October LA National Case Management Conference Call for Papers

NYAPRS Note: Here's a good opportunity to advance recovery and peer centered practice on a national level. The deadline was extended to encourage more peer proposals!

18th Annual Case Management Conference Call for Papers

Teamwork to Make a Dream Work: Collaborations for Effective Outcomes

Millennium Biltmore Hotel - Los Angeles, CA

Conference Dates - October 24-26, 2012

Pre-Conference - October 23, 2012

NACM is requesting proposals for its 18th Annual Case Management Conference. We are especially interested in presentations that focus on innovative, cost-effective, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary, and community-based case management services. Our goal is to further the field of case management through training, workshops, exhibits, and networking opportunities during the conference.

Proposals will be reviewed and selected by a committee designated by the NACM Board of Directors. We are grateful to presenters and panelists who volunteer to share their expertise and experiences with their colleagues. Thank you for your interest, time, and effort.

Please call Theresa Gómez at (402) 441-4385 if you have any questions.

Proposal Deadline - June 22, 2012

Return proposals to:


1645 'N' Street

Lincoln, NE 68508

TEL (402) 441-4385 FAX (402) 441-4335 E-mail nacm at yournacm.com

You may complete an online version available at: www.yournacm.com

Conference Tracks

Tracks are intended to offer specific skill sets that are at a variety of learning levels.

Conference tracks for Case Managers, Service Coordinators, Consumers, and Administrators include:

Administration and Management

Culturally Competent Services

Professional Burnout/Self-Care/Compassion Fatigue

Managing a Diverse Workforce

Supervision Skills

Team-Building Skills

Workplace Capability Issues/Peer Specialist Needs

Ethics and Boundary Issues

Productivity Management

Adolescent and Youth Services

Psycho-Educational Groups

Transitional Age Youth

High-Risk Behavior/Suicidality in Adolescents

Brain Changes/Brain Development During Adolescence

Substance Use and Depression in Adolescents

Labels, Teasing, and Bullying

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex (GLBTQI) Youth

Clinical Skills

Motivational Interviewing

Cultural Competent Diagnosis, Assessment and Services

Engaging and Keeping Culturally Diverse People in Services

Dealing with Grief, Crisis and Trauma

Co-Occurring Disorders/Dual Diagnosis

Contemplation, Self-Awareness, and Emotional Response

Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis

Supportive Counseling and Empathy

Early Childhood Services

Effects of Trauma Across Developmental Stages

Attachment Issues

Parent-Child Interactions

Developmental Milestones

Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs, Consequences, and Intervention

Case Management Skills

Safety in the Office and the Field

National Trends in Case Management/Best Practices/Evidence-Based Practices

Case Management 101

Engagement Skills

Psychiatric Advance Directives

Housing Support Services


Building Collaborations




Recovery and Wellness

Overview of Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)

Resiliency and Recovery

Supportive Employment

Certified Peer Specialists

System Transformation

Peer Resource/Drop-In Centers

Wellness Management

Independent Living Skills

Trauma Informed Care

Introduction to Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed vs. Trauma Specific Service Models

Models for Developing Trauma Informed Service Systems

Implications of Trauma for Case Planning and Intervention

Trauma/Childhood Stressors (ACE Study)

Hot Topics

Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration

Insurance Parity in Mental Health and Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform

Medicaid Issues on the Federal Level

Working with Sexual Offenders

Brain/Neurobiological Research

Supportive Housing


Aging Population

Providing High Quality Services in the Face of Budget Cuts

Helping People Through a Bad Economy

For more information, please contact:

National Association of Case Management (NACM)

1645 'N' Street

Lincoln, NE 68508

TEL (402) 441-4385 FAX (402) 441-4335

E-mail nacm at yournacm.com