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Advances in Anger Management and Domestic Violence

NAMA 2013 Conference – October 24 & 25, 2013

The NAMA Fall Conference will be held at the University of Arizona, Student Union Memorial Center, South Ballroom, on October 24 & 25, 2013 9 AM to 4:30 PM both days, in beautiful Tucson AZ.


You are invited to network with your colleagues, as you learn from preeminent leaders in the Anger Management and Domestic Violence field. There is something for every professional with CEUs available from NASW, NBCC, NAADAC, CA-BBS, IAODAPCA, and NAMA. Discover state-of-the-art treatments and evolving research as you earn continuing education credits during Tucson’s most beautiful season.

The NAMA Fall Anger Management and Domestic Violence Conference is the premier educational and networking event in 2013. This Conference is open to everyone interested in new evidence and clinically based skills, concepts, and techniques for anger management and domestic violence.

Who Should Attend

Anger Management Specialists, Other Anger Management Professionals, Domestic Violence Professionals, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Physicians, Registered nurses, Social workers, Certified Coaches, Substance abuse professionals, Pastors, Chaplains, Community hospital staff, Community mental health clinic staff, Correctional facility staff, Educational staff, Interns/residents, Court staff, Judicial staff, Law enforcement staff, Military personnel

Presenters include:

Ronald Potter-Efron, MSW, PhD is Director of the Anger Management Program at First Thins First Counseling and Consulting Altoona, WI. He is author of 15 books including the Handbook of Anger Management; Angry All the Time; and Healing the Angry Brain. He is a Distinguished Diplomate of NAMA and CAMS-V.

Patricia Potter-Efron, MS, is Director of the Women’s Domestic Violence Treatment Program at First Things First Counseling and Consulting in Altoona, WI. She is co-author of Letting Go of Anger and Letting Go of Shame. She is a Distinguished Diplomate of NAMA and CAMS-V.

Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in anger management and relationships. He is author of many books and publications including the Anger Management Workbook and Curriculum, and Real Solution Anger Management Workbook. He is a Distinguished Diplomate of NAMA and CAMS-V.

Lynette J. Hoy is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the co-author of all editions of "What's Good About Anger?" and the founder of the Anger Management Institute. She is a Diplomate of NAMA and a Certified Anger Management Specialist-IV.

Steve Yeschek is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, the co-founder of the Anger Management Institute (AMI) and an ordained pastor. Steve coaches clients in anger management and facilitates the AMI anger management groups. He is a Diplomate of NAMA and a Certified Anger Management Specialist-IV.

David Hoy is the senior partner of The Law Offices of Hoy & Sahlas, Ltd. and has nearly 30 years of experience as an attorney.  David is familiar with the legal implications for anger management.

Christian Conte, PhD is a psychologist, author, and professional speaker who specializes in anger management and communication, and was an award-winning, tenured professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He co-founded a center in South Lake Tahoe, California, to work with people who have been convicted of violent crimes.

Presentations include:

Anger Management in a New Era: Using Brain Science to Improve Treatment - Ron Potter-Efron, MSW, PhD

Domestic Violence Offender Treatment in a New Era - Ron Potter-Efron, MSW, PhD, Pat Potter-Efron, MSW

Beyond Emotional and Cognitive Intelligence: What is spiritual intelligence? - Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD

7 Affective Systems: Looking closer at the Primitive Brain - Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD

New Mindfulness Techniques for Anger Management - Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD

Keys to Defusing Anger and Hostility in Marriage -     Lynette Hoy, , NCC, LCPC, CAMS-IV, Steve Yeschek, LCSW

Legal Implications for Anger Management - David Hoy, Attorney at Law

Yield Theory of Anger Management: Working with people who have been convicted of violent crimes - Christian Conte, PhD

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NAMA Members: $299

Non-members:  $350

Students (birth date after 1989): $199


REGISTRATION FORM: Click here to download and printout Conference Flyer and registration form (PDF) to be sent to NAMA by FAX or EMAIL

See Hotel Group Rate Special for Conference below (LODGING)


Does the tuition include travel, lodging or meals?

No. Travel, lodging and meals are separate costs.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Aloft Tucson University hotel which is located right next to the University of Arizona campus and within easy walking distance to the Conference. The brand new Aloft Tucson University hotel is located close to dining and entertainment. To take advantage of the $149 discount rate Click Here:

ALOFT TUCSON UNIVERSITY  HOTEL –  1900 East Speedway · Tucson, AZ 85719 · Reserve room


Will you share my email address with anyone?

Your email address for registration will be used to correspond with you about this event. NAMA may also send you our Newsletter and event notifications from time to time. We will not share names and email addresses with other attendees or organizations.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you are unable to attend the conference or have a substitution, please send a written email or fax cancellation/substitution notice to NAMA no later than 10/1/2013. If a cancellation/substitution notice is received after 10/1/2013 a refund/substitution will not be possible. Absolutely no refunds or substitutions will be made after October 1 past 5pm EST. Please send a notice to



Six airlines currently serve Tucson International Airport (TIA) providing nonstop service from 15 destinations with connections worldwide. TIA airlines offer over 60 daily departing flights with approximately 6,600 seats available.

·         Alaska Airlines

·         American

·         Delta

·         Southwest

·         United

·         US Airways   


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