JUNE 18. 2020

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

2020 FAQs

We are pivoting quickly to deliver the same inspiring conference in a unique virtual experience.

 

Check back periodically for updates.

What is the Conference Agenda?


8:00 am – 9:00 am Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors 9:00 am – 10:00 am Welcome & Keynote 10:00 am – 10:30 am Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors 10:30 am – 11:40 am 70-minute Workshop Sessions 11:40 am – 12:30 pm Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors // Tobacco EXPO 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 60-minute Thought Leader Sessions 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Trivia and Resource Challenges Sponsors and Exhibitors 2:00 pm – 3:10 pm 70-minute Workshop Sessions 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Power Session & Closing 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Trivia and Resource Challenges 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Networking // Sponsors and Exhibitors




What Are the GCADA Scholarship Requirements?


GCADA scholarships are available to active Municipal Alliance members. Scholarships will be awarded to the first 200 qualifying applicants. When registering, select Scholarship Applicant > GCADA Scholarship option under PAYMENT INFORMATION. Your registration/scholarship status will remain pending until verification of an active membership. Scholarship requirements:

  • Recipients must commit to attending the conference or notify NJPN to reallocate their awarded scholarship to another candidate
  • Failure to utilize or reassign a secured scholarship will be reported to GCADA
  • Applications due before May 31, 2020 (or sooner if scholarships are filled)




What Are the HTS Scholarship Requirements?


The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS) developed a special conference track to highlight issues for professionals to incorporate into HTS related work. Scholarships will be awarded to the first 100 qualifying applicants. When registering, select Scholarship Applicant > HTS Scholarship option under PAYMENT INFORMATION. Your registration/scholarship status will remain pending until application is reviewed and approved. Scholarship requirements:

  • ​Attend the NJDHTS workshop track
  • Must sign-in and complete evaluation at each HTS workshop
  • Complete post-conference online survey
  • Applications due before May 31, 2020 (or sooner if scholarships are filled)




What Are the Peer Scholarship Requirements?


Peer scholarships are available to all Peer workers (full-time, part-time, per diem, and volunteer). Scholarships will be awarded to the first 200 qualifying applicants. When registering, select Scholarship Applicant > Peer Scholarship option under PAYMENT INFORMATION. Your registration/scholarship status will remain pending until the review of your application is completed. Scholarship requirements:

  • Attend one morning session, one afternoon session, and one Power session
  • Complete all evaluation conference requirements
  • Applications due before May 31, 2020 (or sooner if scholarships are filled)




Does the Registration Fee Cover All Expenses?


The registration fee covers:

  • Morning Keynote Session

  • Morning Workshop Sessions

  • Thought Leader Sessions

  • Afternoon Workshop Sessions

  • Afternoon Power Session

  • Access to all Sponsor and Exhibitor resources

  • Access to all recorded plenary and workshop sessions anytime on-demand through December 2020 to earn up to 17 renewal credits.




Can I Register on the Day of the Conference?


Attendee registration is available at the rate: $100

Registration closes Wednesday, June 17, 2020




What Are the Tobacco Scholarship Requirements?


The Tobacco-Free for a Healthy NJ scholarships are available to participants that play a role in the Tobacco initiative whether it is in prevention, cessation, education or any other role. Scholarships will be awarded to the first 50 qualifying applicants. When registering, select Scholarship Applicant > Tobacco-Free for a Healthy NJ scholarship option under PAYMENT INFORMATION. Your registration/scholarship status will remain pending until verification of meeting the necessary qualifications. Scholarship requirements:

  • Recipients must commit to attending the conference or notify NJPN to reallocate their awarded scholarship to another candidate
  • Recipients will have the opportunity to attend any of the offered workshops, however, it is recommended to attend workshops pertaining to tobacco-related content
  • Applications due before May 31, 2020 (or sooner if scholarships are filled)




Will Renewal Credits or Professional Development Hours Be Given?


Up to 17 renewal credits can be earned for completed workshop sessions. Individual credits will be awarded for each sessions completed and certificates may be downloaded upon issued by The Certification Board including:

  • CPS (Certified Prevention Specialist) recertification credits
  • CADC/LCADC (Licensed/Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) renewal credits
  • MFT, MFT-Associate (Marriage and Family Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist Permit)
  • LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) renewal credits
  • LAC (Licensed Associate Counselor) renewal credits
  • LRC (Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor) renewal credits
  • CSW/LSW/LCSW (Licensed/Clinical Social Worker) continuing education addiction-focused credits
  • CDA (Chemical Dependency Associate) renewal credits
  • CJC (Criminal Justice Counselor) renewal credits
  • PH (Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours) NEW
  • WTS (Women’s Treatment Specialist) renewal credits
  • CCS (Certified Clinical Supervisor) renewal credits
  • CPRS (Certified Peer Recovery Specialist) renewal credit
  • CRSP (Certified Recovery Support Practitioner) renewal credits
  • NCPRSS (National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist) renewal credits
  • Department of Education Professional Development Hours
Other credentials are not pre-approved and certificates need to be submitted by attendee to their respective Board. Conference program, workshop descriptions and certificates of attendance are able to be downloaded to support individuals interested in applying for renewal credit to their respective Boards.




How Long Do I Have to "Be" at the Virtual Conference to Get a Certificate?


Certificates may be downloaded after each completed workshop session. Attendees must complete the live or recorded session to earn credit. Up to 17 credits may be earned. Credits are available for all recorded sessions through Decemeber 2020.




What Are the Cancellation Procedure and Refund Policies?


A full refund is available if cancellation is made prior to May 31, 2020. All registrants for the in-person conference were automatically registered for the virtual conference. If you previously registered for the in-person conference and would no longer like to attend the virtual conference, you are eligible for a hassle-free refund prior to June 1st, 2020.

Please email cancellation requests to Susanna@NJPN.org and include “Conference Cancellation” in the subject line.





LOCATION

Anywhere with internet access!

 

We're delivering a unique virtual experience directly to you, no matter where you are.

HOTEL CANCELLATIONS

Call Your Hotel to Arrange a Cancellation on Your Booked Rooms

The Sheraton Atlantic City

1-888-627-7212

CONFERENCE CONTACT

Lisa Daly, Associate Director

New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN)

Lisa@NJPN.org

732.367.0611 ext. 2309

30 Park Rd | Suite 2 | Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

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