Susan Li Conference


Eighth Annual Susan Li Conference July 16 & 17, 2015
Mental Health and Addiction: Where Do They Meet?

July 16 Keynote Speaker, Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
15 Strategies for Engaging the Most Difficult-to-Reach Clients with Co-Occurring and Mental Health Disorders

Mark Sanders is a member of the faculty for the addictions studies program at Governors State University. He is an international speaker in the addictions field, whose presentations have reached thousands throughout the Caribbean Islands, Europe, Canada and the United States including Youth Outreach, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Nashville Public School System, Northwestern Hospital Stone Institute of Psychiatry, Hazelden Foundation and several branches of the United States Armed Forces.

Mark is an author of four books and numerous articles and manuals. Two of his stories were published in the New York Times best-selling book series, “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Programs presented in his workshops are being implemented throughout the world.

July 17 Keynote Speaker, Jesse Viner MD
Neuroscience, Addiction and Recovery

Following his education at Yale, The Chicago Medical School, Northwestern University Medical School Psychiatry Residency and The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Dr. Viner has over three decades of experience applying the knowledge of psychiatry and psychoanalysis to the challenge of creating meaningful and pragmatically effective treatment programs.

He is on the faculty of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, where he also served seven years on the Board of Trustees, an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Viner is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Viner created Yellowbrick in recognition of the specialized needs of emerging adults and their families, and the necessity for a treatment system that addressed the unique challenges of the transition into adulthood.

Dr. Viner is parent to six emerging adult sons and daughters.

Additional Conference Information

Attendees will receive 12 CEUs from the Indiana Professional Licensing agency (IPLA) and the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

The 2015 Susan Li Conference registration fee is $150 per person for two full days or $90 for one day. Early bird registration before June 30, 2015 is $125 for two days and $75 for one day. Lunch will be provided each day. Booth space is available for $250. Set up is from 7am-8am on July 16 and displays will be taken down July 17 at 1pm. Click here to register for the conference or a booth!

Conference will be held at the Fairbanks Recovery Center, 8102A Clearvista Parkway, Indianapolis, IN 46256. For more information, contact Susan Day.

Here are some of this year's other presentation topics. Stay tuned for more detailed information!

Relationship Detox - Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
LOGO Therapy - Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
Holistic Approaches to Treatment and Recovery - Various
Day Two Keynote: Neuroscience, Addiction and Recovery - Jesse Viner, MD
Dirty Words and Damaging Messages: Keys to Addiction and Recovery - Scott Watson, MA, LCAC, SAP, NCC
Advancing Recovery Support in Indiana: PEERS Recovery - Kim Manlove, IAIC Director

Nearby Hotel Options

The Hampton Inn

Residence Inn

Drury Inn
Please contact the hotels directly and ask for the Fairbanks rate.