​AIS Membership is instrumental in providing ideas and suggestions on the conferences, education material and sites. The board of directors takes into consideration all suggestions and ultimately makes the final decisions. AIS meets to provide education, ideas, support, and advancement in the field and profession of Intervention. AIS currently holds one meeting per year.

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April 27-30, 2022 Conference & Annual Meeting

April 27-30
Nashville, Tennessee

The 2022 AIS Spring Conference will be held at Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt (Dwtn) in Nashville, TN

We are featuring eight (8) phenomenal treatment providers, up to 15 CEU’s, door prizes, others surprises and whole lot of fun!

2022 SPRING Conference & Annual Meeting

Wednessday, April 27th

Board of Directors Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 pm

New Members Orientation
5:15 – 6:15 pm

Welcome Reception
6:15 – 7:15 pm

Presenter Show Case
7:30 – 9:00 pm

Thursday, April 28th

Open 12 Step Meeting
7:00 – 8:00 am

8:00 – 8:55 am

J Flowers Institute
9:00 – 10:30

Clients Oppsed to Treatment Instead of Treatment Resistant
James Flowers, PhD, LPC-S

10:30 – 10:45 am

BrightQuest Treatment Programs
10:45 – 12:15 pm

Special Considerations for Interventionists: The Influence of Mental Health Disorders
Karlyn M Pleasants, Psy. D

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Red Oak Recovery Programs
1:30 – 3:00

Parenting and the Nervous System
Lynn Wadsworth, MS, LCMHC, LCAS, CCS

3:00 – 3:15 pm

BRC Healthcare
3:15 – 4:45 pm

The Novel Coronavirus: The Impact of COVID on the Substance Abuse World
Marsha Stone, JD, LCDC

Group Dinner
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Friday, April 29th

Open 12 Step Meeting
7:00 – 8:00 am

8:00 – 8:55 am

Integrative Life Center
9:00 – 10:30 am

Using Ancient Wistom and Modern Neuroscience to Treat Trauma-Based Disorders
Carmen Dominguez, LMHC

10:30 – 10:45 am

Cumberland Heights
10:45 – 12:15 pm

Music and the Brain
John MacAndrew LADAC I

12:15 – 1:15 pm

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Treating Trauma in the Older Generation VS. The Younger Generation
Anna Lisa De Lima, PhD, LMHC, QS, NCC

McLean Borden Cottage
Double Trouble, SUD and Mental Health Disorders, An Intergrated Approach to Treatment
Karen Bartholomew, MSW, LCSW

Membership Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pm

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, April 30th

Open 12 Step Meeting
7:00 – 8:00 am

Lite Snack
8:00 – 8:25 am

It’s an Experience
8:30 – 12:00 pm

Nashville Style

Ask the Interventionists with a side of Brunch
12:00 – 1:30 pm

The Hardest Won Agreements
Judith Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, Patti Pike, CIP, LAADC, CADC-II,
Jeff Jay, CIP, Brad Lamm, CIP

Door Prizes and Final Conference Evaluation
1:30 – 3:00 pm

Group Outing
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Network opportunities with other national interventionists in the field and treatment professionals that align with the ethical standards of AIS. The Annual Business Meeting and Election of Board Members will be held on Wednesday the 20th at 4pm.

(All members can attend as observers)

The conference will begin on Wednesday afternoon and ends Saturday at 3pm (ish) – For those that want stay Saturday Evening we planning a group outing at 5:00pm
Please arrange for your flights accordingly

The Registration fee for the conference is

  • $150.00 for Full & Emeritus Members
  • $200.00 for Candidate & Associate Member.
  • $1000.00 for non-members
  • $50.00 for Guest of a registered member.

We are excited about the conference and are looking forward to seeing you.

Full Members (in good standing) receive 1/2 off on room rate of:

  • $169.00 for a Standard King
  • $169.00 for a Standard Queen/Queen

(plus taxes and fees) for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. (You must book through AIS to receive this rate). The room rates are good for 3 days before and after. Book early to ensure the rooms before and after are available. Parking is 22.00 per night

Complimentary guestroom Wi-Fi

Hotel reservations MUST BE made by sending an email to indicating:

  • Arrival and Departure Date
  • Single or Sharing a room – If sharing who are you sharing with?
  • Special Request

(Connecting, Non-Smoking, King or Queen/Queen)

  • IHG #
  • Email Address for hotel confirmation

AIS Room Block closes on 21st of March 2022 No exception

Up to 16.5 CEUs available

Mclean Harvard Medical Affiliate | AIS
J Flowers Health Institute | AIS
Brightquest Treatment Centers | AIS
Integrative Life Network | AIS
Origins Behavioral Healthcare | AIS
BRC Healthcare | AIS
Cumberland Heights | AIS
Red Oak Recovery | AIS

Past Treatment Centers that were hosted or presented to AIS

2019 Fall Conference Sponsors:

Fall 2018

November 2017

Spring 2017

May 2016

November 2016

May 2012 to November 2015

November 2008 to November 2011

December 1992 through May 2008

2022 Conference Sponsors:


AIS Administrative Offices

13610 Barrett Office Dr
Suite 104
Ballwin, MO 63021

For AIS Information Contact:

Rebecca Mowen