Speakers

Navara Reardon
Navara Reardon
Raising Resilience Holistic Mental Wellness, Inc
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Navara Reardon is a LCSW and currently employed at Raising Resilience Holistic Mental Wellness, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Navara has been married for 21 years and her family supported the community through fostering for nearly five years and became a permanent family for one child. Navara was appointed a role on the Citizen Review Panel for Region 1 in 2019 and has experience working in community mental health as well as state government. She was the recipient of a Focus on the Family scholarship to become a TBRI practitioner. As a recipient, she is required to provide services for one family per year. Knowing the need is great in our community, she partnered with community organizations to provide the training, free. Navara’s post graduate training includes TBRI practitioner, EMDR practitioner, Brainspotting, Level 1 Gottman Therapist, TF-CBT, IFS, Certified Brain Coach and a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. She is working toward becoming a registered play therapist. In her free time, she enjoys offering free TBRI training to families, researching, coaching basketball, hiking, wild-crafting herbs and making natural medicines for her family and friends.”
She, Her, Hers
Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)


Carmalin Resz
Carmalin Resz
The Walker Center
Director of Clinical Service and Performance
Carmalin Resz has a Master of Science in Psychology and is credentialed as an ICADC ( Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) and a MAC (Master Addiction Counselor with NAADAC). She has 29 years of experience working within substance abuse treatment, 25 of those years with Walker Center. In 2005, Carmalin began researching the benefits of gender specific treatment and was vital in planning and implementing the highly effective gender specific programming at our residential center. Her strong interests are in Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Organizational Psychology.
She, Her, Hers
Chronic Disease Model for Treating Addiction


Beronica Salazar
Beronica Salazar
Northwest Nazarene University
Assistant Professor
Beronica M. Salazar is a resident faculty member in the Graduate Counselor Education Department at Northwest Nazarene University and also serves as the Marriage, Couple, & Family Counseling Program Coordinator. Dr. Salazar also has a clinical background in organizations that focus on providing services to diverse and underserved populations. Much of her clinical experience has included working with trauma survivors, and high-risk clients. Dr. Salazar’s passion for the Latinx population has heavily influenced her work.
She, Her, Hers
The Onerous Journey of Walking Alongside Diverse Clients to Improve Outcomes


Kelcey Schmitz
Kelcey Schmitz
University of Washington SMART Center
School Mental Health Director of the Northwest MHTTC
Kelcey Schmitz, MSEd, is the Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and School Mental Health Training and Technical Assistance Specialist at the University of Washington School Mental Health, Assessment, Research and Training (SMART) Center. Kelcey has been involved in many Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) efforts providing training, coaching, and evaluation to schools, districts, families and community organizations to support the social, emotional, and behavioral strengths and needs of students within an MTSS framework.
She, Her, Hers
Supporting School Mental Health: An Introduction to the Northwest MHTTC


Tracey Sutton
Tracey Sutton
Heritage Health-Family Support Services
Manager of Therapy Services
Tracey is the Manager of Therapy Services for Heritage Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Services offered to the North Idaho community served by Heritage Health include individual, family and group therapy as well as mental health treatment for students within five local school districts. Originally from Long Island, NY, Tracey loves the outdoor recreation that North Idaho has to offer. Kayaking, hiking, gardening and biking are her favorite ways to spend free time, unless it’s snowing, and then cross-country skiing becomes the way to enjoy nature with family and friends.
She, Her, Hers
A Solution-Focused Approach to Using the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)


Deborah Thomas
Deborah Thomas
The Walker Center
CEO
Debbie is the Chief Executive Officer of the Walker Center and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor holding a NAADAC credential as MAC (Master Addiction Counselor).  Debbie has worked in the behavioral health field for over 30 years. She has a passion for helping others and enjoys teaching.  Treatment is about providing Hope and engaging an entire support system into the process of change.
She, Her, Hers
Chronic Disease Model for Treating Addiction


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Craig Ward
Marimn Health Center, Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Behavioral Health Director
Craig is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 23 years of clinical practice, including 15 years providing services to Alaska Native and American Indian populations. He has been the Behavioral Health Director at Marimn Health since July, 2019. Prior to this position, he was the Behavioral Health Director for Ketchikan Indian Community in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is familiar with Southeast Alaska Native traditions and culture and served as the Chair of the Alaska Native Health Board’s Tribal Behavioral Health Directors committee. He has advocated for Tribes on behavioral health issues with the States of Alaska and Idaho, and with the United States Government Health and Human Services and Indian Health Services. He loves working for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and learning about the Traditions and Culture of our people. Craig is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Idaho and Alaska. He has a passion for helping families overcome addiction and mental illness problems that negatively affect their quality of life. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
He, Him, His
Understanding the Native American Experience: Coeur d'Alene Perspective on Behavioral Health and Wellness


Brhe Zolber
Brhe Zolber
St. Luke’s
Clinical Supervisor
Brhe Zolber, LCPC, RPT is a clinical supervisor at St. Luke’s Center for Neurobehavioral Medicine. Brhe is passionate about working with children, teenagers and their families. She uses strengths-based, person-centered approaches while also incorporating creative and play therapies. Brhe earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boise State University and her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in Grief, Trauma and Crisis from Northwest Nazarene University. Brhe is also a Registered Play Therapist. In her free time Brhe enjoys spending time with her family doing anything outdoors.
She, Her, Hers
A Solution-Focused Approach to Using the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)