Join us for the 5th Annual SMART Recovery East Coast Conference: What Sets SMART Apart! on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 522 Main Street (6th and Main) in historic Laurel, MD.
The morning keynote speaker will be Dr. Christopher C. Wagner, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
His scholarship focuses on Motivational Interviewing and interpersonal processes in behavioral health and substance abuse treatment.
Professor Wagner is the lead author of the highly regarded text Motivational Interviewing in Groups (2012, Guilford Press).
The afternoon keynote speaker will be Dr. Carrie Wilkens, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Clinical Director of the Center for Motivation and Change, one of the country’s best-known modern treatment providers, with campuses in New York, Massachusetts and Washington DC.
Dr. Wilkens is co-author is Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change (Scribner, 2014).
SMART Recovery’s self-empowering approach to Recovery sets it apart from most other peer support programs and is the one most consistent with best practices and the approaches used by modern treatment providers.
Treatment professionals attending the conference will earn 6 continuing education credits – as well as a complimentary copy of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy (Little, Brown and Company, 2018).
We expect a high level of attendance, so please register early.
WATCH the Conference Promo Video