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Southern KY Trauma & Addiction Summit

April 26, 2023

Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners,
Social Work, Licensed Professional
Counselors, Alcohol/Drug Counselors,
Marriage and Family Therapist,
Physician Assistants, EMS, Community
Health Workers and other health

Cost & Information
This is a FREE Event provided
by the Lake Cumberland District
Health Department and


At the end of this conference
participants will be able to:

  • Discuss stigma and social determinants of health.
  • Create a culture and message focusing on person-first language.
  • Understand accessing recovery capital, and the need for supporting all pathways of recovery.
  • Recognize how clients respond on multiple levels of treatment when counseling is filtered through their own cultural experiences.


Agenda April 26, 2023
8:30 – 9:00 pm Registration
9:00 –10:00 pm Community Resource Session Community Partners
10:00–12:00 pm Recovery Capital: Assets, Not Abstinence Keynote speaker Alex Elswick, PhD UK Family Sciences
12:00–1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00–2:00 pm Co-occurring Disorder/Trauma Leon Ellison Jr, PH.D., LPCC-S, LPCC-S Lake Cumberland Recovery
2:00–3:00 pm How Harm Reduction Really Works Meghan Gilmore, BA UK Harm Reduction
3:00–4:00 pm Recovery Messaging: Our Words Are
More Powerful Than We Know Tara Moseley Hyde,CEO, People Advocating Recovery People Advocating Recovery
4:00 pm Adjournment




April 26, 2023


Lake Cumberland District Health Department

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