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NAATP National 2021

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Conference Thank You 

Thank you to the 600 treatment professionals that attended, sponsored, exhibited, volunteered, and presented NAATP National 2021! We had a successful conference with great energy - the first in-person gathering in 20 months - in December of 2021. Our members and attendees went back home with renewed vision and direction as the conference environment revolved around thought-provoking discussions and beneficial networking. 

Location and Theme

NAATP National 2021 was the 42nd Addiction Treatment Leadership Conference for The National Association. It was held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, CO on December 7 - 9 2021. The theme was A Searching and Fearless Inventory: Accountability in Quality, Leadership, and Racial Equity and the sessions focused on outcomes, ethics, leadership, policy, and more. 

2021 Conference Program

Download and view the conference program to review sessions, exhibitors, sponsors, and more! 
2021 Conference Program
2021 Conference Brochure

2021 Conference Session Materials 

General Session Power Points:

Opening Night Banquet
GS1: Welcome to NAATP National 2021: Emerging from Industry Trauma through Accountability
         & Taking Our Inventory: Treatment Quality, Leadership, and Racial Equity

GS2: Care Integration: A Primary-Behavioral-Substance Use Disorder Model
GS3: The State of Our Association
Membership Session

Breakout Session Power Points:

A1: A FoRSE for Good: How NAATP's New Science Foundation will Improve Quality
A2: Virtual Care: Telehealth and Virtual Reality in Addiction Treatment
A3: Designing Culturally Responsive Clinical Settings
B1: Building a Diverse Organization: The Business Case for DEI
B2: Field Consolidation: The Continued March of Mergers and Acquisitions
B3: Leadership and COVID-19: The Relationship Between Compassion Fatigue and Organizational Health
C1: Distinguishing Outcomes-Based Treatment and Evidence-Based Practices
C2: Ethics is Never Over: Balanced and Effective Local Regulation
C3: Understanding and Healing Intergenerational Racism and Bias
D1: The Continuity of Care Gap: Effective Communication and Transition
D2: Quality Through Advocacy: Federal Public Policy and the NAATP Alliance for State Advocacy
D3: Reaching Out Across Cultural Lines: Culturally Responsive Community Outreach

Audio Files provided by Recovery Coast to Coast:

Coming Soon! Our audio recordings will be available online and in the app in mid-January.

Conference Photos

Browse and enjoy the conference photos! 

2021 Conference Web Gallery
Access with password: denver2021 (lower case letters).

Conference App

Attendees will have access to our NAATP National App into 2022. Search for “NAATP Events and Trainings” in your phone’s app store to download and login. On the app you can review session information, presenter bios, the Exhibitor Interactive Floorplan, FoRSE Information, and more. 

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Credit Hours

Continuing Education Credits are provided through NAADAC. The National Association #64394 is an approved education provider through NAADAC. Approximately 11 credit hours will be offered. NAATP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CE Certificates will be emailed in mid-January.  NBCC credits will NOT be offered. Please check with NBCC directly about self-reporting hours. 

Exhibitor Information 

Exhibiting is a great way to market your organization and network with leaders, executives, and stakeholders within the addiction treatment field. The purpose of exhibits is to compliment sessions at the annual conference by giving colleagues the opportunity to gather together, network, and see high-quality providers and supporters on site.

Thank you to our 2021 Exhibitors

Sponsorship Information 

Sponsorship compatibility with the conference mission is important.  The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers reserves the right to determine the eligibility, accepting or rejecting any sponsor that is not in line with the NAATP mission, ethics, character, and purpose of the conference. 

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Review COVID Safety Guidelines

Review NAATP's 2021 Conference COVID Safety Guidelines.