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The 2018 National meeting will offer plenary sessions, breakout sessions, panel discussions, a reception and more.

The 2018 National Meeting Agenda

Monday, October 15,  2018

Pre-Conference Sessions

Motivational Interviewing: Using the Science of MI For Conversations That Work

Recovery Ally Trainer of Trainers

Tuesday, October 16,  2018

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Break

9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Allison Smith

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Networking Neighborhood

Applying keynote to practice

11:45 am – 12:35 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Diving Deeper into the Science of Improvement

Is Your Campus Recovery-Ready? A Critical Exploration of the Four Pillars of Recovery

Harm Reduction and Prevention Education in Sororities Through Evidenced-Based Strategies

Implementing a Group-Based Brief Intervention: Lessons Learned

12:35 pm


Boxed Lunches Provided

1:40 pm – 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 

Collegiate Recovery Training – Bridging the Gap

The Middle Path: A Unique Approach to Helping Students Change Through Neuroscience, Psychoeducation, Transitional Programming, and Mindfulness

Aiming High: A Data-Driven Approach to Creating a Marijuana Prevention and Education Messaging Campaign

Naloxone 101

2:45 – 3:35 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 

Good Samaritan and Medical Amnesty

Key Findings from the 2018 College Prescription Drug Study

Recovery, the Video: Authentic Stories of College Students in Recovery Set in a 12 Step Meeting

3:35 p.m.

Exhibitor Break and Snack Break 

3:55 – 4:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Hashtags, Follows and Likes, Oh My! How To Maximize Your Social Media Presence to Enhance Communication

Earlier Screening and Brief Intervention to Prevent Alcohol-related Harms among College Students

Reframing Prevention: Avoiding Activity Trap and Creating Environments that Support Change

Transforming an Online Alcohol and Substance Use Course Using Adaptive Learning

4:45 – 6:30 p.m.


Join us for heavy hor d’oeuvres and networking.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

7:30 a.m.

Wellness Walk

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Break

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Exhibitors & Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Networking Neighborhoods

Meet attendees from campuses of similar size

Keynote Response

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Delivering BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) with Fidelity

A How to Guide on Building Access & Trust within High-Resistance Populations

Tools for Sustainability and Lessons Learned: Implementing and Evaluating Innovative Housing and Club Options for Supporting Students in Recovery and their Substance-Free Peers

A Fresh Look at Prevention

12:20 p.m.


Recovery Community Networking Lunch

1:30 – 3:20 p.m.

Making It Happen Mini Sessions

3:20 p.m.

Exhibitor & Snack Break

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Voice of Reason – College Students Using Peer-Led Authentic Conversations to Reduce High-Risk Drinking

Prevention Messages Addressing: Opiates, Drunkorexia, and Drug and Alcohol Interactions

Marijuana Intervention Roundtable

You Too Can Implement Alcohol and Sexual Assault Prevention (And Still Keep Your Job)

6:00 p.m.

Tour OSU’s Collegiate Recovery Community

CRC Tour

Thursday, October 18, 2018

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote/Closing Remarks

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Networking Neighborhoods

Network with attendees on a topic of common interest.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Panel

Statewide Collaborative Leaders

Our Founding Partners