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Agenda

December 10, 2018

  • 1 p.m. – Registration
  • Welcome
  • Session 1: Rural Mental Health – Ted Matthews, Director, Minnesota Rural Mental Health
  • Session 2: Telemedicine – Dr. Eve-lynn Nelson, Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Session 3: Opioids/Healthcare Access – Karen Matthews, CEO, Delta Health Alliance
  • Session 4: Panel Discussion
    • Ted Matthews, Director, Minnesota Rural Mental Health
    • Eve-Lynn Nelson, Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center
    • Karen Matthews, CEO, Delta Health Alliance
    • Van McCall, Owner – VM, LLC, ordained pastor and retired ag lender
    • Jennifer Dunn, Regional Services Administrator, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
  • Reception
  • Dinner with Keynote Speaker: Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development

December 11, 2018

  • Session 5: Financial Stress in Rural America – Terry Barr, Senior Director, Knowledge Exchange, CoBank
  • Session 6: The Role of Extension and Land-Grant Universities – Sean Brotherson, Professor and Extension Family Science Specialist, North Dakota State University
  • Session 7: Facilitated Group Discussion – “Future Directions for Rural Stress: Building a Network”
  • Challenge/Wrap-up
  • 12:30 p.m. – Conclude