Mission Possible 2023: Building a Village
Mission Possible 2023: Building a Village
Join us in-person at our 26th Annual Mission Possible event in Lufkin, Texas.
March 28 - 29, 2023

Join your colleagues and peers at the 26th Annual Mission Possible Conference on Wednesday, March 28-29, at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin, Texas.

This multi-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 will apply for about 9.5 hours of continuing education credit, including 3 ethics hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs. The Ethics Workshop will be held on March 28 at the pre-conference event. 

Nurses: This nursing continuing professional development activity will apply for approximately 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 will apply for approximately 6.5 hours by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. 

Conference Theme: Building a Village - Connection is the Key to Recovery

Conference Objectives:

- Participants will identify and analyze methods of fostering connections among community agencies and organizations.
- Participants will identify the needs and concerns of individuals who are navigating recovery.
- Participants will learn how to effectively collaborate on treatment modalities for positive recovery.

    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

    Tentative Agenda
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Three-hour ethics workshop for mental health professionals (social work and LPC), including one hour of Texas-specific ethics.
    8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
    8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
    Conference Check-in
    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
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
    1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    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
    Registration Fees

    EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

    Peer/Family Member - $30.00

    Students - $30.00

    General Public (No CE) - $65.00

    Professional* (With CE) - $70.00 

    *Pre-Conference Ethics Workshop Included with Professional Rate

    Pre-Conference Only: $30.00


    GENERAL REGISTRATION (AFTER FEBRUARY 28)

    Peer/Family Member - $35.00

    Students - $35.00

    General Public (No CE) - $75.00

    Professional* (With CE) - $80.00

    *Pre-Conference Ethics Workshop Included with Professional Rate

    Pre-Conference Only: $35.00

    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

    Mental Health Professionals: This program will apply for about 9.5 hours of continuing education credit, including 3 ethics hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs. The Ethics Workshop will be held on March 28 at the pre-conference event. 

    Nurses: This nursing continuing professional development activity will apply for approximately 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 will apply for approximately 6.5 hours by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals.