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2018 Conference Information

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Conference Thank You 

The 40th Annual NAATP National Addiction Leadership Conference is complete! We had a successful conference with great energy in Denver, CO on May 20 - 22, 2018. Our members and attendees go home with renewed vision and direction as the conference environment revolved around progress and community. With a successful conference behind us we look forward to what is in store for the upcoming year. Thank you to the 700 treatment professionals that attended, sponsored, exhibited, and presented.

2018 Conference Program

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2018 Conference Program

2018 Conference Session Materials 

General Session Powerpoints: 

Opening Night by Marvin Ventrell 
GS 1: NAATP Quality Assurance Initiative 
GS 2: Outcomes Pilot Project
GS 3: Aligning Google and the Treatment Field
GS 4: The NAATP QAI and the Tradition of Values-Based Addiction Treatment
GS 5: Treatment Provider Community Engagement, Public Relations, and Public Policy 

Quality Assurance Workshops Powerpoints:

QA 1: Ethics 2.0 
QA 2: Evidence Based Addiction Treatment Practice
QA 3: The Landscape of Treatment Licensing and Accreditation
QA 4: Deceptive or Transparent? There IS a Bright Line in Web Marketing
QA 5: Spirituality as an Operational Leadership Competency
QA 6: Managed Care Partnering

Audio Files provided by Recovery Coast to Coast:

Opening Night Banquet Part 1
Opening Night Banquet Part 2
GS 1: NAATP Quality Assurance Initiative 
GS 2: Outcomes Pilot Project
GS 3: Aligning Google and the Treatment Field
GS 4: The NAATP QAI and the Tradition of Values-Based Addiction Treatment
Membership and PAC Luncheon 

Recovery Coast to Coast Radio Show of 2018 Conference:

Interview #1 
In the first of two shows recorded during the 40th Annual National Addiction Leadership Conference, presented by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Programs (NAATP). We start off with an in-depth interview with NAATP Executive Director Marvin Ventrell, who sets the stage for this three day conference. Then a conversation with Laura Niedringhaus from the Beacon House in Pacific Grove Northern California, one of the oldest residential programs in America. We wrap up the first house with Robert Castan, President and CEO of Northpoint Recovery, in Boise, ID.

Interview #2 
In our second hour, we start with a chat with an old friend: Vance Johnson, former NFL great who played in 3 Super Bowls. He played for years with the Denver Broncos, and shares his story of experience, strength and hope. He is now in his 4th year of continuous recovery and is currently a spokesperson for Futures of Palm Beach in Florida. The then we catch up with Robyn Cruz, from the Eating Recovery Center and author of the book  “Making Peace with Your Plate: Eating Disorder Recovery.” Next up is Tamera Jimenez from the Anaheim Lighthouse, a large residential program in Southern California. And we conclude the first hour with highlights from a presentation by Doug Tieman, who has been the President and CEO of Caron Treatment Centers since 1995 on the tradition of values based addiction treatment.

Conference Photos

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2018 Golf Tourney Photos
2018 Opening Awards Banquet Photos
2018 Annual Conference Photos

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 the exhibits is to compliment the annual conference sessions by enabling registrants access to supporting organizations in the addiction treatment industry.  Exhibit booths for the 2018 NAATP National SOLD OUT 2 months prior to the conference. Reference our 2018 Exhibitor Information

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 2018 Sponsors