8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference

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Start Date - End Date

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017

Event Location

The George Washington University
800 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Organizer

The George Washington University

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until the 8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference

COLLABORATION GUIDANCE EXPERTISE

PRE-CONFERENCE: Monday July 10, 2017

10:00 am ‐
6:00 pm

Registration Open

(Outside the Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

11:00 am ‐
5:00 pm

Exhibitor Set Up

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

6:00 pm ‐
9:00 pm

ARHE Sponsorship Reception

(The City View Room, 1957 E St NW)

DAY ONE: Tuesday July 11, 2017

7:00 am ‐
7:00 pm

Registration Open

(Outside the Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

7:30am –
8:30 am

Recovery Meeting

(Marvin Center 310)

7:00 am ‐
8:30 am

Continental Breakfast Provided by Sober College

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

8:30 am –
10:15 am

ARHE Opening Session

(Betts Theater)

8:30 am ‐
9:45 am

ARS Opening Session

(Jack Morton Auditorium)

10:15 am ‐
12:00 pm

ARHE Keynote Panel

(Betts Theater)

10:15 am ‐
12:00 pm

ARS Keynote Session

(Jack Morton Auditorium)

12:00 pm ‐
1:30 pm

Lunch on your own

1:30 pm ‐
2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Jack Morton Auditorium)

2:30 pm ‐
3:00 pm

Coffee Break Sponsored by Caron Treatment Centers

3:00 pm ‐
4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Jack Morton Auditorium)

4:00 pm ‐
4:30 pm

Coffee Break Sponsored by Caron Treatment Centers

4:30 pm ‐
5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Jack Morton Auditorium)

5:30 pm ‐
7:00 pm

Reception and Student Posters Sponsored by Pavillon

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall and Pavillon Ballroom)

6:30 pm ‐
8:30 pm

Conference Entertainment Sponsored by AIM House

(Various locations)

DAY TWO: Wednesday July 12, 2017

7:00 am ‐
5:00 pm

Registration Open

(Outside the Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

7:00 am ‐
8:30 am

Continental Breakfast Provided by Sober College

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

8:30 am –
10:00 am

ARHE & ARS Opening Session

(Lisner Auditorium)

10:00 am ‐
10:30 am

Coffee Break Sponsored by PURPLE

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

10:30 am ‐
11:30 am

ARHE & ARS Keynote Panel

(Lisner Auditorium)

11:30 am ‐
12:00 pm

ARHE & ARS Awards

12:00 pm ‐
1:30 pm

Lunch on your own

1:30 pm ‐
2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Lisner Auditorium)

2:30 pm ‐
3:00 pm

Coffee Break Sponsored by PURPLE

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

3:00 pm ‐
4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Lisner Auditorium)

4:00 pm ‐
4:30 pm

Coffee Break Sponsored by PURPLE

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

4:30 pm ‐
5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center and Lisner Auditorium)

7:00 pm ‐
9:00 pm

National Town Hall on The Opioid Crisis

(Lisner Auditorium)

DAY THREE: Thursday July 13, 2017

7:00 am ‐
9:00 am

Continental Breakfast Provided by Sober College

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

9:00 am ‐
10:00 am

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center)

10:00 am ‐
10:30 am

Coffee Break

(Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall)

10:30 am ‐
11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

(Marvin Center)

11:45 am ‐
1:00pm

Closing Session

(Betts Theater)

Early Bird
(By May 5th)
Regular
(May 5th to June 30th)
Late
(After June 30th)

ARHE or ARS Member

$250 $300 $350

Non Member Price**

$400 $450 $500

Student Price

$50 $75 $100

Online registration is now closed. You will need to register on-site Monday-Wednesday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Exhibitors/Sponsors: please use the registration link provided for you by email.

** BECOME AN ARHE MEMBER TODAY

Which ARHE Membership is right for you?

Select the membership that best suits you, fill out the registration and complete the confirmation to validate your membership subscription.

About

More information coming shortly. Please email Greg Snodgrass at snodgrass@collegiaterecovery.org for any inquiries.

Pricing & Benefits

Full Sponsorship Prospectus

Exhibit Map

Please email Greg Snodgrass at snodgrass@collegiaterecovery.org for any additional inquiries.

Purchase

More information coming shortly. Please email Greg Snodgrass at snodgrass@collegiaterecovery.org for any inquiries.

Travel

Foggy Bottom is conveniently located in the heart of Washington, D.C., close to three major airports, including Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Dulles International and Baltimore Washington International, as well as to Union Station where you can take the bus or train. Public transportation is at your doorstep with the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro stop on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines located right on campus. Reagan Washington National Airport in suburban Virginia is closest and most convenient to the University. From the airport, you can hop on a Metrorail train or take a taxi directly to the Foggy Bottom Campus. Reagan Airport is also the closest airport to the hotel options listed below.

Parking

If you’re driving to campus, you can enter the Marvin Center’s address of 800 21st Street NW into your GPS as a reference point or head right to one of our visitor parking garages. Be sure to review the parking garage rates and hours before you arrive. Click here for more information- https://transportation.gwu.edu/visitors.

Dining

Though we will be providing conference breakfasts, snacks, and a couple receptions- lunch and dinner will still be on your own. We’re embedded in the heart of D.C. and the food options in our city are boundless. In fact, D.C. was recently ranked third in Zagat’s Top 17 Food Cities of 2015. Whether you want to explore the D.C. food scene with friends or stay on-campus, we have you covered no matter your tastes and dietary needs. Visit https://dining.gwu.edu/where-eat to learn more!

Lodging

The Conference Committee has secured several room blocks at a variety of locations on and close to campus. Due to the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference happening simultaneously, options and rates are limited. The closest and cheapest option is the on-campus residence hall (more information posted below). For any questions, feel free to contact us at conference@collegiaterecovery.org

Hotels

Our hotel blocks are sold out at this time. Please see alternative options below such as the residence hall, nearby hotels, and various other lodging options

Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn- $159 a night + tax, off-campus

1533 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (703) 528-2222

Please see your booking link below

Book your group rate for National ARHE/ARS Conference

One Washington Circle Hotel- $229 a night + tax, on-campus

1 Washington Circle NW, Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202-872-1680

Please see your booking link below

Association of Recovery in Higher Education

University Inn- $229 a night + tax, on-campus

824 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202-337-6620

Please see your booking link below

Association of Recovery in Higher Education

Other On-Campus Hotels (no conference block)

Residence Hall

The conference residence hall for the 8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference and 16th National ARS Conference will be Thurston Hall at The George Washington University. It is located at 1900 F St NW and is 4 blocks or less from all conference activities. To learn more about Thurston Hall, click here- https://living.gwu.edu/thurston-hall

Individuals are able to stay in a shared 4-bed dorm room for either 4 nights checking in on Sunday, July 9th or for 3 nights checking in on Monday, July 10th. The pricing information is below.  All rooms are single gender unless noted otherwise. Contact conference@collegiaterecovery.org for additional information.

Coordinating Roommates and Logistics:
If you’d like to room with a particular individual or group, please enter their information at the bottom of the page. A member of the conference committee will follow up with you later in the spring to communicate all details regarding check in, check out, and other aspects of your stay.

Pricing:
4 nights checking in on Sunday July 9th = $75 total per night or $300 total per person (linens included)
3 nights checking in on Monday July 10th = $75 total per night or $225 total per person (linens included)
 ***Booking your stay in the conference residence hall is done through conference registration. Please visit the registration tab above for more information.

If any of these lodging options don’t work for you, there are a variety of hotels convenient to our Foggy Bottom Campus. Make a discounted reservation at one of our preferred hotels and Choose a hotel that offers seasonal discount rates to the GW community. To find an alternative hotel for your stay, you can use the main conference address of 800 21st St NW. Washington, DC 20052.

Alternative lodging options include:

      Airbnbhttps://www.airbnb.com/s/Washington–DC

      VRBO- https://www.vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/usa/district-of-columbia…/foggy-bottom

Please contact us at conference@collegiaterecovery.org if you have any questions regarding travel, lodging, and other accommodations!

The 2017 Call for Proposals has closed.

We will be opening the 2018 Call for Proposals later in the year.

CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS

 

  • Attendees should review the CE list to determine which sessions are approved by the board(s) with which they are credentialed. The list of approved sessions will be available online and at the registration area.
  • Attendees are expected to attend each session in its entirety to claim credit.
  • Attendees will need to have badge code scanned AT THE END of the session. It is the responsibility of the attendee to have his/her/their badge scanned to verify attendance.
  • Participants will receive an email with session & conference evaluations after the conference.
  • A certificate will be issued electronically once evaluations are completed.

 

Any questions or concerns regarding continuing education should be directed to Susie Mullens at conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

Psychology The conference has been approved by the DC Psychological Association.

The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

NAADAC

The course has been approved by NAADAC.

Social Work-

This program is Approved by the NASW (Approval # 886757690-3252) for up to 13 continuing education contact hours.  Please note that the following states do NOT recognize NASW approval: MI, NY, NJ, ID, OR, WV.  Attendees from those states will need to address approval directly with the licensing boards.  American Social Work Board / (ASWB) Approval is pending.

 

Counseling-  Application has been made to NBCC for approval.  Please check with the registration staff for more information.

 

MFT- Those needing MFT please refer to information provided at the registration area.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

When does registration open?

Registration opens on Monday July 10th at 10:00 am outside the Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall (Marvin Center Grand Ballroom). It will close at 4:00 pm before reopening Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Will meals be provided?  

We will be providing conference breakfasts, snacks throughout the day, and an opening reception for all attendees on Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Life of Purpose Exhibitor Hall (Marvin Center Grand Ballroom). There is a VIP Reception Monday evening- limited tickets available for purchase online or in person.

Where to eat?

The conference is embedded in the heart of D.C. and the food options in the city are boundless. In fact, D.C. was recently ranked #1 by Zagat in its “26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016”. Whether you want to explore the D.C. food scene with friends or stay on-campus, we have you covered no matter your tastes and dietary needs. Visit https://dining.gwu.edu/where-eat to learn more!

How do I connect to the internet?

  1. Access your device settings to connect to Wi-Fi.
  2. Select GWconnect from your available SSID (network) list.
  3. Open a web browser and you will be redirected to the GWConnect Splash Page automatically.
    1. If you are not, please navigate to my.gwu.edu to trigger the redirection.
  4. On the Splash Page, Click the link in the sentence, “If you are a guest of the university click here to request or reset credentials
  5. Fill in the form and accept the GW wireless terms of use.
  6. Click Register to submit.
  7. You will receive an email with your username and password.
    1. If you have selected to have your credentials sent via SMS Text, you will receive a text as well.
  8. Click Login
  9. Enter the username and password given to log in.

 

How do I get information on local recovery meetings?

Alcoholics Anonymous https://aa-dc.org

Narcotics Anonymous  http://www.cprna.org/our-areas/meetings/rock-creek-area/

SMART Recovery- http://capitalsmart.org/

 

Will there be recovery meetings on-site?

Yes! There are 7 Recovery Meetings scheduled on site during the conference at the Marvin Center Room 310 in the “Recovery Room”. The format will vary depending upon the host of the meeting.

 

Tuesday July 11th:

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM &  6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Wednesday July 12th

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM &  6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Thursday July 13th

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

 

Residence Hall 

For those staying on campus in Thurston Hall it is located at 1900 F St NW and is less than 4 blocks or less from all conference activities. To learn more about Thurston Hall, please visit https://living.gwu.edu/thurston-hall  For any issues related to your stay in the residence hall please contact conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

Where to park?

 

If you’re driving to campus, you can enter the Marvin Center’s address of 800 21st Street NW into your GPS as a reference point or head right to one of our visitor parking garages. Be sure to review the parking garage rates and hours before you arrive. Click here for more information- https://transportation.gwu.edu/visitors.

 

Is there public transportation?

Public transportation is at your doorstep with the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro stop on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines located right on campus! Visit the Washington Metro Transit Authority website at www.wmata.com to learn more.  A variety of ridesharing options are also plentiful in the DC area (e.g. Lyft, Uber, etc.)

 

Can I smoke or vape at the conference?

No. As of August 2013 George Washington University adopted a smoke free campus policy, which includes all outdoor campus areas.  E-cigarettes/vaping is included in the policy and is not permitted on campus.

 

Will I receive written confirmation of my registration?

Yes. Online registrants will receive email confirmation shortly after registering. Faxed and mailed registrations will receive confirmation via email as soon as registrations are processed.

 

What is the conference dress code?

Dress is casual / business casual.

 

Do you accommodate special needs?

People with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) who require conference access and/or reasonable accommodation and access to learning materials that are prepared specifically for the conference should notify ARHE of this need during their registration process so that accommodations may be met. Please make us aware as soon as possible so that appropriate plans can be made.  All service animals are welcome at the conference but must have visible indication/work vest and documentation available.

 

Do you accept workshop proposals?

Yes, there is an annual Call for Presentations for the ARHE Conference. Please check the website at www.collegiaterecovery.org for more information.

 

What airports are you close to?

We are close to Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Dulles International and Baltimore Washington International. Reagan Washington National Airport in suburban Virginia is closest and most convenient to the University. From the airport, you can hop on a Metrorail train or take a taxi directly to the Foggy Bottom Campus.

 

 

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

In the event of such cancellation received up to 60 calendar days prior to conference, ARHE/ARS shall refund 90% of payment. ARHE/ARS shall refund 50% of payment on cancellations received between 30-59 calendar days prior to the conference. No refund will be made on cancellations received within 29 calendar days of conference.

 

 

What happens to photos and videos taken at the conference?

ARHE/ARS will be taking photos and encouraging social media engagement using the hashtags #ARHEinDC and #ARSinDC.  Some sessions will also be recorded.  Photos & videos may be utilized in promotional materials.  Unless specific requests are made in writing all conference participants agree to the use of their likeness.  Requests should be made in writing to conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

How do I make a grievance, complaint or report a concern?

Every effort has been made to make your conference experience a great one!  If you have a concern please bring it to the registration desk in the 3rd floor lobby of the Marvin Center and ask to speak to Susie or Rachel.  Every effort will be made to resolve your concern.  You may also provide feedback on the conference evaluation form.  Formal grievances must be made via email to conference@collegiaterecovery.org within 7 days of the event of concern.

Organizing Institution

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Association of Recovery in
Higher Education

conference@collegiaterecovery.org
@ARHE_tweets
#ARHEinDC

Association of Recovery Schools
sasha.mclean@archwayacademy.org
@ARS_recovery
#ARSinDC