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Avera and Hazelden 2nd Annual Symposium

Sep 11, 2014
8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Presentation Room at Prairie Center (previously Classroom A)
Sioux Falls, SD

Many issues can present challenges surrounding a Healthcare Professional’s level of well being. This Symposium will provide pertinent information and resources relative to proactive self-care along with clinical and supportive measures associated with maintaining and/or regaining optimal levels of well being for the Healthcare Practitioner.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Registration is from 7:30 - 8:00 am.   Light breakfast will be served.

Fees & Payment

There is no charge to attend this event.


Continuing Education

Continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and social workers will be applied for.


This presentation is available via videoconference.  To participate, please contact your local videoconferencing site coordinator by September 5, 2014.  Participants should also register using the registration site and state ‘Videoconferencing’ in the comments box.

Special Accomodations

Please indicate in the comments box if you need special food or accommodations as afforded by regulations outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act and consistent with Avera’s commitment to encouraging accessibility to continuing education for all individuals.

Agenda (PDF Version)

 7:30 – 8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast


8:00 – 8:05 am: Welcome & Opening Prayer
                        Craig Kindrat, LPC, LMFT, LAC, Manager, Avera BHS


8:05 - 9:40 am: Trends, Treatment and Transformation-Changing
the Course of Addiction in the Health Care Profession

                       Marc J. Myer, MD, Health Care Professionals Program          
                       Director, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Center City, MN


9:40 – 9:50 am: Refreshment Break


9:50 – 10:25am:  Addressing the Heart of the Healer:
                           Physician Stress & Burnout
                          Jill Kruse, DO, Avera Medical Group, Brookings, SD


10:25 – 10:45am: Pertinent Issues Involving the Healthcare 
Professional in Recovery

                           Maria Eining, MA, LPC-MH, LAC, QMHP,  
                           Executive Director, SD Health Professionals Assistance


10:45 – 11:15am: Speaker Panel / Q &A


11:15am:             Drawings and Closing Commentary   

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Thu, September 11 8:00 AM to 11:15 AM Presentation Room at Prairie Center (previously Classroom A)

Location Details

  • Presentation Room at Prairie Center (previously Classroom A)
    1000 E. 23rd Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105