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The 41st Annual Fall Institute

Current Topics in Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing

September 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2019

Location

The Pines Lodge, Beaver Creek

Organized by:

Mary Bobye, Carolyn Dacres, Cameron-k Garrett, Louise Suit, Ann Terrill

Presenters

Bari K Platter, Dawn Okeefe, Audrey Strock , Sarah Masten, 
Konoy Mandal, Louise Sammons, 
Alisa Sajadi, Aimee Tecahu

Mistress of Ceremonies

Mary Ann Scarpino

The 40th Annual Fall Institute

Past, Present and Future: Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing in Colorado

October 5, 6 and 7, 2018

Location

Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs

Organized by:

Mary Bobye, Carolyn Dacres, Cameron-k Garrett, Mary Schuchman, Ann Terrill

Presenters

Lorna Gail Dawson, Christen Hope, Epstein, Aileen Wright, Deb York

Panel Presenters

Diane Dean, Dorothy DeNiro, Marilynn Doenges, Louise Suit, Wayne Thrash, Holly Vause

Moderators

Linda Willits, Maureen Doran

The 39th Annual Fall Institute for Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses  Psychiatric Treatment Across the Lifespan

October 6, 7 and 8, 2017

Location

Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs

Organized by:

Mary Bobye, Mary Ciambelli, Carolyn Dacres, Cameron-k Garrett, Mary Schuchman

Presenters

Brenda Carmody, Delia Esparza, Leslie Murtagh, Richard Wallis, Mary Weber

Panel Presenters

Mary Ciambelli, Holly Covington, Linda Carlson Shaw

Moderator

Mary Ciambelli

The 38th Fall Institute for Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses (PAPN) LLC Clinical Topics for Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses: Old and New

September 16, 17 and 18, 2016

Location

The Village Hotel, Breckenridge, CO

Organized by:

Mary I. Bobye, Carolyn Dacres, Mary Ciambelli, Cameron-k Garrett, Mary Schuchman, Louise Suit

Presenters

Nancy Kehiayan, Ann Terrill, Emily Roby, Kimberly Johnson, Kip Doran, 

Panel Presenters

Cameron-k Garrett, Andreas Brueggler, Andrea White, Mary Bobye

The 37th Annual Fall Institute

Stepping Out of the Box to New Paths in Clinical Care

September 18, 19 and 20, 2015

Location 

The Village Hotel, Breckenridge

Organized by:

Mary  Bobye, Carolyn Dacres, Jane Anne Karl, Linda Shaw, Louise Suit

Presenters

Sally Mescher-Allen, Wayne Thrash, Francesca Quinn, Ted Henderson, Scott Turner, Matthew Williams

The 36th Annual Fall Institute

Integrating the Mind and Body into Your Clinical Practice

September 19, 20 and 21, 2014

Location

The Village Hotel, Breckenridge

Organized by:

Marie Cook, Carolyn Dacres, Jane Anne Karl, Louise Suit

Presenters

Jody Ryan, Matthew Williams, Mark Menolascino, Kathi McKnight, Marilee Boe, Abraham Nussbaum

The 35th Annual Fall Institute

Caring for Ourselves and Others: Clinical and Diagnostic Updates

September 27, 28 and 29, 2013

Location

Copper Mountain Resort, Copper Mountain

Organized by:

Marie Cook, Carolyn Dacres, Harriet Palmer-Willis, Louise Suit

Presenters

Steve Axtell, Bernadine Merker, Dianne Maroney, Mary Ann Bolkovatz, Marie Cook, Abraham Nussbaum

34th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Expert Insights: Advancing our Practice

September 21, 22 and 23, 2012

Location

The Inn at Silver Creek, Granby

Organized by:

Marie Cook, Carolyn Dacres, Jane Anne Karl, Louise Suit

Presenters

Scott Turner, Haleh Nekoorad-Long, Gail Dawson, Bernadine Merker, Jane Anne Karl, Steve Fisher

33rd Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Unique Perspectives for Advanced Practice Nursing 

September 23, 24 and 25, 2011

Location

The Great Divide Lodge, Breckenridge  

Organized by:

Marie Cook, Carolyn Dacres, Maureen Davis, Jane Karl, Louise Suit

Presenters

Penny Tanner, Gail Dawson, Dianne Maroney, Valerie Shinbaum, Abraham Nussbaum

32nd Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

New Directions: Innovative Practices  

September 24, 25 and 26, 2010

Location

The Great Divide Lodge, Breckenridge  

Organized by:

Carolyn Dacres, Maureen Davis, Jane Karl, Ruby Martinez, Louise Suit

Presenters

John Miller, Nazanin Bahraini, Sher Sauvé-Demo, Maureen Davis, Carl Clark, 

Meredith Chapman

31st Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Optimizing Health and Wellness  

September 25, 26 and 27, 2009

Location

The Great Divide Lodge, Breckenridge  

Organized by:

Wendy Bresee, Emily Jo Hasley, Katherine Carley, Carolyn Dacres, Jane Karl, Louise Suit

Presenters

Jean Armour, Wayne Thrash, William Lee, Sue Lee, Karin Dietrich, Jane Karl, Jody Ryan

30th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Across the  Life Span  

September 26, 27 and 28, 2008

Location

Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge 

Organized by:

Wendy Bresee, Pat Berndt, Carolyn Dacres, Diane Lind Dean, Jane Karl, Louise Suit

Presenters

Susan McCabe, Marty Reite, Megg Wheeldon, Colleen Todd, Ronnie Shaw, William Dodson

29th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Psychiatric Updates, 2007  

September 1 4, 15 and 16, 2007

Location

Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge 

Organized by:

Wendy Bresee, Lisa Morrison, Louise Suit

Presenters

Linda Pearson, Bert Dech, Linda Willits, Allison Van Fleet, Allisha Brosse, Susan McCabe, Pamela Mumby

28th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Psychiatric Care and Medical Conditions: The Big Picture

  September 22, 23 and 24, 2006

Location

Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge 

Organized by:

Wendy Bresee, Katie Knotts, Louise Suit, Beth Trimmer

Presenters

Robert Greene, Jann Shire, Charlyn Luppa, Pamela Staves, Pat Gillen, Deborah Sandella

27th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Providing Psychiatric Care In The Twenty-First Century

September 16, 17 and 18, 2005

Location

Winter Park Mountain Lodge, Winter Park

Organized by:

Wendy Bresee, Louise Suit

Presenters

Linda Pearson, Lisa Wilson, Sue Woodmansee, Cameron-k Garrett, Robert Eisel, Leslie Murtaugh

26th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Psychopharmacology and the Therapeutic Process  

October 18-19, 2004

Location

Winter Park Mountain Lodge, Winter Park

Organized by:

Denny Webster, Cameron-k Garret, Esther O’Sullivan, Wendy Bresee, 

Louise Suit

Presenters

Karen Dannewitz, Gordon Neligh, Amy Johnson, Julia Parisian, Paula Walker, Jane Jacobs, Jami Knight

25th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Changes, Challenges and Choices  

September 19-21, 2003

Location

The Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs

Organized by:

Linda Willits, Cameron-k Garrett, Anne Napier, Judy Murray, Vanessa Coats, Clydene Ross-Valier

Presenters

Carolyn Dacres, Wendy Bresee, Katherine Carley, Dayna Granston, Marianne Webb, Tammi Bailey, Pam Mumbly, Leslie Stevens,  Laurant Gordon Neligh, Becky Slomainy, Lorraine Kyle

24th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Evolving Modalities in Mental Health Care    

September 13 – 15, 2002

Location

Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs

Organized by:

Linda Willits, Cameron-k Garrett,Beth Trimmer, Judy Murray, Vanessa Coats, Dorothy DeNiro

Presenters

Denny Webster, Peter Nolan, Barbara Stratton, Gordon Neligh, Ruby Martinez, Nancy Kehiayan

23rd Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Inspiring Hope Across the Life Span  

October 5, 6, & 7, 2001

Location

YMCA Conference Center, Estes Park

Organized by:

Linda Willits, Cameron-k Garrett, Jan Johnson, Ruby Martinez, Judy Murray, Belinda Hamilton, Beth Trimmer, Carol Farina, Dianne Stille, Centennial  AHEC

Presenters

Martha Libster, Delia Esparza, Jane Hoffmann, Kay Foland, Judy Murray

22nd Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Creatively Caring for the Client with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness 

October 13, 14, and 15, 2000

Location

 Glen Eyrie Inn, Colorado Springs 

Organized by:

Esther O’Sullivan, Linda Willits, Carrie Downs, Beth Trimmer, Cameron-k Garrett, Jan Johnson, Ruby Martinez, Faye Marquez, Marianne Webb

Presenters

Kay Vaughn, Dayna Granston, Belinda Hamilton, Gordon Neligh, Robert Eisel

21st Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Global Psychiatric Nursing for the New Century

September 24, 25 and 26, 1999

Location

 Glen Eyrie Inn, Colorado Springs 

Organized by:

Cameron-k Garrett, Dorothy DeNiro, Anne Seymour, Faye Marquez, Carrie Downs

Presenters

Linda Dotson, Peter Nolan, Sherry Yowell, Leslie Ste. Laurant, John Hardy, Marianne Webb, Denny Webster, Mary Ann Barbee

20th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Milestones

October 2-4, 1998

Location

Cuchara, Colorado

Organized by:

Cameron-k Garrett, Katherine Carley, Dorothy DeNiro, Sharon Gilbert, Carrie Downs

Presenters

Midge Starzynski, Peter W. Nolan, E. Hope Menna, Melva Steen, Leslie Ste. Laurant

19th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Passages 

September 12-14, 1997

Location

Steamboat Springs, CO

Organized by:

Cameron-k Garrett, Katie Knotts, Katherine Carley, Margy Bookman, Wendy Bresee

Presenters

Jean Buscherhof, Mary Ciambelli, Laraine Kyle, Kelly Gaul, Fran Mandel, Nancy Flinn Mangen, Linda Perrin, Chris Russell

18th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Coming of Age!  

September 19-21, 1996

Location

The Ranch Steamboat Springs, CO

Organized by:

Katie Knotts, Nancy Higgins, Katherine Carley, Danny Webster, Margy Bookman, Joanne Pearson

Presenters

Wayne Thrash, Vera Haro, Kay Vaughn, Karen Breunig, Dorothy DeNiro, Diane Dean, Belinda Hamilton, Kay Rautio

17th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

The Unique Contribution of the Clinical Specialist  to Psychiatric Nursing Practice  

September 14-16, 1995

Location

The Ranch Steamboat Springs, CO

Organized by:

Nancy Higgins, Katherine Carley, Beth Trimmer, Joanne Pearson, Sher Suave

Presenters

Shirley Curtis, Linda Metzner, Beverly Nussbaumer, Anne Cole, Ruby Martinez, Diane Eason, Carol Farina, Joanne Pearson, Beth Trimmer, Nancy Higgins, Bari Platter

16th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Frontiers in Psychiatric Nursing II

1994

Location

YMCA of the Rockies 

Estes Park, CO 

Organized by:

Patricia Brown, Anne Cole, Carol Farina, Janice Hoover 

Millicent Kaufman Leslie Murtagh 

Ann Seymour

Presenters

Shirley Curtis, Cameron Garrett, Laura Mehringer, Linda Metzner, Carol Montgomery, Jane Muller, Lauri Murphy, S. Nestlerode, B. Nussbaumer, Sue Peterson, C. Ross-Valliere, Deborah Sandella, Carolyn

Shiner, Anne Bullock

15th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Frontiers in Psychiatric Nursing II

1993

Location

Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs, CO

Organized by:

Anne Cole, Esther O’Sullivan

Presenters

Esther O’Sullivan

14th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

From Trauma to Healing -The Journey of Courage

October 1-3, 1992

Location

The Nature Place, Divide

Organized by:

Ann Seymours, Anne Cole, Jeanne Burbach, Charlyn Luppa, Pamela Staves, Dorothy DeNiro, Esther O'Sullivan, Laura Mehringer, Beth Trimmer

Presenters

Karen Dannewitz, Mary Ann Barbee, Jeanne Burbach, Vera Ludwig Haro, Anthony Haro, Pamela Howard, 

Anne Cole

13th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Transformations Through the Psychiatric Nursing  Process

1991

Location

Organized by:

Pamela Staves, Ann Seymoure, Jeanne Burbach, Jean Cury, Carol Farina, Kelly Gual, Charlyn Luppa, Janet Nelson

Presenters

Judith Benton, Carol Farin, Daniel Frantz, Nancy Kehiayan, Marina Longo, Ann Napier, Anne Talbot, Janet Humphries

12th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

New Dimensions in Caring and Spirituality 

September 13-15, 1990

Location: 

Copper Mountain

Organized by:

Diane Dean, Diann Eason, Pam Staves, Pam Howard, Anne Seymoure, Harriet Palmer Willis, Carolyn Shiner,  Donna Howard 

Presenters

Lucy Sikes, Carol Montgomery, Jean Burbach, Karen Dannewitz, Charlyn Sooy-Tuppa, Pam Howard

11th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

The Universal Scope of Psychiatric Nursing

September 21-23, 1989

Location: 

Lions Square Lodge, Vail

Organized by:

Judith Benton, Daren Dannewitz, Diane Dean, Diann Eason, Frances Gruver, Esther O'Sullivan, Harriet Palmer-Willis, Carolyn Shiner, Pam Staves

Presenters

Mary Ciambelli, Diann Eason, Delia Esparza, Kelly Gual, Clydene Ross-Valliere, Carolyn Shiner, Midge Starzynski, Anne Talbot

10th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Parallel Development: The Clinical Specialist and Psychiatric Nursing 

September 22-24, 1988

Location: 

Beaver Run conference Resort, Breckenridge

Organized by:

Diane Dean, Diann Eason, Helen Fischer, Marion Longo, Vera Rose Ludwig, Harriet Palmer-Willis, Carolyn Shiner

Presenters

Joan Barker, Lee Brunngraher, Ann Bullock, Jean Buscherhof, Barbara Casey, Mary Ciambelli, Diane Dean, Donna Howard, Majel Martin, Carol Montgomery, Esther O'Sullivan, Kay Rautio, Marcanne Smith, Denny Webster

9th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Relationships: Clinical Perspectives  

September 17-19, 1987

Location: 

Crested Mountain Village, Crested Butte

Organized by:

Denise Carey, Carole Crawford, Diann Eason, Helen Fisher, Janet Humphreys, Nancy Kehiayan, Laura Mehringer, Esther O'Sullivan, Carolyn Shiner*

Presenters

Carole Crawford, Karen Dannewitz, Carol Farina, Amy Manson, Deborah Sandella, Sher Sauve, Lucy Sikes

8th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Future Trends in Evolving Times

September 18-20, 1986

Location: 

The Black Canyon Inn, Estes Park

Organized by:

Nancy Flinn Deitchman, Janet Humphreys, Nancy Hehiayan, Dianne Lacy, Jennifer Lewis, Carolyn Shiner, Donna Strickland, Mary Wallace

Presenters

Karen Boardman, Linda Corey, Susan Harris, Kristine Jablonski, Marion Longo, Carol Montgomery, Deborah Sandella, Faye Spring, Midge Starzynski

7th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Toward Nursing Models of Psychotherapy: Across the Life Span

September 19-21, 1985

Location: 

The Crestwood at Snowmass  

Organized by:

Sally Cherner, Nancy Deitchman, Laura Govoni, Janet Nelson, Lisa Samenfeld, Pam Staves, Donna Strickland 

Presenters

Sally Cherner, Marcy Echternacht, Diann Eason, Carol Farina, Dan Frantz, Dolores Giltner, Susan Harris, Carol Montgomery, 

Joan Rogers, Donna Stickland

6th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Toward Nursing Models of Psychotherapy

September 20-22, 1984

Location: 

Ranch at Steamboat, Steamboat Springs  

Organized by:

Nancy Deitchman, Diann Eason, Delores Leone, Jennifer Lewis, Carol Montgomery, Janice Shire, Pamela Staves 

Dorothy Gregg

Presenters

Sally Cherner, Marcy Echternacht, Diann Eason, Carol Farina, Dan Frantz, Dolores Giltner, Susan Harris, Carol Montgomery, 

Joan Rogers, Donna Stickland

5th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Women's Experiences: Meeting The Challenge  

September 29-Oct. 1, 1983

Location: 

Manor Vail, Vail  

Organized by:

Ann Bullock, Linda Metzner, Beverly Nussabaumer, Karen Rautio, Dorothy Gregg

Presenters

Catherine Berlanti, Mary Ann Bolkovatz, Lee Brunngraber, Barbara Casey, Janet M. Cobleigh, Linda Corey, Susan Harris, Janet Druse, Barbara Leffler, Janet Rich, 

Mary Wallace

4th Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

Enhancing Knowledge and Expanding Services

September 22-25, 1982

Location: 

Tammaron, Durango

Organized by:

Diane Dudziak, Diane Igle, Margaret Meagher, Faye Spring, Dorothy Gregg

Presenters

Judith Benton, Maureen Boshier, Carol Farina, Judy Hill, Pamela Howard, Rose Kemp, Rebecca Westcott, Linda Wurpel

3rd Institute for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

The 80's: Pivotal Issues and Contemporary Care  

September 24-26, 1981

Location: 

Beaver's Guest Ranch, Beaver Village, Winter  Park

Organized by:

Debi Butler, Shelley Johnson, Elizabeth Sermones, Karen Youngs, Dorothy Gregg

Presenters

Corrine Burnett, Susan Menne, Clydene Ross-Valliere, Mary Wallace

2nd Post-Masters Institute for Psychiatric Nurse Clinical Specialists  

The "Special" Part of Clinical Specialists   

September 25-27, 1980

Location: 

Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs

Organized by:

Catherine Berlanti, Mary Ciambelli, Barbara Leffler, Delores Leone, Dorthy Gregg

Presenters

Catherine Berlanti, Barbara Leffler, Sher Sauve

1st Post-Masters Institute for Psychiatric Nurse Clinical Specialists  

Clinical Assessment

February 1-3, 1980

Location: 

Aspen Lodge, Estes Park

Organized by:

Ann Bullock, Diane Dean, Beverly Mussbaumer, Dorothy Gress

Presenters

Jean Buscherhof, Mary Chapman, Carole Crawford, Ronnie Shaw, Mary Ann Stallings

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