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Reinforcing Resiliency for Professionals on the Frontlines
*This program was created for the following: first responders, EMS, law enforcement and mental health professionals.
1 CEU Credit Hour provided.
Sandee S. Nebel, MS LMHC, CEDS-S, E-RYT 200
Sandee Nebel is a licensed mental health counselor, practicing in central Florida andTampa-Clearwater. She is a specialist in the treatment of adult populations with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship issues. Along with her work with individual clients, she is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and facilitates clinical training for new counselors. She provides supervision, staff training, and consulting to residential treatment centers and outpatient programs. Sandee has business management experience as a business owner, executive director, and clinical director of counseling treatment centers in Orlando and Tampa.
Sandee has worked with major healthcare clients and universities to deliver day-long workshops and training. She has presented seminars and lunch and learns in both the health and wellness and workplace settings. Along with mental health, some popular topics she excels in include: strength and resiliency, self-care, mindful eating, exercise, stress management, mindfulness meditation, managing workplace conflicts and dealing with difficult people.
Sandee received her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. Sandee Nebel is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida, a certified eating disorder specialist and approved supervisor (IAEDP), and a certified and registered yoga teacher and educator
Richard is the Lead Admissions Coordinator for the IAFF Center of Excellence. Working in emergency services for 10 years as an EMT, Paramedic, Paramedic Instructor and Flight Medic, Richard is well acquainted with the complexity of the issues fire service personnel face and has been able to segue his own recovery from behavioral health and substance abuse issues into an opportunity to help his brothers and sisters do the same. Richard has been with the Center of Excellence since January 2017, a month before the program’s opening, and has personally helped nearly 1,000 first responders through the process of admission to the Center of Excellence.
Gloria Monasmith, LCSW
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Lakeland Regional Health Ms. Monasmith brings extensive experience in children, adolescent, adults, and community wellness to her Behavioral Health practice. She sees children above 8yo, adolescents, adults and families for individual or group counseling services. She has significant experience working with adjustment disorders, mood disorders, addiction, trauma, parenting, and grief. She also is specially trained to assist first responders in helping professions. Her goal is to use best practice therapy modalities to help patients develop effective personalized coping strategies
Capt. Mark Bradshaw
Health and Safety Officer, Polk County Fire Rescue
Olumide Sobowale, MD, FACS
Trauma Medical Director, Lakeland Regional Health
Steven A. Pacheco
Captain, Community Services, Lakeland Police Department
Rescue Chief, Lakeland Fire Department
Lakeland Fire Department
Alice Nuttall, MBA, RN, BA,
Alice is a transformational behavioral health leader, providing her expertise to patients and colleagues for nearly 20 years. In 2018, Ms. Nuttall returned to her hometown of Lakeland, Florida, to join the team at Lakeland Regional Health as Director of Behavioral Health. Since arriving at LRH, Ms. Nuttall has led efforts to rapidly expand and improve access to highly skilled behavioral health clinicians. Ms. Nuttall has been instrumental in the design and infrastructure development of Lakeland Regional Health’s Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness, set to open in 2021. The new 96-bed, free-standing center will provide a therapeutic environment for the community to receive expert mental healthcare. She has also championed bringing the community much-needed alternative treatments for depression and other behavioral health disorders, such as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Ms. Nuttall is actively collaborating with local law enforcement, first responders, social service agencies, and the county health department to raise behavioral health awareness and reduce the stigma for those with mental health disorders.
Before joining Lakeland Regional Health, Ms. Nuttall worked for the HCA TriStar division in Nashville, where she became an expert on issues of behavioral health access, throughput, emergency department boarding, and telemedicine. She also represented her Level-2 trauma center in a peer-led Critical Incident Stress Management program for first responders and frontline hospital staff. In addition, she served on the Governor of Tennessee’s Opiate task force and worked nationally as an expert in assessing patients in crisis and matching them to the resources that they need most. She is also an expert in behavioral health state and federal laws and regulations
Allison Kreiger Walsh, JD
As the Vice President of Business Development for Advanced Recovery Systems, Allison spearheads the national business development department, nurtures and maintains key relationships for the organization, oversees brand development, and creates and implements educational outreach and prevention programs. Allison identifies opportunities for Advanced Recovery Systems’ to share their vision for a better behavioral healthcare landscape through a myriad of partnerships, speaking engagements and innovative campaigns.
Allison previously held several executive and leadership roles, including owner and chief executive officer of McKenna Walsh Consulting and Professional Management, founder of Helping Other People Eat (H.O.P.E.), a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, and referral relations manager for UF Health Florida Recovery Center at Orlando Health. Allison has served on multiple local and national nonprofit boards and task forces including the National Eating Disorders Association, the Eating Disorders Network of Central Florida, and Orange County’s Heroin Task Force Treatment Committee.
A former Miss Florida, Allison enjoys public speaking and has personally spoken to over 100,000 people across the U.S. She has been featured in national media outlets and publications including FOX News, Huff Post Live, and programs by Lifetime, PBS and NBC. Further, her work in the eating disorders field has been highlighted in nonfiction memoirs such as Diane Keaton’s Then Again and Johanna Kandel’s Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder.
11 AM – 11:30 AM: Check-in and boxed lunches
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Introductions by Allison Walsh and Alice Nuttall and hour training
12:45 PM – 1 PM: Wrap Up, Q & A
Please park in parking lot D and E.
For questions please email Event Manager/ACEP Administrator, Ashley Ulbrich at [email protected]
Office Location: 1155 Louisiana Avenue Suite 210 Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone Number: 407-401-9321 ext: 4066
Advanced Recovery Systems has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.