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    September Monthly Meeting The Challenges of Legalized Marijuana in the Workplace

    Date: September 27, 2016, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Holiday Inn, Valley View- Roanoke

    Registration 11:15 a.m. | Networking: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Lunch: Noon
    Program Immediately Following Lunch
    $20 / Members and $25 / Non-Members
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    TOPIC:  Dazed and Confused, The Challenges of Legalized Marijuana in the Workplace

    Presented by: Neely Conner and Brandie Fraction


    Speaker's Bio:

    Neely R. Conner is a consultant, counselor, coach, and  practice manager of Carilion Employee Assistance Program. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Employee Assistance Professional and Associate Certified Coach. Neely believes in partnering with employees and leaders to effectively bring desired outcomes. Compassionate support of people in the workplace is a driving value that takes form across counseling, management consultation, education and training, and leadership and executive coaching. Creativity with resources and approaches also lends to effective and efficient results. Neely resides in Roanoke with her family including her husband, Jeff, her daughter, Evie, and her 4 year old golden doodle Ellie.


    Brandie Fraction is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Brandie is a graduate of Radford University with a M.S. Counseling Psychology.  She has over 10 years of experience in the counseling field.  Brandie values a person centered approach in her work with clients and honors being a part of a person’s journey to wellness.  As a consultant Brandie provides responsive, compassionate, and respectful services to organizations.  Brandie is an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer for LivingWorks.  Special interests include suicide prevention, mindfulness, addiction, grief and loss, women’s mental health and wellness.




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