Symposium Speakers

Reigning Mrs. Utah Robin Towle


Our keynote address will be given by the current Mrs. Utah Robin Towle. Robin will share with us her personal story and the Life Skills state program.

Marco Lopez - Mindtune CEO


A specialist in harnessing the brain for higher productivity, Marco will share insights on quieting the inner noise, anxiety and stress. 

Shantel McBride - Addiction


Chaplain Shantel McBride will share with us insights on addiction to help us better care for those who may be struggling with self-destructive behaviors.

Amanda Kjar Wilkinson


International Advocate - Addressing mental illness and the impact in families. Amanda's powerful personal story is unforgettable.

Sheri Fretz Vaughan


 Marriage Coach "Healing through Forgiveness" Using the powerful tools of forgiveness to heal invisible wounds.

Mark Allison - Founder of WSHO


Sharing his insights and updates, Mark Allison will offer continued training on the topic of invisible hurts and struggles.

Annual Symposium - New Date! February 23, 2019

Healing Invisible Wounds - 2019 Symposium

Date: Saturday,  February 23, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - Noon 

Break for Lunch

1:30 PM - 4 PM

How do we support healing of invisible wounds in our patients, families and community? The 2019 Symposium will address those wounds that may go unseen and untreated until the breaking point of trauma and loss. 

Learn the signs and warnings to be more effective in your chaplaincy intervention. Understand the best methods of support and guidance, as well as the behavior that enables and exacerbates in crisis. 

Speakers For Our Event


8:30 AM Mark Allison - Welcome

9:00 AM Tiffany Coughran - Finding the Invisible Wound - Shame and the Unspeakable 10%

10:00 AM Mrs. Utah Robin Towle - Suicide Prevention training - state wide overview

11:00 AM Marco Lopez - Mindtune CEO - training the mind and healing our inner chatter

12:00 Noon Shantel McBride - The Effects of Addiction

1:30 - Chaplain Breakout Exercise


1:30 PM Amanda Kjar Wilkinson - Intern'l Advocate - Addressing mental illness and the impact in families

2:30 PM  Sheri Vaughan - Marriage Coach "Healing through Forgiveness"

3:30 PM Video on Disenfranchisement - 30 min

Tiffany Coughran - Closing Review

Mark Allison - Closing Comments

Location: Jenkins Soffe Conference Center, 

1007 S. South Jordan Pkwy. South Jordan UT

Use this link for Directions!

Tickets $30 - WSHO members attend Symposium FREE (Register Below)

Through guest lectures, clinical panel interviews, engagement activities, and small group breakouts, this day long event will enhance your skills, define your specialty and insight, and inform your relationships.

Mental Illness - Suicidal Ideation - Abuse - Addiction - Unforgiveness

WSHO Members Attend Symposium FREE

This year, as part of your WSHO membership, we invite you to attend the Annual Symposium FREE. Please register and prepare for a day of great learning! Please email to save your seat!

Purchase Ticket (non-WSHO Member) $30

Sponsor Symposium $25 - Logo in Program & One Event Ticket

Sponsor Symposium $50 - Logo in Program & Two Event Tickets

Sponsor Symposium $100 Logo Program Cover & Table (4 Tickets