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Center for Professional and Continuing Education
800.959.5376 or 209.946.2424
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing Address: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211

Wellbriety Instructors


Amanda Manbeck


Amanda Manbeck is the daughter of Don Coyhis who is an enrolled member of the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians.  Amanda has a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.  In 2003, Amanda began working for White Bison Inc, by going on the fourth Hoop Journey.  She worked for another 7 years eventually becoming the Executive Director for White Bison.  During her time at White Bison she was involved in program development, grant writing and coordination of trainings and conferences.  Amanda left White Bison in 2010 to pursue obtaining her Bachelors degree, but continues to volunteer.  In 2007, Amanda was requested to sit on the SAMHSA Women's Advisory Council for Women's Issues, which she did for 3 years.  She is currently working towards her Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of the Rockies. 



Willie Wolf


Willie Wolf is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.  He has a masters degree in Educational Psychology and another masters in Public Administration with an emphasis on Tribal Administration.  Mr. Wolf has been working in Indian country for some 37 years.  He has taught college level classes for Colorado State University, Oglala tribal Community College and Antioch University..

Mr. Wolf has been walking the Red Road for 28 years.  He helped develop a strategic plan for White Bison in 1987.  He trained the first 140 Firestarters in The Medicine Wheel and The 12 Steps.  Mr. Wolf has presented at a number of recovery conferences on The Wellbriety Movement, Indian Men's Issues, Community Development for Tribal Communities, Historical Trauma and Dysfunctional Organizations.  Mr. Wolf has also read a number of grants for SAMSHA. In 200, Mr.Wolf was honored as the outstanding Native American Healer for the United States by the National Indian Adult Children of Alcoholics Association.


Wellbriety Instructor Lynda Rogerson

Lynda Rogerson, Ed. D.


Dr. Rogerson has served as Education Consultant for White Bison, Inc. for more than 22 years.  Her role there is to write grants, evaluate programs, design marketing materials, training manuals and curriculm guides.  She also serves as the Communications Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Colorado Springs Indian Center (CSIC) and the Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Powwow Committee.