Call For Presentations – 35th Annual Conference


 

NADD 35th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show-2018

October 31 – November 2, 2018 Seattle, WA  

This year’s conference chairpersons are:  

Jana Dreyzehner, MD,  Chief Medical Officer and Founder, Starfish Health, Nashville, TN; Tony Thomas LISW-S, ACSW, Executive Director, Welcome House, Inc., WestLake, Ohio;  Honorary Co-Chairpersons John Schneider, Seattle Seahawks Executive Vice President & General Manager, and his wife Traci Schneider. 

You are invited to submit a Presentation proposal for the 35th Annual NADD Conference.
Presentation proposals are encouraged that illustrate this year’s theme:   

 

Dancing in the Rain: Embracing Life Through the Prism of Neurodiversity 

Neurodiversity is a concept where neurological differences are recognized and respected as any other human variation. These differences can include: intellectual disabilities, autism, learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and other social, emotional or mental health conditions.

 

  • Please submit proposals that focus on practical information in the IDD/MI subject area. Submissions can focus on a variety of subject areas for children and adults, including but not limited to: public policy issues; coping strategies for caregivers; treatment/therapeutic approaches; forensics; program models; aging-related issues; genetic syndromes; non-drug therapies; new and assistive technology; transitional models; autism spectrum disorders; family issues; employment; whole person care; integrated care within systems; residential services; community integration; crisis services; and wellness & spirituality.  Presentations by families and Direct Support Professionals are encouraged.
  • Other topic areas are encouraged as well.

 

Presentation Categories: 

  1. Presentation/Skill Building Workshop: 90 Minute sessions or 3 Hour, skill-building workshops with a primary focus on the sharing of information in a focused topic area. Examples of topics are program models, research/evaluation studies, specific treatment methods or services. (See submission form for further topics.) Note: There is a limit of five (5) presenters, maximum, for these sessions.
  2. Research Symposia: Three, 30 minute presentations will be combined into one (1) 90 minute symposium with a primary focus on sharing research findings and implications. Appropriate topics include reporting results and implications of basic or applied research studies or program evaluation.
  3. Poster Session: Bulletin boards and/or tables provide presenters with the environment to share their information with presenters and conference attendees. The poster session will take place during the welcome reception on Thursday evening of the conference. Poster sessions will be judged and a research award given.

Before completing the submission, please compile the correct information in the CHECK LIST for your presentation and scroll through the form. You will not have the ability to start and stop, to complete at a later date.

Checklist: 

For Presentation & Research Symposia Proposals include:

  • A Presentation Title (No more than six (6) words maximum)
  • In one (1), MS Word document file, compile an Abstract for your Proposal (35 words or less), list at least three (3) educational objectives (found under General Instructions) and a Program Description of no more than two (2) double-spaced pages
  • One (1) complete copy, in a MS Word document file, of the primary presenter’s curriculum vitae or resumé
  • In a MS Word document file, a one-page (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé for each secondary presenter

For Poster Session Proposals included:

  • A Poster Presentation Title (No more than six (6) words maximum)
  • In one (1), MS Word document file, one (1) page, double-spaced (maximum) description of the poster session
  • One (1) complete copy, in a MS Word document file, of the primary presenter’s curriculum vitae or resumé
  • In a MS Word document file, a one-page (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé for each secondary presenter

NOTE: If you are submitting for more than one poster session or presentation, please clearly note this in the appropriate space. All sections must be completed.

 

General Instructions:

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The Submission Form and complete proposal must be received by NADD by April 27, 2018 for the 35th Annual Conference. Submissions received after that date would not be considered. Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed by May 31, 2018.

HANDOUTS

It is expected that handouts of accepted sessions be provided for conference attendees, to enhance their learning experience. It is the responsibility of the presenter(s) to provide handouts.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At least three (3) educational objectives must be submitted for all presentations. Not only are they required by the accrediting agencies, they also help maintain a high quality educational program.

Educational objectives are statements that communicate instructional content. They are used to emphasize the most important outcomes of the instructional material. Educational objectives also help the learner meet his/her individual learning needs.

These educational objectives should describe the intended behavior to be attained by the conclusion of the program. In general, they should state:

  • What the learner should be able to do at the completion of the presentation.
  • Under what conditions (if any) you want the learner to be able to do it.
  • How well it must be done (if applicable).

Educational objectives should be specific, clear and capable of being measured, concise and realistic for the learning time and level. Utilize verbs that help write observable, active, measurable behaviors when formulating objectives, such as describe, perform, define, apply, utilize, implement, formulate, etc.

DEADLINES

The Submission Form and supporting documents must be received no later than April 27, 2018 for the 35th Annual. Submissions received after this date will not be considered.

Please scroll through the form below and compile the information necessary before you begin.

 

35th Annual Conference Presentation Submission Form

 

Have you presented previously at a NADD conference during the past three (3) years?
YesNo

Type of Presentation:
Presentation (90 mins.)Research Symposia (30 mins.)Poster Session

Presentation Title (No more than six (6) words maximum)

Topic Description (Please check the one (1) description that best applies to your proposal.)
Administration & SystemsAgingCounseling & TherapyDiagnosis & AssessmentDirect Support ProfessionalDrug TherapyEnvironmental HealthFamily IssuesOffendersPolicyProgram ModelsResearchResidentialSocial & Sexual IssuesStaff TrainingSubstance AbuseSyndromesNew! practical, how-to information for Direct Support ProfessionalsOther
Other Topic:

Level of Presentation (Please check the one (1) description that best applies to your proposal.)
BeginnerIntermediate/AdvancedAll

Audio Visual Requirements (please check all that apply). NADD will provide the following:
Podium MicrophoneFlip Chart/MarkersLCD Projectors only, presenters are required to bring their own Laptop ComputersScreenMy presentation requires Audio Feed for Video ClipsOther (Please Explain)
Other A/V Requirements:
There is a charge for AV equipment not listed. (Any AV equipment not mentioned above will be the responsibility of the presenter to provide.)


PRIMARY PRESENTERS

The Primary Presenter will receive all NADD correspondence and will be responsible for communicating all information including Audio Visual coordination to other presenters on the team.

  • Primary Presenters are responsible for a discounted, flat registration fee of $275.00. (This does include the Wednesday Pre-Conferences but does not include Breakfast Consultations or Continuing Education Credit Fees.)
  • Poster Session and secondary Presenters are responsible for all applicable registration fees.

Primary Presenter

First Name

Last Name

Credentials

Professional Title

Program

Agency

Street

City

State / Province

Zip Code

Country

Phone

Fax

E-mail Address

Presentation & Research Symposia Proposal includes:

In one (1), MS Word document file, compile an Abstract for your Proposal (35 words maximum or less), List at least three (3) Educational Objectives (found under General Instructions) and a Program Description of no more than two (2) double-spaced pages. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer.

Poster Session Proposal includes:

One (1), page double-spaced, MS Word document file, containing the description of the poster session. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer.

All Presentations require:

Complete copy of the primary presenters curriculum vitae or resumé. This should be in MS Word or PDF format. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer


Secondary Presenters

Please include a one- (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé of each individual listed; if none, leave blank.

Note: There is a limit of four (4) secondary presenters for each presentations.

All secondary presenters for the various presentation types are responsible for full payment of all applicable registration fees.

Secondary Presenter #1 of 4 (leave blank if none)

First Name

Last Name

Credentials

Professional Title

Program

Agency

Street

City

State / Province

Zip Code

Country

Phone

Fax

E-mail Address

One - (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé This should be in MS Word or PDF format. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer

Secondary Presenter #2 of 4 (leave blank if none)

First Name

Last Name

Credentials

Professional Title

Program

Agency

Street

City

State / Province

Zip Code

Country

Phone

Fax

E-mail Address

One - (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé This should be in MS Word or PDF format. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer

Secondary Presenter #3 of 4 (leave blank if none)

First Name

Last Name

Credentials

Professional Title

Program

Agency

Street

City

State / Province

Zip Code

Country

Phone

Fax

E-mail Address

One - (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé This should be in MS Word or PDF format. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer

Secondary Presenter #4 of 4 (leave blank if none)

First Name

Last Name

Credentials

Professional Title

Program

Agency

Street

City

State / Province

Zip Code

Country

Phone

Fax

E-mail Address

One - (1) page curriculum vitae or resumé This should be in MS Word or PDF format. Click Browse to locate the file on your computer


This is of Total presentations submitted by the primary presenter.
Incomplete proposals will not be reviewed for acceptance.

Presentation Schedules for NADD Annual 35th Conference & Exhibit Show for 2018:

  • Submission form and complete proposal due by April 27, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance e-mailed by May 31, 2018

Registration Fee Reminder:

  • Primary Presenters are responsible for a discounted, flat registration fee of $275.00. (This does include the Wednesday Pre-Conferences but does not include Breakfast Consultations or Continuing Education Credit Fees.)
  • Poster Session and secondary Presenters are responsible for all applicable registration fees.