July 27 & 28, 2021 - Billings, Montana
Presentations & Handouts
Speaker presentations and handouts will be available here after the session has ended.
Wade is a member of the long hair clan of the Tsalagi Nation. He is a descendent of Chief Red Bird Smith and the son of Lela Parrish McGee and Jerry McGee of Oklahoma. Wade is a two time graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University and also graduated from the University of Idaho with a BS degree in Organization Sciences with an emphasis in Leadership. Wade has been teaching tribal community healing for over 20 years with a focus on generational trauma, resiliency personally and culturally, self care and teaching youth the behavior associated with trauma, how to recognize it and how to change it. Wade is been a coach and trainer for over 30 years, a teacher, suicide prevention coordinator, vocational rehabilitation Director and held several other jobs within the tribe to help and assist the people in healing.
Wade has ran several programs and has traveled all over native country to run football camps, training camps, leadership conferences and camps, Trauma informed training. Wade includes the ancestors and culture in all programs, camps and trainings he provides. Wade has traveled native country for over 20 years with Native Wellness Institute, Warrior Society Development and his own non-profit Native Elite One. He is a motivational speaker with an understanding of the evolution BACK to who we once were as native people and how to recognize what is hindering us from accomplishing the monumental task of generational and current trauma.
Matt Hyzer & Kara Hughes
Learn more about what the CONNECT Referral System is, how it functions, and how to become a part of the statewide expansion.
Learn how to engage sectors and make it a win-win for all those involved.
Laura Cross/Barbara Bessette/Beth Morrison
Find out the secrets of implementing a successful sticker shock campaign and how to get retailers on board.
Kerry Pride & Natasha Sailer – Stillwater Co.
How to get involved with your community CHA and make sure SUD/Prevention and DUI questions are included in it
Join Susan to find out how she implemented a Student Assistance Program in her school
Learn easy/quick rebuttals to the marijuana industry’s most common talking points
Jenny Fuller and Law Enforcement Partner
Find out how to get alcohol presentations included in drivers ed progams
Learn the secrets to hosting an effective TownHall meeting
Learn different ways to recruit participants and host successful classes-even in a rural town!
Discover what media avenues are included in a true media campaign and what others should be taken into consideration.
Law Enforcement – TBA
Find out what alcohol laws and policies are already in place in Montana and how to work with law enforcement to educate and advocate for them