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Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health Speakers

The Seven Generations Center of Excellence brings Native American experts in behavioral health from around the country to UND to present on various topics related to behavioral health and Native Americans.

Speakers include:

  • Native clinicians working in Indian Country.
  • Native scholars conducting research with Native communities.
    • Scholars will be on the UND campus one or two weeks per semester. In addition to presenting, they will meet with students to discuss research, training, and provide mentorship.
  • Cultural presentations.

Upcoming Native Scholar

There are no upcoming Native Scholars at this time.

Past Speakers

  • Dr. Spero Manson
    • Pursuing Rigorous Science of Local Benefit: 35 Years of Behavioral Health Research in Indian Country
      February 16, 2017
  • Dr. Dan Foster
    Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Dr. Shelly Peltier
    February 18, 2016
  • Gayle Skawennio Morse, PhD
    January 26, 2015
  • Melinda A. Garcia
    April 1, 2015
  • Gene Thin Elk
    April 29, 2014
  • Lisa Grayshield, PhD
    • My Washoe Way of Knowing & My Professional Identity
      March 27, 2014
      PowerPoint Presentation | Video
    • Indigenous Ways of Knowing In Counseling & Psychology: A Return to the Sacred is the Wave of the Future!
      March 25, 2014
  • John Gonzalez, PhD
    • Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians in Education, But Were Afraid to Ask
      October 31, 2013
    • An Indian in the Room: Working with Native Peoples
      October 23, 2013
      PowerPoint Presentation | Video
  • Delore Subia (Dee) BigFoot
    Cultural Adaptation of Evidence Based Practices
    April 24, 2013
    PowerPoint Presentation
  • Rebecca Foster, PhD, MS
    Prescription Privileges for Native Psychologists
    March 22, 2013
    PowerPoint Presentation
  • Casey McDougall, PhD
    Red Lake Integrated Care
    January 2013
    PowerPoint Presentation

Other possible scholars:

  • Joseph Trimble, Ph.D., Western Washington University
  • Joseph Gone, Ph.D., Michigan
  • Kamilla Venner, Ph.D., New Mexico
  • Bonnie Duran, DSW, Washington

Upcoming clinicians:

  • Richard Bird, M.A., CCAC III, Sisseton – Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Ruth Marie Montieth, Ph.D., Spirit Lake – Practice in a new location
  • Tami Trottier, Ph.D., Turtle Mountain – Behavioral Health Clinic for Obesity Treatment
  • Dewey Ertz, Ph.D., SD, – IHS IRB
  • Paul Dauphinais, Ph.D., Turtle Mountain – Working in schools

To learn more about upcoming presentations or inquire about being a presenter, contact:

Dr. Jacque Gray
(701) 777-0582

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