis, clinical interventions, specific disorders, i.e. mood disorders, thought disorders, personality disorders, substance disorders, gender specific treatment, group practice, motivation and engagement, and specific treatment interventions.

Ms. McKillip always individualizes her training to meet the needs of the event promoters or agency.

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Training Schedule 2007: Rhonda McKillip

January 12th Northeast Washington Treatment Alternatives (NEWTA)

Spokane , Washington

DDC (Dual Diagnosis Capable) Program Development

Developed for NEWTA by Rhonda McKillip

Staff Training and Consultation

January 25th and 26th

19th Annual Substance Abuse Conference

Creating Health Families and Communities

Tulsa, Oklahoma

ODMHSAS and SAMHSA

Topic: From the “Treatment Approach” to the “Hands-On

Application”: The Basics, Second Edition – In Action

February 1 thru March 7th

Vacation

March 9th Bureau of Prisons San Antonio, Texas

Topic:Neurochemistry of Dual Disorders:

From Research To Practical Understanding

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

From Introduction To Application

March 22nd and 23rd Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health

Yakima, Washington

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

Unlocking Intrinsic Motivation

May 11th & 18th Washington State Coalition for the Homeless

Yakima, Washington

Topic: Motivational Interviewing: Helping Clients with

Substances Disorders Advocate for Change

June 17th Family Care Resources/Community-Minded Enterprises

Hand-In-Hand

Topic: Substance Disorders: Helping Children and

Families Understand and Cope

Training Schedule 2006:

January 19th: NOVA Annual Conference

Dallas, Texas

Topic:Changing Systems, Changing Lives:

Evidence-Based Practices That Promote Recovery

January 25th and 26th: 18thAnnual Substance Abuse Conference

ODMHSAS

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Topic: After the Assessment and Diagnosis,

Even After the Integration of Systems –

Now…How do we provide actual treatment

to persons with co-occurring disorders?

February 2nd: Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training (WIMIRT)

Tacoma, Washington

Topic:Adult Co-Occurring Disorders Academy: Group Process

February 8 – March 11th Vacation

March 15th Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training (WIMIRT)

Tacoma, Washington

Topic:Adult Co-Occurring Disorders Academy: Group Process

March 23rd and 24th: NAADAC Sponsored Training

with Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN)

Fort Myers, Florida

Topic:Integrated Treatment Approach

March 30th: The 26th Annual Institute on Substance Abuse and Addiction

Lubbock , Texas

Topic: Neurochemistry of Co-Occurring Disorders:

From Science to Understanding

Topic: How Neurochemistry Guides Treatment:

From Understanding to Person-Centered Treatment

Topic: Motivational Interviewing:

From Introduction to Skill Identification

April 7th and 8th: The Montana Council on Problem Gambling Annual Conference

Missoula, Montana

Topic:From Assessment to Discharge:

The Integrated Treatment Approach

April 12th: Gonzaga University

Spokane, Washington

Topic:Integrated Treatment: Cluster B Personality Disorders

and Substance Disorders

April 13th: The 19th Annual Northwest Conference on Behavioral

Health & Addictive Disorders Bellevue, Washington
Topic: From Instability to Balance Regulating Emotional Responses

Topic: From Vulnerability to Protection – Fighting the Biggest

Challenge to Stabilizatio… STRESS

April 21st: 11th Annual NW Regional Conference

on Trauma Disorders

Wenatchee , Washington

Topic:Best Practice Standards: The Treatment of

Individuals with Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Disorders

April 22st Staff Training and Consultation

Chelan Hospital, Chelan, Washington

Topic:Best Practice Standards: The Treatment of

Individuals with Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Disorders

May 10th: Washington State Coalition for the Homeless

Yakima, Washington

Topic: Motivational Interviewing:

From Understanding to Skill Introduction

May 18th CFBHN and The 14th Regional Conference

Lakeland , Florida

Topic: The Integrated System of Treatment:

Principles, Design,Treatment Approach

June 2nd Northeast Washington Treatment Alternative (NEWTA)

Drug Court Presentation to Judicial Representatives

Spokane , Washington

Topic: Mental Health + Chemical Dependency…A Comparison

July 27th Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training (WIMIRT)

Tacoma, Washington

Topic:Adult Co-Occurring Disorders Academy: Group Process

August 17th The 30th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health & Addictions
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Topic: Changing Systems, Changing Lives

Topic: When Mood Disorders Co-Occur with Addiction Treatment:

Where Does One Stop and The Other Begin?

Topic: Using Neurochemistry to Guide Treatment:

From Understanding to Application

September 14th and 15th: Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

Fort Myers, Florida

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

Unlocking Intrinsic Motivation

September 28th and 29th Western State Hospital

Tacoma, Washington

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

Unlocking Intrinsic Motivation

October 12th and 13th: Brigid Collins

Bellingham, Washington

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

Unlocking Intrinsic Motivation

October 19th and 20th: Spokane Addiction Recovery Centers (SPARC)

Spokane, Washington

Topic:Motivational Interviewing:

Unlocking Intrinsic Motivation

November 16th and 17th NAADAC

Las Vegas, Nevada

Topic: From Research to Practical Understanding:

Neurochemistry of Dual Disorders

Topic : From Neurochemistry to Treatment Interventions:

Using Neurochemistry to Guide Treatment

Training Schedule 2005:

February 17: The Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research & Training Case Management Academy for Adults with Co-Occurring Disorders
Western State Hospital, Western Branch, Tacoma, Washington
Presentation Topic: Group Practices

March 18: NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals & SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Conference: Co-Occurring Disorders: Coordinating Treatment for Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Health Illnesses
Portland, Oregon
Full-Day Workshop: From Pre-Contemplation to Maintenance: Applying Evidence Based Practice to the Integrated Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders

March 30: ALF-CIO Community Services
Spokane, Washington
Topic: Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

April 14: Annual WACDMHP ( Washington Association of County Designated Mental Health Professionals)
Spring Conference Winthrop , Washington
Topic: From Neurochemistry to Client-Centered Approach: Integrated Treatment Approach

April 26 : SPARC ( Spokane Addiction Recovery Center) Spokane , WA
Topic: Training Series: “An On-going Process: Dual Diagnosis Capable (DDC) Staff Development
Specific Topic: Developing, Devising and Adopting Guidelines for Outpatient Treatment Groups

April 29: 18th Annual Northwest Conference on Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Health
The Institute for Integral Development Bellevue , Washington
Topic #1: Integrated Treatment Approach: Using Neurochemistry to Guide Evidence Based Practice
Topic #2: From Despair to Empowerment: The Journey of Women in Dual Recovery

June 8: Family Care Resources
Little Red School House, Spokane, WA
Topic: Cultural Competency

June 17: I.E.E.C ( Inland Empire Education Corsortium)
Sponsored by: NEWTA (North East Washington Treatment Alternatives) Deaconess Health and Education Building
Topic: Integrated Treatment: Cluster B Personality Disorders & Substance Disorders…Toxicity, Character Defects, Personality Traits, and Personality Disorders – Where Does One Stop and the Other Begin?

June 22: 2005 Institute on Addictions Treatment Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Seattle, WA
Keynote Presentation: Remembering…Why We Are Here and Who We Are Here For
Workshop: From Pre-Contemplation to Maintenance: The Treatment of Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Disorders

July 7: Texas Association of Addition Professionals & NAADAC (The Association of Addiction Professionals) Corpus Christi, Texas
Topic: From Despair to Empowerment: The Journey of Women in Recovery

July 22: Virginia Summer Institute for Addictions Studies Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center/VCU
The College of William and Mary Williamsburg , Virginia
Topic: From Despair to Empowerment: The Journey of Women in Recovery

August 18: 18th Annual Northwest Conference on Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Health
The Institute for Integral Development Colorado Springs , Colorado

August 25: Merrill Scott Symposium Yakima, Washington
Keynote Topic: Healing the Brain and Facilitating Change: A Holistic Approach to Treating Addiction Workshop

September 9th & 10th: Montana Council on Problem Gambling Great Falls, Montana
Two Day Conference Presentation: Integrated Treatment Approach

September 13th: DASA Annual Co-Occurring Disorders Conference Wenatchee, Washington
Keynote and Workshop Presentation

October 7th: Brigid Collins Family Support Center St. Lukes Health Education Center Bellingham , Washington
Topic: Motivational Interviewing

Phone: (509) 258-7314
Email: rhonda@mckillipbasics.com