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42nd Annual Northwest Institute of Addictions Studies Conference Overview

This year’s theme is One Goal, Many Voices: Inclusive Treatment Practices. 

Conference Details

Dates: Wednesday-Friday, July 27-29, 2016

Time: Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: Monarch Hotel and Conference Center, 12566 SE 93rd Ave. Portland/Clackamas, OR. Please see the registration page for special hotel rate information.

Keynote Speakers: Jonathan Eames, Denise Ernst, Ph.D., Rachel Solotaroff, M.D., MCR

CEUs: The CEUs earned at this conference are acknowledged and accepted by ACCBO. More information on CEUs is at the end of this page.

Full Conference - 16.5 CEU/PDUs
Single Day (Wednesday or Thursday) - 6.5 CEU/PDUs
Single Day (Friday) - 3.5 CEU/PDUs

This conference is co-sponsored by the Professional Mental Health Counseling — Specialization in Addictions Program and the Center for Community Engagement at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. 


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Our mission is to encourage high standards of competence in the treatment of alcohol and other drug dependencies by sponsoring educational programs to improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners in the field. Learn more at or find NWIAS on Facebook


Hotel Information

Monarch Hotel and Conference Center
12566 SE 93rd Ave, Clackamas, Oregon 97015
503-652-1515  |
Click here for information on discounted room rates and accommodations

More on CEUs

Lewis & Clark is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Our programs are approved and accredited by the appropriate associations and agencies including: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). Learn more about our accreditation here

The Oregon State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, the Oregon State Board of Clinical Social Workers, and the Washington State Board of Chemical Dependency Counselors accept noncredit courses for licensure renewal. CEUs earned at this conference are acknowledged and accepted by the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO).


Thank You to our Title Sponsor!

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