Adult Schedule

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Schedule and Location

Yakima Convention Center
10 North 8th Street, Yakima, WA 98901
Toll-free: 800-221-0751
Local: 509-575-6062

Participants can earn up to thirteen (13) Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for the general conference, with three (3) extra on Sunday (limited space, $25 additional fee applies).

Conference Program

Conference program coming soon. The program will include descriptions and speakers all in one place. (Low resolution file for digital download.) Participants will also receive a printed version onsite at check in.


Adult Schedule | Sunday, November 6

9:30 - 4:30 p.m.Washington Provider Meeting
9:30 - 3:30 p.m.DBHR Agenda
2:00 - 8:00 p.m.Early Registration/Check-in
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.It's Personal: Sharing Your Brand with the Media - Raquel Eatmon
4:45 - 5:45 p.m.It's Personal: Executive Series (Invite Only)
4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Drug Free Communities Meeting
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.Volunteer Meeting
7:30-10:00 p.m.Youth Activities (See youth schedule for details)

Adult Schedule | Monday, November 7

7:15 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast/Registration Check-In
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.Welcome (Youth/Adult combined)
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.Break
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.Adult Keynote: Rodney Wambeam - Boomers, Xers, and Millennials: How new research on generations can inform the future of prevention.
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 - 12:00 p.m.Adult Workshops Session I
1. Mentoring - Pamela Gant
2. Help! Which Direction Am I Heading? - Michele Rastovich
3. Cultural Cometency - Rudy Garza
4. Tobacco 21 Panel - David Horn, Lindsay Hovind, Drew Bouton
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch (Combined Youth/Adult)
Keynote - Empowering Ideas: Social Media 101, Virginia Johnson
1:15 - 1:30 p.m.Break
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.EBP Panel & Visual Representation of EBPs - Nancy Fiander, AnaMaria Diaz
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.Break
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.Adult Workshops Session II
1. You Have the Power: Achieving Success through Effective Community Strategy and Communication with Policymakers - Julie Peterson, Mary Segawa
2. E-cigarettes & Marijuana - Whitney Pennington
3. Using Focus Groups to Inform Prevention Evaluation - Dr. Rebecca Sero, WSU
4. Take the Floor Workshop (Part 1) - Raquel Eatmon
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.Break
4:15 - 5:45 p.m.Adult Workshops Session III
1. Identify, Understand & Engage: Effective Marketing Through Story Telling - Virginia Johnson
2. Motivational Interviewing - Heidi Henson
3. Community Building - Jennifer Dorsett, Andi Ervin, Kristi Sharpe
4. Take the Floor Workshop (Part 2) - Raquel Eatmon
5:45 - 6:00 p.m.Break
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.Awards Ceremony Banquet Dinner (Youth/Adult combined)
7:30 - 10:30 p.m.Evening Activities (no CEHs)

Adult Schedule | Tuesday, November 8

7:15 - 8:15 a.m.Breakfast/Morning Sign-In
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.Adult Keynote: TBA
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.Break
9:45 - 11:15 a.m.Adult Forums
1. Developing LGBTQ Support Programs in Your Community - Erin Honseler
2. Youth Development and Cultural Competency - Deepa Bhandaru
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.Break
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch/Closing (Youth/Adult combined)
- 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Closing Keynote: Luis Ortega - Storytelling for Change
- 12:45 - 1:00 p.m. Evaluations/Certificates
1:00 p.m.Conference Adjourned - Drive safe!