Economic Empowerment for Survivors of Domestic Violence with Missy Kloos

December 15, 2011

This webinar explores the benefits of economic empowerment programs ineffectively serving survivors of domestic violence. We will define financial abuse and give examples, including tactics such as identity theft, blocked access to finances, and ruined credit. We will also provide practical tools for service providers who work with victims of domestic violence and financial abuse and detail the successes of our Economic Empowerment program.

Working Towards Recovery with Kasey Moyer

November 17, 2011

Kasey presents on Nebraska's only consumer run supported employment program. She looks at SAMHSA's Evidence Based Practice of Supported Employment and the integration of recovery principles within this model.

Coalition Building with Nancy Snider & David Oaks

September 30, 2011

Founding Board Members of the Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition facilitate a hands-on webinar discussing:

  • Types of coalitions, and initial steps in coalition building
  • Finding common ground among diverse groups run by mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors
  • Reaching out to allies such as the cross-disability community and supportive family members
  • Lessons learned from the Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition's experience starting a coalition from scratch with few resources
  • Action steps to take in building and/or sustaining a coalition in your own region

Conditions that may Masquerade as Depression with Chris Cooke & Marnie Loomis

September 22, 2011

Dr. Chris Cooke graduated from National College of Natural Medicine with honors in research in 2006 and is in private practice at NCNM Clinic. Dr. Marnie Loomis is a naturopathic physician, administrator and adjunct faculty member of the National College of Natural Medicine, the oldest accredited college of naturopathic medicine in North America. Besides helping students and alumni in her role as NCNM’s director of Professional Formation and Career Services, Dr. Loomis is a popular and lively public speaker who appears on local TV news programs and for public and professional audiences throughout the country. A 2000 graduate of NCNM, Dr. Loomis had a private practice in Aloha, Oregon, prior to joining her alma mater. She has published extensively in Naturopathic Doctor News & Review, is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians’ House of Delegates and is actively involved in the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners.

An Overview: Chinese Medicine with Dr. Roger Batchelor

September 21, 2011

Roger Batchelor began studying natural therapies in 1983. He graduated from SW Acupuncture College in New Mexico in 1987. Public health then became a ten-year career, working for Central City Concern as an LAc primarily at Hooper Detox Center. He taught acupuncture and qigong at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, traveling to China repeatedly for further study. Completing a clinical doctorate in 2005 led to becoming an OCOM department chair and participating in multiple research projects. Roger began teaching classically based acupuncture at NCNM in 2009. He enjoys being with his family, bicycling as a main mode of transport, community gardening, and yoga classes.