A Call for Presenters!

CCAPP is now accepting applications for presentations for the Fifth Annual California Addiction Conference '18!

  • Proposals should reflect diversity of membership, including practitioners, academics, students, consultants, federal, state and local governments, and public, private and nonprofits.
  • Workshop Presentations involve facilitated theater-style learning opportunities. Your presentation must be able to fit into a 1.5 or 3-hour session.
  • Keynote speaker requests require full completion of the application!

The Conference Program Committee will give preference to presentations demonstrating the use of current research and theory. View the application for full details including suggested topics. Hurry, the deadline to submit applications is July 6, 2018

Guidelines for Composition:

  • Proposals should reflect diversity of membership, including practitioners, academics, students, consultants, federal, state and local governments, and public, private and nonprofits.
  • Workshop Presentations involve facilitated theater-style learning opportunities. Your presentation must be able to fit into a 1.5 or 3-hour session.
  • Keynote speaker requests require completion of this document.

Program Topics:

The Conference Program Committee will give preference to presentations demonstrating the use of current research and theory.  Suggested topics include:

  • Clinical Supervision: providing clinical supervision in the AOD profession including cultural competencies and special populations.
  • Cultural and Diversity Issues: Ethnic and cultural sensitivity, diversity & treatment needs, sexual orientation, alcoholism among the elderly and adolescents and veteran’s issues.
  • LGBTQ: Addressing LGBTQ issues within the context of substance abuse treatment for clients & for staff working with LGBTQ clients.
  •  Clinical Issues: Co-occurring disorders, aftercare, intervention, relapse prevention, enhancing motivation for change, intake, assessments and documentation specific to cultural needs of the patient.
  • Criminal Justice & DUI Issues: Treatment interventions for criminal justice programs, drug courts, inmates, probation, parole, halfway houses and prison-based programs.
  • Ethics and Professional Issues: Ethical concerns within different settings, industry watch-dogs, peer assistance, burnout, stress, humor, peer support and mentoring. Specific Ethics presentations regarding gender, culture and special populations.
  • AOD Prevention: The fundamentals of prevention, outcomes and continuum of care.
  • Pharmacotherapy: Medical interventions in the treatment of AOD abuse and addiction. Medication assisted treatment.
  • Personal and Professional Wellness: Focus on the individual AOD professional and other human service providers.
  • Private Practice: How to start and/or manage a substance abuse private practice.
  • Managed Care: Integrating managed care and medical into an AOD treatment facility.
  • Intervention & Referral: Disease model and recovery process. Information, referral, detoxification, treatment modalities.
  • Women’s Treatment: Domestic violence, sexual assault, parenting, health and career issues.
  • Marketing & Administration: Successful and best practice marketing and admissions strategies.
  • Sober living: Providing successful and best practice of Sober living.
  • Families: Domestic violence, family dynamics related to addiction, children, spouses, significant others, friends; specific to multicultural family concerns.
  • Executive Track: Created for executives, administrators, and future leaders in addiction treatment organizations, the executive and administrator is an intense track about key business and clinical-care topics in the business of treatment and substance use disorders.

*If you have a presentation that is not listed here but is directly or indirectly related to our theme, please submit it for review!

GENERAL INFORMATION

Applications will be judged on originality, perceived interest and need, quality of submission, objectives and references. An effort to balance the conference program will also be a consideration in the selection process. Recognizing the advanced level of attendees, presentations should be addressed to a post-certification level audience.  *Presentations may not include sales or marketing of products or services.

Individuals may not send more than two submissions for the Committee to evaluate.

To show our appreciation for presenters’ contributions to the educational content of the conference, CCAPP will grant a 25% discount on conference registration fees for each primary presenter chosen.  CCAPP will not underwrite any other travel expenses or food for presenters.

If chosen to present at the CCAPP 2018 CAC conference, the presenter agrees to be recorded on a CD and prepare a paper to be included in a compendium of papers which may be distributed to each participant at the annual conference or posted on the CCAPP website.    Presenters also fully agree to grant the CCAPP Newsletter the first publication rights for one year following the presentation.

If you are a licensed, certified or registered individual your credential must be in good standing to present at our annual conference.  The conference committee or office may request proof of credential in good standing.

WORKSHOP MATERIALS / HANDOUTS

Presenters are in charge of their own hand-outs.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Please complete the CE section on the following page. In order for attendees to receive credits for attending the conference, they will need to answer test questions taken from each workshop.  You will be required to submit four test questions applicable to your presentation.

AUDIO / VISUAL

Provided for workshops and keynote presentations:

  • LCD Projector and computer
  • Podium
  • Flip Chart/Pens

All other AV equipment is available for rent at the hotel.  However, ordering such items is the sole responsibility of the presenter unless otherwise agreed to in writing by CCAPP.  If you need additional items, please bring the item with you or purchase (rent) directly from the hotel. All orders must be submitted in advance.  You may order additional A/V by contacting the hotel directly.

If you wish to bring your own AV equipment, please note we do not provide hook-up or technical support.

DEADLINE

The deadline for completed applications is July 6, 2018.
Red * indicates required fields. You cannot submit the form without all required fields filled in.

APPLICATION TO PRESENT AT THE 5th ANNUAL CCAPP CALIFORNIA ADDICTION CONFERENCE

CADC-II, Psy.D., Ph.D., etc.
Please upload your professional picture in the folowing format only: .jpg .pdf .png
List three learning objectives:
Two professional references including names, professional relationship, addresses and contact information
Reference 1:
Reference 1:
Three CE test questions. The questions MUST be true or false or fill-in the blank. No essay questions please. These questions will be answered by participants.
A/V Equipment Provided for workshops and keynote presentations:

>LCD Projector and computer
>Podium
>Flip Chart/Pens

All other A/V equipment is available for rent at the hotel. However, ordering such items is the sole responsibility of the presenter unless otherwise agreed to in writing by CCAPP. If you need additional items, please bring the item with you or purchase (rent) directly from the hotel. All orders must be submitted in advance. You may order additional A/V by contacting the hotel directly.

Please note: If you wish to bring your own or rent any A/V equipment, we do not provide hook-up or technical support.

Agreement and Understanding:

I have read all the information on this Application to Present and agree to abide by the listed terms. I understand if I am selected to present at CCAPP’s 4th Annual California Addiction Conference my registration fee will be discounted by 25%. Unless agreed to in writing and signed by the CEO, I am responsible for paying all travel-related conference expenses. I also understand that the staff and/or Conference Committee reserve the right to check my professional references and/or credentials. I understand and agree that CCAPP has the right to deny any presentation with or without justification. I understand that all A/V equipment supplied by CCAPP is listed above and that I may be required to purchase any additionally requested A/V equipment through the hotel. I agree to be recorded on audio, video & photo and such recordings are the sole property of CCAPP. By submitting this application to present, I agree to these conditions.
Release and Authorization for Use, Reproduction and Distribution (VID form- CCAPP/RBS)
I agree to the terms above to Release and Authorization for Use, Reproduction and Distribution (VID form- CCAPP/RBS)