[DIV28SUPER] Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Meeting - Continuing Education and Early Bird Registration ending soon!

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Continuing Education

Happy New Year! We hope that one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to sign up for CE courses, and the 2015 Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction conference is the perfect place to get your CE credits! The conference will offer 12.5 total eligible CE credit hours, including two dynamic keynotes, a preconference workshop, and five symposia/panels on cutting-edge topics in the field. 

The earlybird deadline is February 5th -
Register for the CPA now!


2015 Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction
Baltimore Maryland
March 6-7, 2015

Reserve Your Hotel | Conference Registration | Final Program

Earlybird Registration Ends February 5!





The theme for the 2015 CPA is "Changing Landscapes of Addiction: Use, Assessment and Treatment

·         Thought-provoking keynotes and cross-discipline panels

·         Interactive environment for collaboration/networking

·         Poster Sessions

·         Discounted rates for Early Career Psychologists

·         Student opportunities (discounted rates, special networking events)

·         You do not have to be a member of Division 50 or APA to attend the conference!

·         12.5 CE hours are available*!



Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  He directs several Psychology Department Centers including the MDQUIT Tobacco Resource Center and the Center for Community Collaboration that are involved in state and national capacity building and SAMHSA funded projects on integrated care and SBIRT training and implementation.  Dr. DiClemente is the co-developer of the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change, and the author of numerous scientific publications on motivation and behavior change with a variety of health and addictive behaviors. Dr. DiClemente has co-authored a self-help book, Changing for Good, as well as several professional books, The Transtheoretical Model, Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change (second edition), and Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages of Change Therapy Manual.  His book, Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover, is published by Guilford Press. For his work in the addictions he was given the RWJF Innovators Combating Substance Abuse Award, the ASAM McGovern Award, a lifetime achievement award from ABCT’s Addictive Behavior Group, and a distinguished scientific contribution award from the American Psychological Association’s Division on Addictions.  

A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D., is Chair of the Board and co-founder of the Treatment Research Institute (TRI) and an experienced substance abuse researcher. From 2009 to 2010, he was Science Advisor and Deputy Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), a Congressionally confirmed Presidential appointment to help shape the nation’s public policy approach to illicit drug use. At ONDCP, McLellan worked on a broad range of drug issues, including formulation and implementation of the President’s National Drug Control Strategy and promotion of drug treatment through the broader revamping of the national health care system. Dr. McLellan is the recipient of several distinguished awards including the Life Achievement Awards of the American and British Societies of Addiction Medicine; the RWJF Innovator Award; and awards for Distinguished Contribution to Addiction Medicine from the Swedish and Italian Medical Associations. With his at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. McLellan introduced the Addiction Severity Index and, later, the Treatment Services Review. Both are among the most widely used assessment instruments in the world.


We are currently offering four exciting pre-conference workshops, including three clinical workshops and one free workshop for students, post-docs, and early career psychologists.  Go to http://research.alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/cpa/preconference for more information.


SYMPOSIA (1.25 CE credit each; 6.25 total)


We have an exciting lineup of sessions being offered at the CPA conference. Go to http://research.alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/cpa/program to view full session descriptions.




Last year’s poster session was the highlight of our networking events. This year, we will be hosting multiple poster sessions with concurrent networking receptions. 



The beautiful Monaco Hotel in Baltimore will be the venue for our Annual Conference. The hotel is located in the heart of Baltimore and is local to public transportation. Room rates are $139 per night. Reserve your room now!



Katie Witkiewitz, PhD, Program Chair


*Continuing Education provided during the Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Conference is provided by APA Division 50. APA Division 50 is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Division 50 maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information on the available hours and learning objectives, contact katiew@unm.edu.




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