University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
One Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
The program is set for our Eleventh Annual Conference to be held at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Please see our list of speakers and topics below. The conference is FREE for DBSA support group participants; however, we will ask for a donation, $10 is suggested, upon check-in. Your donations help defray our expenses, which include the continental breakfast and lunch we will provide. To register, use the form at the bottom of this page, or contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 888-829-2483. Please include contact information and your DBSA chapter’s name if you register by email or phone.
We are pleased to welcome back Carol Kivler, MS, CSP, as our peer keynote speaker. Carol spoke about her journey to wellness as the keynote speaker at our first conference in 2007. She is the founder and President of Courageous Recovery with the mission to promote mental wellness through education and eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness.
Morning sessions, plenary
Carol Rickard, LCSW, TTS. Navigating Change in Life & Recovery!
Naomi Sims Keynote: Carol Kivler, MS, CSP, Mental Health Speaker, Author, Trainer and Consumer Advocate. Will I Ever Be the Same Again? A Recovery Story
Afternoon workshops, split sessions
Carol Kivler, MS, CSP. Mental Health Recovery Boosters!
Barbara White, New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse. Can You Hear Me Now? The Art of Listening
Michele LeBaw, MA, LCADC, Carrier Clinic. Let It Go! Understanding Radical Acceptance
Beverly Burns, M Ed, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. Laughter Wellness Exercise for Mental, Emotional and Physical Destressing!
The conference location, UMCPP, One Plainsboro Rd, Plainsboro NJ 08536 is shown on this Google map. Parking is in Lot V2 as shown on the map to the left.
Please use the form below to register.
The conference will start at 9:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:00 AM at which time continental breakfast will be provided. Lunch, also provided, will include salads and deli sandwiches, including vegetarian selections. If you have additional dietary restrictions, feel free to let us know in the comment field, but please be aware that we may not be able to accommodate those restrictions. We will let you know. Thank you!
As of 11:15 PM on August 4, registration has closed.