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Call for Abstracts and Awards

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We invite you to submit nominations for the 2021 NAATP National Addiction Leadership Awards. The award recipients will be recognized and honored during the Opening Night Banquet at the NAATP National Conference on Thursday, December 7, 2021, in Denver, Colorado.

New this year is The NAATP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Award which recognizes champions of diversity, equity, and inclusivity in the addiction treatment and recovery field.

Submit An Award Nomination

Award Categories:

Award Submission Deadline: July 1, 2021

Award Submission Process: When you are submitting an award nominee online we ask that you provide the following information:

  • Nominee name and contact information.
  • Explanation of why you are nominating this person for the award.
  • A comprehensive letter of recommendation.

Call For Abstracts

The 2021 conference - our first addiction leadership reunion since May 2019 - will focus on our experience during the tumultuous time of the pandemic, how it has affected our treatment community, and how we recover and move forward. Sessions should track the core competencies of treatment delivery listed and their guidelines as prescribed in the NAATP Quality Assurance Guidebook. We encourage submissions from industry professionals that fit within one or more of these domains, keeping in mind the overarching issues of treatment quality, evidence/value-based care, trauma, leadership, racism, DEI, and access to care.

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The NAATP Core Competencies:

  • Operations
  • Admissions & Patient Screening
  • Employment, Training & Credentialing
  • Billing
  • Discharge & Continuing Care
  • Outcomes Measures
  • Community Engagement, Public Relations & Public Policy
  • Marketing, Advertising & Visibility
  • Ethics

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 25, 2021

Abstract Selection: Conference sessions are chosen by NAATP Staff and the Conference Content Committee. Abstracts are evaluated based on industry relevance, interest, quality of information, and qualifications of presenters. NAATP does not use a “pay to play” model, and exhibitor and sponsorship fees are not considered in the abstract selection process.

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