Annual Addictions Conference

8th Annual Addictions Conference
Thank you for another terrific year!
We will be announcing a Save the Date for the 2022 Conference
in the coming months, so please check back regularly.

Speakers and Topics

We are pleased to announce our topics and speakers for the 2021 Addictions Conference!

Just and Equitable Clinical Work in Addiction Treatment: The Who, Why, and How Lorraine Howard, LCSW, LCADC
Schema Therapy for Patients with Substance Use Disorder – Dr. David Crone
Trauma and Resilience within Addiction Treatment – Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C
Medication Assisted Treatment and Nutrition’s Role in Alcohol Recovery – Dr. John Umhau

AC21 Session Abstracts, LO’s and Speaker Bios


Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors!



Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors!


Continuing Education

The below continuing education offerings are finalized. No additional CE disciplines will be offered for this conference.

American Psychological Association (APA) – “Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and it’s content.” CHEP designates this program as a maximum of 6.0 APA CE hours. 

Board of Social Work Examiners West Virginia (WVSW) – “8th Annual Addictions Conference” scheduled for October 6, 2021 as a live webinar has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners for 6.0 CEU’s; provider number 499999.”

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners – “Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for 6.0 Category 1 continuing education credits.”

Maryland Nurses Association (ANCC) – “Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.” CHEP designates this program for a maximum of 6.0 CNE units.

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) – “This course has been approved by CHEP as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider for 6.0 CEs. NAADAC provider number 62665, CHEP is responsible for all aspects of their programming.”

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) – “Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education provider, ACEP No. 6140. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.” CHEP designates this program as a maximum 6.0 NBCC CE hours.

Attendance Tracking, Evaluation, and Certificates

The webinar system will track your attendance for the program day. You are expected to attend 90% of the content hour portions (6.0 hours) of the day in order to receive credit. Any attendee who falls below the 90% threshold for attendance will not receive credit for the training. Please plan to log-in to the training using a computer; calling into the training may result is a lower attendance score. 

An evaluation will be emailed to attendees who completed the training within two business days of the program’s completion. Certificates will generate upon submission of that evaluation. CHEP does not and will not issue partial credit certificates.

Target Audiences

This conference is geared towards the following disciplines: addiction counselors, social workers, certified counselors, psychologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and students. Targeted audience does not guarantee specific discipline credit; please review the above continuing education section for full CEU listing.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations for the Addiction Conference must be made no later than one week prior to the program date, and refunds are subject to a 10% processing fee. CHEP does not offer vouchers for cancellations for these conferences. No refund option will be available to cancellations made less than one week prior to the program date. No-show attendees – will forfeit any payments made for the program.

Contact Information

Please direct any questions or concerns to the Education Manger:
Annie Caporellie
[email protected]