9th National Collegiate Recovery Conference

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Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018

Event Location

University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd
Houston, TX 77004
United States

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9th National Collegiate Recovery Conference

PRE-CONFERENCE: Monday July 9, 2018

9:00 am ‐
4:15 pm

2018 ARHE/ARS Recovery Research Summit

9:00 AM- Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 AM- Keynote Presentation

10:15 AM- Coffee Break

10:30 AM- Panel Discussion

11:30 AM- Lunch (on your own)

1:00 PM- Panel Discussion

2:00 PM- Keynote Presentation

3:00 PM- Coffee Break

3:15 PM- Keynote Presentation

4:15 PM- Closing Remarks

 

6:00 pm ‐
8:30 pm

ARHE/ARS Awards Ceremony and Gala

6:00 PM Reception

7:00 PM Opening Remarks

7:15 PM Awards

8:30 PM Closing Remarks

 

DAY ONE: Tuesday July 10, 2018

9:00 am ‐
5:00 pm
9:00 AM- Welcome, Opening Remarks

9:15 AM ARHE/ARS Keynote

10:30 AM- Coffee Break

10:45 AM- ARHE/ARS Keynote

11:45 AM- Lunch (on your own)

1:30 PM- Breakouts

2:30 PM- Coffee Break

2:45 PM- Breakouts

3:45 PM- Coffee Break

4:00 PM- ARHE /ARS Keynote

(Evening activities on-campus and off-campus)

DAY TWO: Wednesday July 11, 2018

9:00 am ‐
5:00 pm
9:30 AM- Breakouts

10:30 AM- Coffee Break

10:45 AM- ARHE/ARS Keynote

12:00 PM- Lunch (on your own)

12:00 PM- ARHE Member Town Hall Luncheon

 

REST OF DAY: OPTIONAL

Activities in Houston or Conference Breakout Sessions

1:30 PM Breakouts

2:30 PM Coffee Break

2:45 PM Breakouts

3:45 PM Coffee Break

4:00 PM Breakouts

4:00 PM ARS Closing Session

6:00 pm ‐
8:45 pm
6:00 PM Emerging Leaders in Recovery: Evening Reception and Forum (Open to all!)

6:00 PM Networking Reception in Multipurpose Room

7:00 PM Program Begins in Student Center Theater

7:15 PM Opening Remarks

7:30 PM Keynote Speaker

8:00 PM Panel Discussion

8:45 PM Closing Remarks

DAY THREE: Thursday July 12, 2018

9:30 am ‐
3:30 pm
9:30 AM Breakouts

10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:45 AM Breakouts

11:45 AM Lunch (on your own)

1:15 PM Breakouts

2:15 PM Coffee Break

2:30 PM Closing Keynote

ARHE Member Pricing: an individual with a current and active ARHE membership
Non-Member Pricing: an individual without an ARHE membership

Early Bird
(By Feb 6th)
Regular
(Feb 6th to June 26th)
Late
(after June 26th)

Full Conference +Recovery Research Summit

$100 Student
$275 ARHE Member
$425 Non Member
$125 Student
$350 ARHE Member
$500 Non Member
$125 Student
$425 ARHE Member
$575 Non Member

One Day Conference or Recovery Research Summit Only

$50 Student
$125 ARHE Member
$175 Non Member
$75 Student
$150 ARHE Member
$200 Non Member
$75 Student
$175 ARHE Member
$225 Non Member

Awards and Gala Ticket

$50 Student
$125 ARHE Member
$175 Non Member
$75 Student
$150
ARHE Member
$200 Non Member
$75 Student
$175 ARHE Member
$225 Non Member

ARHE/ARS Awards and  Gala Only- $250

 
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

At the 8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference in Washington, D.C. we had approximately 75 sponsors and exhibitors. We are so grateful for your support and commitment to the field of collegiate recovery. For 2018 we want to keep the momentum going as we expect nearly 1,000 attendees at the University of Houston! If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please email ARHE Conference Director, Tim Rabolt, at tim.rabolt@collegiaterecovery.org

Options and Benefits

Download 2018 Full Sponsorship Prospectus

Exhibit Map

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please email ARHE Conference Director, Tim Rabolt, at tim.rabolt@collegiatereovery.org.

What airports are you close to?

We are close to both Hobby Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). For directions from the airport, please click here.

 

Where to stay?

The primary hotel for the 2018 ARHE/ARS Conference will be the Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District. Located approximately 5 miles from the University of Houston (15-minute drive or accessible via public transportation), the hotel is in a great area of the city. It’s approximately 14 miles from Hobby Airport (HOU) and 24 miles from George Bush Airport (IAH). For more information, view the full list of details on the hotel website.

Association of Recovery and Higher Education Room Block

Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin Street, (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road), Houston, Texas 77030
Pricing: 129.00 USD  per night + tax
Start date: July 9, 2018
End date: July 12, 2018
Last day to book: June 18, 2018 

 

 

 

Residence Hall 

The residence hall lodging option is a short 5-minute walk to the conference center. You can sign up for your stay through the conference registration link. The deadline to sign up is Friday June 1th. For more information, please email conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

Where to park?

Parking passes will be available for $20 and valid throughout the conference. More information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

Is there public transportation?

Further information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

Will meals be provided?  

We will be providing conference breakfasts, snacks throughout the day, and an ARHE Town Hall Luncheon for ARHE members. All other meals are on your own. There is also dinner provided at the ARHE/ARS Award Ceremony and Gala on Monday July 9th. Limited tickets are available to sponsoring organizations and available to purchase online through conference registration.

 

Where to eat?

You’re in luck: from bagels to Seared Balsamic Tuna, great food is around every corner at the University of Houston. Here are some of the on-campus options:

Eric’s Restaurant offers American bistro fare with a South American/Italian twist. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, Eric’s is staffed by students of the Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

UH Dining Services offer a variety of options across campus, including Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Einstein Bros. Bagels.

But why limit yourself when you’re in a great city like Houston? From BBQ to seafood and from Tex-Mex to Vietnamese … dining options in this multinational city are endless.

The conference center has a variety of convenient options available to attendees. Click here to see what’s available at the University of Houston Student Center. Further information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

Call for Proposals

The 2018 Call for Proposals is closed at this time. Please check back in Fall 2018 for information about the 2019 Call for Proposals.

Workshop Submission Process

There are 7 main conference tracks for this year: Collegiate Recovery, Treatment, Research, Family, Students, Social Justice, and Recovery High Schools.  Please see information below on the Conference Tracks to learn more. Fill out the form in its entirety and select the track(s) where you think your presentation will best fit. You are able to start and stop your application as much as you’d like- just remember your email and registrant ID when you log back in!

The Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) and the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS) are applying for continuing education credits from a variety of organizations. Your thorough responses in the call for proposals form ensures consistency and accuracy for our applications. Please be prepared with APA citations, an updated resume or CV, references, objectives, and other information as outlined in the submission form.

Presentations will be 60 minutes long, including time for audience Q&A. Presenter spaces are set up theater-style with rows of chairs and a podium up front. Rooms are equipped with internet, screen, projector, and microphone (for auditorium spaces only). Please plan to bring your own laptop.

The deadline for submissions is 11:59 P.M. ET on Monday February 2, 2018. A review committee made up of ARHE and ARS representatives will review submissions throughout January and February.

You will be notified of a decision regarding a proposal by mid-March of 2018. Presenters are responsible for all personal expenses including registration, travel, lodging, and meals unless told otherwise in writing by the Chair of the Conference Committee. Presenters who are accepted and attending for their session only can request a complimentary registration by emailing the address listed below.

*For any questions regarding submission, please email Tim Rabolt at conference@collegiaterecovery.org

Conference Tracks and Potential Topics

There are 7 main tracks for this year: Collegiate Recovery, Treatment, Research, Family, Students, Social Justice, and Recovery High Schools. Individuals are free to attend sessions from any track they choose. Additional tracks may be added at the discretion of the Conference Committee. Please select the track(s) where you feel your presentation will best fit. Email conference@collegiaterecovery.org with any questions.

Potential Topics by Track:

  • Collegiate Recovery- This track will be focused on the development and sustainability of collegiate recovery programs.
    • Identifying campus partners to support your CRP
    • What do other campus wide programs have in common with your CRP
    • How to bring admissions on board
    • Identifying community partners
    • Donors and Advisory Boards – a How to Model
    • The development of an early-stage CRP
  • Recovery High Schools- This track will be focused on the creation, development, and sustainability of recovery high schools.
    • The ARS accreditation process
    • How to start a recovery high school
    • Best practices in recovery high schools
    • Recovery high school sustainability
    • Models and integration of recovery high schools
    • Collaboration with a collegiate recovery program
  • Research- This track will be focused on the relevant research to the field of addiction and recovery, particularly in relation to collegiate recovery and recovery high schools.
    • What’s the latest research?
    • Introduction to recovery research
    • Studies on underserved student populations
    • Gaps in the research- what else do we need to know?
    • Updated research studies from past years
  • Treatment- This track will be focused on the role of treatment centers in collegiate recovery and recovery high schools. The target audience for all sessions is mainly treatment professionals.
    • Bridging the Gaps- Collaboration between campuses and treatment centers
    • The role of medicated assisted treatment (MAT)
    • Service offerings and other resources provided by treatment centers
  • Family- This track will be focused on the role of families in collegiate recovery and recovery high schools. The target audience for all sessions is mainly families.
    • How to include families in the process
    • Using parents as a resource
    • Events that would include families
    • Families as allies and advocates
    • Healthy boundaries for family members
  • Student- This track will be focused on the role of students in collegiate recovery and recovery high schools. The target audience for all sessions is mainly students.
    • Sober events
    • Residence hall survival
    • Student organization- how to start one and why is it useful?
    •  Career path and focus, transition to work environment
    • Navigating the social scene
  • Social Justice– Adams, Bell, and Griffin (1997) define social justice as both a process and a goal. “The goal of social justice education is full and equal participation of all groups in a society that is mutually shaped to meet their needs. Social justice includes a vision of society that is equitable and all members are physically and psychologically safe and secure.” This track will be focused on the topic of underserved student populations in the areas of recovery high schools and collegiate recovery programs. Topics should be focused around how to recognize and dismantle systems of oppression thereby creating equitable spaces for all students. Broad, systems-based topics (power, privilege and oppression) as well as population-specific (veterans, LGBTQIA, racially minoritized, mental health, international, first generation) submissions welcome.

FAQ/CE:

 

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 at a later date 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 Tim Rabolt at conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do you accept workshop proposals?

Yes, proposals are currently being accepted! Please click here for more information.

 

What airports are you close to?

We are close to both Hobby Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). For directions from the airport, please click here.

 

Where to stay?

Hotel and other lodging information can be found on the Travel & Accommodations page. Please click here for more information.

 

Residence Hall 

The residence hall lodging option is a short 5-minute walk to the conference center. You can sign up for your stay through the conference registration link. The deadline to sign up is Friday June 1st. For more information, please email conference@collegiaterecovery.org

 

Where to park?

Parking passes will be available for $20 and valid throughout the conference. More information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

Is there public transportation?

Further information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

Will meals be provided?  

We will be providing conference breakfasts, snacks throughout the day, and an ARHE Town Hall Luncheon for ARHE members. All other meals are on your own. There is also dinner provided at the ARHE/ARS Award Ceremony and Gala on Monday July 9th. Limited tickets are available to sponsoring organizations and available to purchase online through conference registration.

 

Where to eat?

You’re in luck: from bagels to Seared Balsamic Tuna, great food is around every corner at the University of Houston. Here are some of the on-campus options:

Eric’s Restaurant offers American bistro fare with a South American/Italian twist. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, Eric’s is staffed by students of the Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

UH Dining Services offer a variety of options across campus, including Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Einstein Bros. Bagels.

But why limit yourself when you’re in a great city like Houston? From BBQ to seafood and from Tex-Mex to Vietnamese … dining options in this multinational city are endless.

The conference center has a variety of convenient options available to attendees. Click here to see what’s available at the University of Houston Student Center. Further information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

How do I connect to the internet?

Wi-Fi information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

How do I get information on local recovery meetings?

Information about local recovery meetings will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

Will there be recovery meetings on-site?

Yes! Further information will be posted closer to the conference dates.

 

When does the registration desk open?

The registration desk hours are as follows:

Sunday July 8th: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday July 9th: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday July 10th: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday July 11th: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday July 12th: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

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?

Usually every day in July is at least 80 °F (27 °C) in Houston. Dress is casual / business casual. The majority of conference activities will take place in the University of Houston Student Center- so a light jacket or sweatshirt might be useful due to the AC!

 

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.

 

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 #ARHEinHTown and #ARSinHTown.  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 University of Houston Student Center.  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.

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