Annual Addictions Conference

7th Annual Addictions Conference:
Weathering the Storm
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Now in its seventh year, CHEP Inc.’s Annual Addictions Conference has established itself as a leading program centered on educating medical professionals working within the realm of addictions.  This is a full-day conference with speakers presenting on timely topics surrounding this epidemic that is plaguing our communities. For the first time, this year we are offering the Annual Addiction Conference as a webinar!

Speakers and Topics

Our 2020 Conference Speakers and Topics are as follows:

Addiction and Recovery: Understanding the Pathway and the Process – Dr. Carlo DiClemente, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, UMBC
Women in Addiction and Recovery – Jennifer Aguglia, LCSW-C, VP Of Outpatient Services, Ashley Treatment
Mindfulness Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders – Dr. Michael Gawrysiak, Assistant Professor, West Chester University of PA
Supporting Those Who Served: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment for Military Populations – Duane France, MA, MBA, LPC, Executive Director, Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency and Director of Veteran Services, Family Care Center LLC


Registration is now re-opened! You will need to register through the link below, and once you receive your confirmation email, you will need to follow the instructions for registering your name and email address for us to track your attendance for the day of the webinar.

Register Now!

Community Provider – $60
VA VISN 5 Employee – $20
Student – $40

There will not be an early bird registration option for this year as we want to make this program as accessible as possible for all interested in attending.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend the conference after registering, you must contact our office via email or phone.  The following guidelines for cancellations will apply:

  • Cancellations by registrant made prior to September 23, 2020 will receive a refund less a 10% processing fee.
  • Cancellations by registrant made September 23, 2020 or after will not receive a refund.
  • Vouchers are not available for cancellations made at any time.
  • Refunds will not be issued to registrants that do not attend on the day of the conference.

CHEP reserves the right to cancel this program due to insufficient enrollment or any unforeseen circumstance such as inclement weather.  We will notify registrants via email, will update our company website, and will make every attempt to reach attendees via phone.  Registration fees will be fully refunded if we are unable to reschedule a cancelled program.  Processing fees may apply on refunds made to credit cards.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking for a great way to be involved in this program and support the continued efforts of CHEP? Consider becoming a sponsor for the conference this year! There are three options to fit every organization’s budget. Check them out below and email the Program Manager if you’d like more information on registering as a sponsor.

2020 Addictions Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Continuing Education

As availability of continuing education information becomes available, we will update here accordingly.

Evaluation and Certificates

All attendees are required to register their name and email address on the Webex platform and receive an Attention Rating of 90% or higher in order to receive credits. The Attention Rating is calculated automatically through the Webex system and reported to our team at the conclusion of the program. In order to receive the highest rate possible, be sure to stay logged into the training for the duration, do not minimize the training screen, and do not open other screens on top of the training. An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program’s completion. Once you complete and submit the evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed.

Target Audiences

Addiction counselors, social workers, certified counselors, psychologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses,  and students.


While we value our continued relationships with the exhibitors that have participated over the past six years, we will not be offering exhibitor options for the 2020 virtual conference. We are eager to return to an in-person conference in 2021 and will be eager to reinstate this feature for that future programming.

Contact Information: 

Please direct any questions or concerns to the Program Manger:

Annie Caporellie
[email protected]