Magazine article Addiction Professional

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery Conference Come to Salt Lake City for a Unique Experience

Magazine article Addiction Professional

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery Conference Come to Salt Lake City for a Unique Experience

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NAADAC is joining with a number of partners in hosting the 2009 Sowing the Seeds of Recovery conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. These partners include the Utah Division of Sub-stance Abuse and Mental Health, the Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals (AUSAP), the Mountain West Addiction Technology Transfer Center and NALGAP, The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender & Their Allies.

The conference will be held from August 18-22, 2009, and will include workshops addressing prevention, safe and drug-free schools, criminal justice, addiction history, co-occurring disorders, current research and outcomes, ethics, special populations, work-place/management issues, clinical techniques, alternative therapies, faith based approaches, smoking cessation and professional development.

Earn Over 30 Continuing Education Credits

The conference will include keynote speakers, daily plenary sessions and breakout seminars. August 18th will feature an all-day, pre-conference seminar. The conference will also feature the Presidents' Awards Lunch, which will honor outstanding addiction-focused professionals from around the nation and an evening event for the NAADAC Political Action Committee (admission by donation). Also included will be optional evening events, to allow participants to earn more education credits or to see the sights in Salt Lake City.

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Explore Salt Lake City!

Salt Lake City hosted the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and is an amazing center of outdoor activity and cultural life. For more information on attractions and events in Salt Lake City, check out the Salt Lake City Visitor's Guide (www.ci.slc.ut.us/visitors) or to see what's happening in the rest of the state, please visit the Utah Travel Council (www.utah.com).

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Scholarships

Scholarships are available. All scholarship applications must be received 60 days before the first day of the conference (June 16, 2009). …

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