Agenda

The agenda for the next NCAD will be announced in early 2019. Below is the 2018 agenda.
Sunday, August 19, 2018
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Registration
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Counseling/Clinical Strategies W01-Precision Addiction Management: The Future Is Now
9:00 AM - 3:15 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies W02-Sexuality and Gender Diversity in Recovery, Presented by NALGAP
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Counseling/Clinical Strategies W03-Anger and Trauma: Understanding and Avoiding Traps
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM Ethics W04-Legal and Ethical Issues, Best Practices and Strategies for Clinicians
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Tour T01: WJW Treatment Center Tour and Educational Session: Neuromodulation Interventions for Addictions Relapse Prevention (1.5 CE)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Prevention/Intervention W05-A Path from Surviving to Thriving: Self-Care, Stress and Burnout
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders W06-High Net Worth Families: High-Risk and High-Touch Service
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Plenary P01A - From Dreams to Heartbreak: Breaking the Stigma of Addiction by Making ‘The Choice’, Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Plenary/Alcohol P01B - Plenary - Unspoken Legacy: Reverberations of Trauma in the Alcohol Fractured Family, Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Book Signing Book Signing, Claudia Black, PhD
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Networking Opening Reception and Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Alkermes
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Autograph Session Tony Hoffman Autograph Session
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Open Meeting Open Meeting
Monday, August 20, 2018
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM Yoga Yoga for Your Health and Addiction Recovery
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Registration
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Marketing MK01P1 – (Additional Fees Apply) Addiction Treatment Marketing, Part 1, Presented by Behavioral Health Association of Providers
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Executive & Leadership BH01 - A Strategic Communication Approach in Times of Crisis*
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Plenary P02 - Plenary - Creating Balance in Recovery: How to Teach, Practice and Live in Dialectics, Presented by CeDAR and Sponsored Dominion Diagnostics, Behavioral Healthcare Executive and Addiction Professional Award Presentations
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Networking Networking in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH02 - Sober Living Panel: Practice and Policy at the Eye of the Storm*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E01-Getting Young Clinicians Up to Speed on Co-Occurring Disorders, Presented by CeDAR
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Recovery Support E02 - The Role of Neurofeedback, Mindfulness Meditation and Targeted Nutrition in Addiction Relapse Prevention
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E03 - Ignited Recovery: Shedding the Stigma and Shame
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Recovery Support E04 - The 12 Steps, or Something Else? Alternatives to the 12-Step Model for Recovery Support
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Alcohol E05-The Silver Tsunami: Aging, Substance Use, Chronic Pain, Grief and Loss
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E06 -Preventing Opioid Misuse in Rural Populations: How One Coalition is Utilizing Environmental Strategies to Address a Growing Problem
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH03 - The Addiction Treatment Technology Conundrum * Presented by Credible Behavioral Health
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E07-The Warring Truths: Integrating Dialectics into Clinical Practice, Presented by CeDAR
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E08-Integrating a Trauma Informed Approach with Co-Occurring Disorders
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Gender Specific / Cultural Competence Strategies E09 - Treating Addictions with Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Ethics E10 -Self-Care: An Ethical Response During Workforce Crisis
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Holistic E11-Professional Spiritual Care in Addiction Treatment: The Missing Pieces of Standards and Outcomes
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Networking Networking in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH04 - Treatment Center Reimbursement: Securing Your Revenue Stream, Presented by Polsinelli, LLP
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E12 -Use and Integration of Formal Psychological Assessment in the Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders, Presented by CeDAR
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Prevention/Intervention E13-The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E14-ASAM Dimensions and Spiritual Assessment: A Clinical Training
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Professional Development E15-LGBTQ+: Healing Through Clinical Self Awareness
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Recovery Support E16 -Recovery Support Services’ Role in Producing Sustainable Outcomes
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Special Event Dinner and "Are We Doing All We Can to Help Reinforce Recovery?" Sponsored by Alkermes
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Open Meeting Open Meeting
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM Yoga Yoga for Your Health and Addiction Recovery
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Registration
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Marketing MK01P2 - (Additional Fees Apply) Addiction Treatment Marketing, Part 2, Presented by Behavioral Health Association of Providers
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Executive & Leadership BH05 - The Emperor's New Clothes: How Becoming a "Data-Driven" Company Is Lying To Yourself If Your Culture Just Isn't Ready For It, Presented by Dreamscape Marketing
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Plenary P03 - Plenary - All in the Family 2018: The Intergenerational Experience of Gender Rules, Trauma and Love, Presented by WestBridge, Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics, Father Joseph C. Martin Professional Excellence Award
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Book Signing Book Signing, Dan Griffin, MA
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Networking Networking in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH06 - Panel Session: Are Treatment Centers Losing the Message Battle?
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E17 -Trauma Informing the 12 Steps: Empowerment in Substance Misuse and Addiction Recovery
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E18 - Making MAT Work With Your Clinical Care: Guidance From the Country’s First 24/7 Opioid Treatment Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Families in Treatment E19-Walking the Talk: Practical Guidance on Transforming Your Services for Male-Identified Clients, Presented by WestBridge
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse E20 -Project ASSERT: Connecticut’s Evidence-Based Approach to Serving Youth with Opioid Use Disorders
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Process Addictions E21 -Digitizing Ourselves to Death: Understanding Pathological Digital Dependencies
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH07 -The Challenge of Integrated Addiction Treatment: Treating the Person, Not the Payer,* Presented by The Echo Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Alcohol E22-From Hurt to Hope: The Intersection of Trauma and Addiction and the Path to Recovery
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Families in Treatment E23 -Developing a Recovery Oriented System of Care that Treats Families, Presented by WestBridge
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E24 -Coping and Resilience Enhancement Program in the Treatment of Clinical Conditions Involving Hypersexual Disorders Concurrent with Severe and Pervasive Forms of Psychopathology
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Clinical E25 - Triple E for HCV: Engagement, Education and Eradication of HCV among Patients with Substance Use Disorders, Provided by the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Networking Networking in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Executive & Leadership BH08 - The Shift to Fee-for-Outcome: What Every Treatment Center Executive Needs to Know to Prepare*
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Alcohol E26 -Shh! Let's Talk About Alcohol Moderation for Mild to Moderate Alcohol Use Disorders
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Recovery Support E27 - Integrating Positive Psychology into Addiction Treatment, Presented by Elevate Addiction Services
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Families in Treatment E28 -Loving Someone Who Has Experienced Trauma: Understanding the Biological, Neurological and Emotional Impact of Trauma within Families, Presented by WestBridge
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse E29 -Combatting the Opioid Epidemic in Oregon: A Multi-Faceted Approach
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Gender Matters E30 - Unveiling the Hidden: Finding Healing from the Losses of Growing Up LGBT and from AddictionPresented by NALGAP
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Special Event NALGAP Reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Open Meeting Open Meeting
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Book Signing Book Signing, Stefanie Carnes, PhD, LMFT, CSAT-S
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM NALGAP Breakfast NALGAP Breakfast
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Registration Registration
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM Marketing MK01P3 - (Additional Fees Apply) Ethical Compensation Practices, Part 3, Presented by Behavioral Health Association of Providers
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Plenary P04 - Plenary, Sexual Addiction: Diagnostic Challenges and New Research, sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics, and NALGAP President's Award
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Education Summit SAM01 - (Additional Fees Apply) SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Summit, Presented by SAM
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Networking Networking Break
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Alcohol E31 - Focusing on the Leading Killer: Best Practices in Treating Clients with Alcohol Use Disorder
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Process Addictions E32 -Helping Couples Survive the Impact of Betrayal Trauma and Sexual Addiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Recovery Support E33 -Collegiate Recovery Programs: Making College Recovery Friendly
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E34 -Effective Counseling for Young Adults: Give It to Them Straight
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Ethics E35 -Addiction Professionals, Self-Monitoring, Impairment, Illegal Practices and Ethical Boundary Violations
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Plenary P05 - Lunch and Plenary - Starting the Food, Body Conversation: Tools and Strategies for A Healthy Relationship, Presented by Eating Recovery Center
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Process Addictions E36-Addressing Eating Disorders in Substance Use Treatment
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Gender Matters E37 -Gay Men, Methamphetamine and Sex: Improving Treatment Outcomes for Marginalized, Traumatized and Multiply Diagnosed Clients, presented by NALGAP
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Families in Treatment E38 -Effects of the Opioid Crisis on Children of Addicted Parents
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Counseling/Clinical Strategies E39 -Attachment Based Experiential Group Psychotherapy
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Co-Occurring Disorders E40 -Expanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment Specific to Older Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Plenary/Alcohol P06 - A Call to Action: Ensuring That Addiction Practice and Policy Are Driven by Research, Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics