September 26-28, 2014 Washington, D.C.
Exploring the Power of Choice
Registration Deadline: August 28, 2014.
Would you like a deeper connection to SMART Recovery? Interested in celebrating SMART’s 20th anniversary and networking with other volunteers? Want to learn more about the science behind SMART? Interested in SMART’s plans for the future?
The 2014 SMART Annual Conference will be held in the heart of Washington, D.C., at the Grosvenor Auditorium at the National Geographic Headquarters. In keeping with the spirit of the National Geographic, the theme is Exploring the Power of Choice. This conference is geared to inform and inspire, with session topics covering SMART tools, organizational updates, future plans, and with addiction recovery professionals speaking on mindfulness, recovery advocacy, history of recovery, and more.
Volunteers, online and face-to-face meeting participants, Board members and friends of SMART Recovery can expect to enjoy an impressive line-up of accomplished speakers and topics:
Michael Botticelli, Acting Director, ONDCP Opening Remarks
Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, President: “SMART 101”
Shari Allwood, Exec Director: SMART Worldwide
William L. White, Sr. Research Consultant: History of the Recovery Movement (rec.)
Jonathan von Breton, MA, CCMHC: SMART Tools
Peter Gaumond, ONDCP: Recovery Advocacy
Steve Gumbley, MA, ACDP II: Recovery Advocacy
Hank Robb, Ph.D., ABPP: Becoming Mindful
An optional sightseeing tour of the Washington D.C. area will kick off the event Continue reading