Thank you to everyone who made the 2019 Annual Statewide OCEACT Conference a success!


Keynote speaker, Pascale Jean-Noel, speaking on positionality.






Keynote speaker, Lidia Yuknavitch, speaking on the beauty of being a misfit.






Keynote speaker, Pat Corrigan, speaking on the stigma effect.

The 2019 OCEACT Conference was held on
Tuesday June 11th (8 am to 5 pm) and Wedesday June 12th, 2019 (8 am to  noon).

Team Leader Networking and Pre-Conference Workshop:   On Monday June 10th from noon to 5,


CH2M Hill Alumni Center
Oregon State University
725 SW 26th St.
Covrvallis, OR 97331

If you would like additional information, please contact Heidi Herinckx.  Contact information for conference presenters will be available in the OCEACT 2019 Bios document.



Keynote Presentations

Pascale Jean-Noel

My Positionality and How that Impacts My Seat at the Table

Pat Corrigan

The Stigma Effect: Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Some Anti-Stigma Programs

Breakout Session Presentations

Pascale Jean-Noel

How Does My Positionality Impact My Relationship With My Supervisees and the Connection with Our Clients

John Mahan

Contingency Management: An Evidence-Based Approach to Improving Treatment Adherence

Medical Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Bupenorphine-Naloxone, Extended-Release Naltrexone, Methadone and Rescue Naloxone

Lance Dickison

Transference, Countertransference and Treatment Interfering Behavior in Professionals 

Paula Emerick

Facilitating a Multifamily Group on an ACT Team

Kris Cooley & Lisa Schiro

Two Models One World: IPS and ACT Discussion

Renee Yandel

Naloxone Training

Michael Oyster

Billing Strategies

Claire Anderson & Joseph Bonnell

How to Not Be Perfect: Providing Affirming Care for People who are LGBTQ+

Alyssa Kerlinger

2017-18 OCEACT ACT Program Evaluation – Focus Group Discussion Findings

2017-2018 Oregon ACT Program Evaluation – Stakeholder Coordination Findings

Coos Health and Wellness ACT Team & Tillamook Family Counseling Center ACT Team

The Windy Road to ACT Certification in Rural Communities

Implementing ACT in Rural Communities

Derek Weaver & Caroline Owczarzak

Be Yourself and Bring Snacks: Engagement Strategies

Christina Lindsey & Dee Conley

The Power of Language

Pat Corrigan

Coming Out Proud Workbook

Erin Kinavey Wennerstrom & Anders Wennerstrom

Compassion  Fatigue and Self Care

Heidi Herinckx

Oregon ACT Program Outcomes 2018

Anna Mapes,  Sandra Gore,  & Eva Ovenson

Metabolic Syndrome and Its Impact on People with Serious Mental Illness

Emily Frey & Kelsey Sandage

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Assertive Community Treatment