2011 Conference - Schedule

Friday, October 28, 2011*

Time Speaker Presentation/Activity Room
10:00am – 6:00pm **Conference registration open Rincon room
6:30pm – 9:30pm Ice Cream Ice Breaker engrained, 2nd Floor
6:30pm – 9:30pm **Conference registration engrained, 2nd Floor

Saturday, October 29, 2011*

Time Speaker Presentation/Activity Room
6:30am MU Building doors open MU building
7:00am – 5:30pm Registration Rincon Room
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast*** Ventana B
8:30am – 8:45am Jim Schwartz Welcome Ventana B
8:45am – 9:45am Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley Finding Hope After the Loss of a Spouse Ventana B
9:45am – 10:00am Break, Transit time
Concurrent Session I
10:00am – 11:30am Barbara Joy, PhD (ABD) Grief and Loss: Dispelling Myths and Misinformation Ventana A
10:00am – 11:30am Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley Depression & Suicide Ventana B
10:00am – 11:30am Caryn Kondo Parenting the Grieving Child Coconino
10:00am – 11:30am Ron Friesen Men’s Grief: Myths and Misconceptions Ventana C
11:30am – 11:45am Break, Transit time
11:45am – 1:15pm Lunch*** Ventana B
11:45am – 12:15pm Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley Book Signing (during lunch) Ventana B
12:40pm – 1:05pm Sarah Taylor Music Therapy (during lunch) Ventana B
Concurrent Session II
1:15pm – 2:45pm Dr. Sandi Howlett Journaling as a Grief Healing Strategy Ventana B
1:15pm – 2:45pm Ellen Gerst Love After Loss: Writing the Rest of Your Story Ventana A
1:15pm – 2:45pm Tisha Diffie Before it Becomes After Coconino
1:15pm – 2:45pm Dr. Beth Waddel Everyday Wisdom: Reclaiming Your Life After Loss Ventana C
2:45pm – 3:00pm Break, Transit time
Concurrent Session III
3:00pm – 4:30pm Dr. Gabrielle Lawrence Healing Severe, Complicated, Traumatic Grief Ventana A
3:00pm – 4:30pm Jim Schwartz, CFP Will I be OK, Financially? Ventana C
3:00pm – 4:30pm Joyce Vidal-Thornburg Self-Care: A Holistic Approach Ventana B
3:00pm – 4:30pm Rosie Romero Jr. Owning a Home: What do I Need to Know? Coconino
4:30pm – 4:45pm Break, Transit time
4:45pm – 5:45pm Ilene McCauley Legal Issues & Documents Ventana B

Sunday, October 30, 2011*

Time Speaker Presentation/Activity Room
6:30am MU Building doors open
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast*** Ventana B
Concurrent Session IV
8:30am – 9:30am Jennifer Collins-Taylor Connecting Through Courageous Conversations Ventana B
8:30am – 9:30am John Walter Car Care 101 Coconino
8:30am – 9:30am Nicole Gurley Long-Term Care: Who Will Take Care of Me? Ventana A
8:30am – 9:30am Phil Jay Basics of Mortgages, Refinancing, and Credit Ventana C
9:30am – 9:45am Break, Transit time
Concurrent Session V
9:45am – 10:45am Chaplain Jeffrey Paparone Spirituality in Grief: We Allow Tears – Discovering the Blessings of Expressing One’s Grief Ventana C
9:45am – 10:45am Christy Thompson Bankruptcy, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Credit Ventana A
9:45am – 10:45am Michael Malasnik Health Insurance: Coverage in a Changing Environment Ventana B
9:45am – 10:45am Jim Schwartz How to Start Your Own WTW Grief Support Group Coconino
10:45am – 11:00am Break, Transit time
11:00am – 11:50am Dr. Gabrielle Lawrence & Joyce Vidal-Thornburg Dealing with the Holidays Ventana B
11:50am – 12:00pm Jim Schwartz Closing Remarks Ventana B
12:00pm – 12:30pm Dr. Gabrielle Lawrence & Joyce Vidal-Thornburg Remembrance Ceremony Ventana B
12:30pm — End of Conference —

*Event Schedule subject to change without prior notice

**To minimize waiting in lines, we highly recommend you stop by the Rincon room, 2nd Floor, MU Building, on Friday to complete your registration and pick up your nametag.

*** For those registering 10/23/2011 and after: the two breakfasts and one lunch are NOT included in the price. Meals are on you own. The MU building has a number of fast food vendors in the lower level and main level which are open for Saturday lunch. These vendors are not open during breakfast time. For information on the vendors and their schedules, click HERE.

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