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Registration Now Open for the 41st annual Kentucky School of Alcohol & Other Drug Studies
Make your hotel reservations soon. Deadline is June 13
Kentucky’s 41st annual Kentucky School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies (KSAODS) will be held July 13-17, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville, Kentucky.
Each year, as many as 700 Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio professionals from the alcohol and drug treatment, mental health, prevention and other related fields gather to hear from national and state leaders on the up-and-coming theories of practice in the behavioral health world.
This year will feature 56 workshops and 46 presenters, including several national speakers offering insight on current topics in the field.
You can find a copy of the course catalog as well as a registration link here: http://dbhdid.ky.gov/dbh/ksaods.aspx
KSAODS begins on Sunday afternoon with a participant check-in period, followed by an opening plenary session. Day-long workshops begin Monday morning after an opening plenary session, and KSAODS will follow that format each day through Thursday.
Also included is the annual awards banquet on Tuesday evening, at which individuals and agencies are honored for their work in the areas of treatment, prevention, volunteerism, community service, and lifetime achievement. An inspirational speaker from the substance abuse field will be the guest presenter. Kentucky’s week-long Leadership Academy is also held during the week of KSAODS.
Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will be available for a variety of professional licensure boards. A limited number of scholarships are available for Kentucky residents. Those requiring scholarships should apply as early as possible once the application is released in early May.
The cost of attendance is $450 for the entire week or $125 for a single day’s registration. The cost of daily lunch and Tuesday evening banquet are included in the weekly registration fee.
Scholarship applications will be accepted until June 1st. Apply for a scholarship here: https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=TbbAwZoT59
Nominations for the Robert Straus Awards will be accepted through June 1. The individual who nominates the award winner in each of the four categories will receive a three-day scholarship for Kentucky School 2015. Nominations will be submitted online at: https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=HD2E8hEck7
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