Mission Possible 2022: Ignite the Fire
Mission Possible 2022: Ignite the Fire
Join us in-person at our 25th Annual Mission Possible event in Lufkin, TX.
June 28 - 29, 2022

Join your peers to IGNITE THE FIRE with Mission Possible on Wednesday, June 29 at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin, Texas. This all-day conference will offer continuing education contact hours for counselors, social workers, LMFTs, nurses, certified case managers, and activity professionals. 
Mental Health professionals: This program has applied for 6.75 hours of continuing education credit including 3 ethics hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs.
Nurses: This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved for 6.5 hours by Louisiana State Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Activity Professionals: This activity has been approved for 6.75 hours by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. 

Conference Objectives:

  • Participants will learn strategies to effectively combat burnout, renew empathy, and improve personal wellness.
  • Participants will explore techniques for serving culturally diverse populations and for providing trauma-informed care services
  • Participants will identify and build partnerships with community agencies and gain resources to help improve service delivery.

Interested Audiences:

  • Mental Health and Nursing Professionals
  • Educators and Organizations Serving Youth and Schools
  • Health, Wellness, and Community-based Organizations
  • Elderly and Alzheimer’s Focused Providers
  • Consumers and the general public

Pre-conference Sessions
Chose from Adult or Youth Mental Health First Aid workshops will be offered on Tuesday, June 28.
These pre-conference workshops will each offer about 8 hours of CEs for social work, LPC, and LMFT.

Conference Agenda
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Burke's Mental Health First Aid team will provide Youth MHFA training on Tuesday, June 28.
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Burke's Mental Health First Aid team will provide Adult MHFA training on Tuesday, June 28.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Save time on Conference Morning by checking in with us early. Available to all conference attendees.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Conference Registration, Exhibit Hall Open and Light Breakfast Served
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Conference introduction and morning keynote.
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tremendous gains have been made in understanding the science and basic biology underlying Alzheimer's and other dementias. These advances are leading to great strides in strategies for prevention, detection, diagnostics, and therapeutic interventions.
Mindfulness can be an elusive concept for many mental health professionals. We have plenty of guided scripts for mindfulness, but we are often taught the script without learning the foundational components.
Presenters will showcase the collaboration of the Texas Health Institute and Stephen F. Austin State University School of Social Work on a community project in East Texas: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Planning Initiative.
Ethical Practice in Cultural Awareness and Application of a Multicultural Orientation
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Where we are with mental health and why we are where we are in child psychiatry.
This interactive presentation will provide participants with body-based practices for all levels of physical ability to help increase energy, enhance mindfulness, release tension, reduce stress, and restore calm.
Ethical Practice in Cultural Awareness and Application of a Multicultural Orientation (continuation of the morning workshop)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Have you ever felt on the brink of feeling like the clients that your serve? Research has shown that mental health workers are vulnerable to fatigue and burnout. So many may ask "How do I combat these feelings?"
Exploring what the data reveals concerning current substance use trends as well as possible upcoming trends. An in-depth examination of what youth are experimenting with and how substances (legal & illegal) are impacting our area.
This presentation will help the attendees understand basic DEI principles, learn ways to explore and uncover self-biases and learn to engage better with clients and coworkers with a multicultural mindset.
This presentation will help improve the personal wellness of individuals with Alzheimer's and their caregivers and provide new techniques for delivering patient care services.
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Exhibitors
Sponsors
Planning Sponsors
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LOCATION
Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 North 2nd Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
Map
Location: Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 North 2nd Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
FAQs

Meals
Registration includes a morning continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch.

Parking
Parking is available in parking lots to the North and South of the Pitser Garrison Civic Center 

Special Assistance
For information on special accommodations, including dietary restrictions, please, contact  Kinnie Reina at least one week before the event.

Disclaimer
In exchange for assistance with program costs (i.e. speaker expenses, refreshments, etc.), displays of company products, literature, samples, services, and other items may be permitted. Such displays do not constitute an endorsement of the products or services.

Continuing Education Information
Social Workers, LMFTs, LPCs, and LMFTS
This program has applied for 6.75 hours of continuing education credit including 3 ethics hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs.

Nurses
Nursing contact hours of 6.75 hours will be applied for.

Activity Professionals
The conference will also apply for CE hours for activity professionals.