2011 Conference - Schedule

Friday, October 28, 2011*

10:00am – 6:00pm**Conference registration openRincon room
6:30pm – 9:30pmIce Cream Ice Breakerengrained, 2nd Floor
6:30pm – 9:30pm**Conference registrationengrained, 2nd Floor

Saturday, October 29, 2011*

6:30amMU Building doors openMU building
7:00am – 5:30pmRegistrationRincon Room
7:00am – 8:30amBreakfast***Ventana B
8:30am – 8:45amJim SchwartzWelcomeVentana B
8:45am – 9:45amDrs. Gloria and Heidi HorsleyFinding Hope After the Loss of a SpouseVentana B
9:45am – 10:00amBreak, Transit time
Concurrent Session I
10:00am – 11:30amBarbara Joy, PhD (ABD)Grief and Loss: Dispelling Myths and MisinformationVentana A
10:00am – 11:30amDrs. Gloria and Heidi HorsleyDepression & SuicideVentana B
10:00am – 11:30amCaryn KondoParenting the Grieving ChildCoconino
10:00am – 11:30amRon FriesenMen’s Grief: Myths and MisconceptionsVentana C
11:30am – 11:45amBreak, Transit time
11:45am – 1:15pmLunch***Ventana B
11:45am – 12:15pmDrs. Gloria and Heidi HorsleyBook Signing (during lunch)Ventana B
12:40pm – 1:05pmSarah TaylorMusic Therapy (during lunch)Ventana B
Concurrent Session II
1:15pm – 2:45pmDr. Sandi HowlettJournaling as a Grief Healing StrategyVentana B
1:15pm – 2:45pmEllen GerstLove After Loss: Writing the Rest of Your StoryVentana A
1:15pm – 2:45pmTisha DiffieBefore it Becomes AfterCoconino
1:15pm – 2:45pmDr. Beth WaddelEveryday Wisdom: Reclaiming Your Life After LossVentana C
2:45pm – 3:00pmBreak, Transit time
Concurrent Session III
3:00pm – 4:30pmDr. Gabrielle LawrenceHealing Severe, Complicated, Traumatic GriefVentana A
3:00pm – 4:30pmJim Schwartz, CFPWill I be OK, Financially?Ventana C
3:00pm – 4:30pmJoyce Vidal-ThornburgSelf-Care: A Holistic ApproachVentana B
3:00pm – 4:30pmRosie Romero Jr.Owning a Home: What do I Need to Know?Coconino
4:30pm – 4:45pmBreak, Transit time
4:45pm – 5:45pmIlene McCauleyLegal Issues & DocumentsVentana B

Sunday, October 30, 2011*

6:30amMU Building doors open
7:00am – 8:30amBreakfast***Ventana B
Concurrent Session IV
8:30am – 9:30amJennifer Collins-TaylorConnecting Through Courageous ConversationsVentana B
8:30am – 9:30amJohn WalterCar Care 101Coconino
8:30am – 9:30amNicole GurleyLong-Term Care: Who Will Take Care of Me?Ventana A
8:30am – 9:30amPhil JayBasics of Mortgages, Refinancing, and CreditVentana C
9:30am – 9:45amBreak, Transit time
Concurrent Session V
9:45am – 10:45amChaplain Jeffrey PaparoneSpirituality in Grief: We Allow Tears – Discovering the Blessings of Expressing One’s GriefVentana C
9:45am – 10:45amChristy ThompsonBankruptcy, Foreclosures, Short Sales, CreditVentana A
9:45am – 10:45amMichael MalasnikHealth Insurance: Coverage in a Changing EnvironmentVentana B
9:45am – 10:45amJim SchwartzHow to Start Your Own WTW Grief Support GroupCoconino
10:45am – 11:00amBreak, Transit time
11:00am – 11:50amDr. Gabrielle Lawrence & Joyce Vidal-ThornburgDealing with the HolidaysVentana B
11:50am – 12:00pmJim SchwartzClosing RemarksVentana B
12:00pm – 12:30pmDr. Gabrielle Lawrence & Joyce Vidal-ThornburgRemembrance CeremonyVentana 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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