Conference Schedule

2021  (presentation schedule set, other items will be updated)

Sunday, October 24

4:00 p.m.                     Check in (front desk of GLCC) — rooms available (Arrive earlier if desired to explore the grounds)

4:30 p.m.                     Opening and Welcome  (dining hall-private room)

4:45 p.m.                     Dinner

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.          Evening Session (meeting room)

                                     Where Spirit Meets: The “Why” of Motivational Interviewing related to Chaplaincy – Dr. Hunter                      

9:00 p.m. – ?                Campfire with S’mores and Guitar/Music

                                     Indoor option: Games (Pictionary, Charades, Cards)

Monday, October 25

7:30 – 8:15 a.m.          Breakfast (dining hall)

8:00 a.m.                     Devotional (meeting room)

8:30 – 12:00 p.m.       Plenary Session (meeting room)

                                     The Groundwork of MI  – Overview and Agenda – presented by Dr. Celeste Hunter

12:00-1:00 p.m.          Lunch (dining hall)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.          WCA Annual Business Meeting (meeting room)

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.          Certifying Body Updates (meeting room)

2:45 – 6:00 p.m.          Self Care Time

                                                3:00 – 4:00: COVID Reflection Drop-in Time 1 (meeting room)

4:30 – 5:30: COVID Reflection Drop-in Time 2 (meeting room)

Other options:

                                                — hike  (click to access Contemplative Walk document)

                                                — Chapel visits / devotionals

                                                — Gifts Store open (pending confirmation from GLCC)

 

6:00 – 6:30 p.m.          Cash Bar Opens  (available until 9:00 p.m.)

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.          Banquet (dining hall)

                                      MI & Encouragement:  Coming alongside to lift up – Dr. Hunter

9:00 p.m. – ?                Night Hike (flashlights)

                                     Indoor option: Games (Pictionary, Charades, Cards) with Snacks

Tuesday, October 29

 7:30 – 8:15 p.m.          Breakfast (dining hall)

8:00 a.m.                     Devotional (meeting room)

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.          Plenary Session (meeting room)

                                      Foundations of MI – Change Talk:  What am I listening for?  – Dr. Celeste Hunter

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.        Break — time to check out of rooms

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.      Plenary Session (meeting room) 

                                     MI Strategic Skills: 1) Offering information, advice, and expressions of concern  2)  Decisional Balance 

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.      Plenary Session (meeting room)

                                     Strengthening Commitment:  1) Developing a Change Plan  2) Timing & Negotiation 

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.      Closing (Blessing of Hands / Closing Comments)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.        Lunch (dining hall)

12:00 – 2:30 p.m.         WCA Board Meeting