Annual Conference

Annual Conference sponsored by Akron UMADAOP

Our 2016 Annual Conference theme is "Building Blocks to a Stronger and Healthier Community: One Person at a Time"




Akron UMADAOP, Inc. is pleased to host our 2016 Annual Conference, “"Building Blocks to a Stronger and Healthier Community: One Person at a Time.” The Akron UMADAOP, Inc. has rapidly established itself as a premier, respected, and trusted conference that provides diverse educationalcurriculum on the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery management of addictions that affect various genders, generations and cultures. The 2016 Conference partners with County of Summit Alcohol Drug & Mental Health Services Board, Alpha
Phi Alpha Foundation, Summit County Juvenile Court and OMNOVA Foundation and will feature nationally recognized treatment providers, authors and educators discussing a wide range of topics in a compelling array of in-depth workshops.

Akron-UMADAOP, Inc. takes great pride in sponsoring an Annual Conference designed to provide providers and community individuals across the State of Ohio, as well as other states with the most comprehensive learning experience in the areas of Clinical Services and Prevention Services. This conference enables the participants an opportunity to explore, learn and rethink the constantly evolving field of alcohol and other drug prevention and treatment services.

The Conference is designed for Treatment Counselors, Preventionists, Program Directors, Case Managers, Social Workers, Community Individuals and Leaders, Clinical Supervisors, Juvenile and Adult Probation and Parole Officers, Educators, Health Care Practitioners, Criminal Justice Professionals, Board Members, Policymakers, Researchers, and other Stakeholders involved in providing services related to the critical needs of consumer care with the use of current research and best practices. 

The conference will be held Septenber 7, 8 and 9 at Days Inn and Suites in Richfield, Ohio.

Conference speakers include:

  • Mr. Mark Sanders
  • Mr. Daniel Houston
  • Mt. Chester Marshall
  • Mr. Ronald Fletcher
  • Ms. Honey Bell-Bey
  • Ms, Joyce Jordan
  • Youth Panel: Courtney Bock-Nelson, Paul Ware, Rae Smith



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