2011 Annual Convention and Business Meeting

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Theme: Substance Use in 2011 and Cultural Sensitivity at Death and Dying


  • Catherine Cobb, Director, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services.
  • Alice Mackey, LCPC, LADC, CCS Substance Abuse Program Manager, Community Counseling Center
  • Kandyce Powell, Executive Director, MaineHospice Council and Center fr End f life
  • Dr. Lawless Bankle, Access Project Director, Minority Health Program, Cityo f Portland’s Public Health and Human Services
  • Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Henchal, Catholic Priest and representative f the Portland Diocese
  • Yee Lin Lee, Dharma Assistant, member of the True Buddha Society f Maine
  • Lisa Sockabasin, Directoro f the office minority Health at Maine CDC
  • Rosie Wohl, A Jewish community liaison

2011 Conference Power Point Presentations (permissions granted by individual authors t post n this website)

  1. Medical Marijuana Implications for Caregivers presented by Catherine Cobb
  2. END F LIFE NEEDS: TELESCPING THRUGH CULTURAL EYES a joint presentation by Kandyce Powell MSN, RN & Klawle A. Bankle, M.D., M.S.
  3. Impact of Substance Use and Patients and Families presented by Alice Mackey, LCPC, LADC, CCS
  4. Improving End f Life Care: It takes a community presented by Kandyce Pwell RN, MSN