34th Annual Merrill Scott Symposium on Alcoholism

(and other Drug Dependencies)

August 22 (8:30am - 4:30pm)          August 23 (8:30am - 3pm)
Thursday Night Banquet: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Yakima Convention Center - Yakima, WA

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Cardwell Nuckols

Well-known Speaker, Author, and Trainer

Gregory Rehmann, MD

Medical Director
Sundown M Ranch

Celeste Hutchinson, MA, LPC, MAC

Director of Clinical Services
Sundown M Ranch

Banquet Speaker

steve ford

Steve Ford

Actor and son of Former President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford

Full Conference Registration - $275

One Day Registration - $150

Since space is limited, please register early. The registration fee of $275.00 includes all symposium functions, two lunches, and banquet. One day registrations are available for a fee of $150.00. A $25.00 processing fee will be charged for any cancellation. Cancellations MUST be made in writing no less than 10 days prior to the opening of the program to obtain a refund. Additional banquet tickets may be purchased for a fee of $50.

Discussion Topics Include:

►Medication Assisted Treatment
► The Art and Science of Healing
►Law and Ethics
► Trauma Informed Care

► Suicide & Self-injurious behavior
► Evidence Based Practices
►Transitioning Adolesents: Treatment back to School (504 Plan)

 Sponsored by Sundown M Foundation
The Sundown M Foundation is a non-profit corporation organized for the purpose of advancing and enhancing the competency of primary treatment for alcoholism and other drug dependencies.

For information, please call Cheryl Dale at Sundown M Ranch at (800) 326-7444 or (509) 457-1831 ext 423

Additional Information


Room blocks are held through Aug. 1st at:
The Holiday Inn
(across from Convention Center) 802 E. Yakima Ave, 509-494-7000
The Red Lion
607 E. Yakima Avenue, 509-248-5900
The Howard Johnson Plaza
9 N. 9th St,. (509) 452-6511

Please mention the Merrill Scott Symposium when making reservations.


Up to 14 hours of continuing education are available. The NAADAC provider number is 00198. Physicians may apply for Category II credit.


In cooperation with the Central Washington Chemical Dependency Treatment Providers Alliance, the Sundown M Foundation is proud to sponsor this years Annual Merrill Scott Symposium on Alcoholism.