Organizational Sponsors

IC&RC logo

IC&RC: Leading the World in Credentialing

IC&RC is the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals. Organized in 1981, it provides standards and examinations to certification and licensing boards in 25 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.

FEI Systems Website

FEi Systems is a leading provider of health-related information technology (IT) solutions. Our clients include US Federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). FEi Systems works with over 30 state and local government clients, implementing behavioral health-focused Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems and innovative alternatives to traditional fee-for-services Medicaid service.
Importantly, FEi has expertise in full life cycle implementation services for development and support of custom-built systems. FEi delivers state-of-the-art Web development, testing, and help desk support services to Federal healthcare agencies. We are expert in Federal security requirements and the formal life cycle software development processes at CMS and SAMHSA.


Participating Exhibitors

AmeriHealth Caritas
AmeriHealth Caritas Website
Managed Care Organization

Botvin LifeSkills Training
Botvin LifeSkills Training Website
Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is a highly acclaimed, evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program. LST has been extensively tested and proven to reduce tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use by as much as 80%.

C.E Mendez Foundation
C.E Mendez Foundation Website
The evidence-based Too Good for Drugs curricula equip children and adolescents to resist substance use building resiliency, self- and social-competency, and perception of harm related to the negative health effects and negative social consequences of substance use and addiction. Developmentally appropriate and interactive social activities and games reinforce the learning through role-play, skits, games, and other cooperative learning strategies.

CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health
CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health Website
CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) works to promote environments where youth can gain fundamental health knowledge and skills, establish healthy behaviors for a lifetime, connect to health services, and avoid becoming pregnant or infected with HIV or STDs.

Center for Communities That Care, University of Washington
Center for Communities That Care Website
The UW Center for Communities That Care supports the implementation of CTC PLUS, a community-based prevention system proven to reduce youth health and behavior problems community wide. CTC PLUS is a web-based training and coaching system to help communities work on the underlying causes of adolescent problems—in order to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Collabortive Planning Group Systems, Inc & WellScreen, Inc.
Collaborative Planning Group Systems, Inc & WellScreen, Inc. Website
Collaborative Planning Group Systems, Inc. offers innovative technology solutions. Our Performance Based Prevention System (PBPS) provides the tools states need to collect real-time data and satisfy Substance Abuse Block Grant, Partnership for Success, and State Targeted Response requirements. Our WellScreen system is an online, tablet-enabled platform for conducting screenings, tracking outcomes and reporting on SBIRT initiatives.

Community Anti – Drug Coalitions Of America
CADCA Website
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is a nonprofit organization that is committed to creating safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. CADCA represents over 5,000 community coalitions that involve individuals from key sectors including schools, law enforcement, youth, parents, healthcare, media and others. Learn more on how you can help change the epidemic of substance use at cadca.org.

Dover Youth to Youth
Dover Youth to Youth Website
Dover Youth to Youth is a youth empowerment and advocacy group based out of Dover NH. This organization of 70 students in grades 6 – 12 engages in a broad range of advocacy on substance misuse issues in New Hampshire, including legislation at the local and state level, presentations, media production and community awareness campaigns. In addition, Dover Youth to Youth provides a wide range of support for other youth groups throughout the US. This support includes skills and empowerment training at conferences, a free annual webinar series, consulting for local youth advocacy groups and supporting materials for jurisdictions wishing to start or expand their youth advocacy programming.

Education Development Center
Education Development Center Website
Prevention Solutions@EDC is an integrated program that provides training and expert consultation to support public health agencies and organizations working to address the substance misuse and related problems in their communities. Services include in-person and virtual trainings, tailored consultations, online learning opportunities, and access to a broad assortment of practice-support tools and resources.

FDA Center for Tobacco Products
FDA Center for Tobacco Products Website
The FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is responsible for carrying out the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which Congress passed in 2009. This law—commonly called the Tobacco Control Act—gives us broad authority to regulate the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products.

FEI Systems
FEI Systems Website
FEI Systems is a leading provider of health-related information technology (IT) solutions. Our clients include US Federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). FEi Systems works with over 30 state and local government clients, implementing behavioral health-focused Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems and innovative alternatives to traditional fee-for-services Medicaid service.
Importantly, FEi has expertise in full life cycle implementation services for development and support of custom-built systems. FEi delivers state-of-the-art Web development, testing, and help desk support services to Federal healthcare agencies. We are expert in Federal security requirements and the formal life cycle software development processes at CMS and SAMHSA.

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery
Contact Higher Education Center 
The Higher Education Center is a national center supporting colleges and universities in their substance misuse prevention and collegiate recovery efforts. The center provides tools, training, and technical assistance to campus professionals working in this space to encourage the adoption of evidence-based strategies.

IC&RC
IC&RC Website
IC&RC promotes public protection by offering internationally-recognized credentials and examinations for prevention, substance use treatment, and recovery professionals.

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc.
JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. Website
JSI is a public health consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the United States and around throughout the world. We partner with clients to develop flexible, innovative approaches that solve complex public health problems and advance health equity.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Addiction Services
Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Addiction Services Website 
BSAS oversees the statewide system of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for individuals, families, and communities affected by gambling and substance addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism(NIAAA)
NIAAA Website
One Circle Foundation promotes resiliency in children and youth, families, adults, and communities by offering circle program models that create, restore, and sustain healthy relationships. One Circle Foundation recognizes that healthy relationships are the core element to a healthy individual, family, society, and world.

OMNI Institute
Omni Institute Website
OMNI Institute is a non-profit social science agency that supports organizations with evaluation research, capacity building, and technology solutions.

OU Extended Campus
OU Extended Campus Website
Online Master of Prevention Science degree

PAXIS Institute
PAXIS Institute Website
PAXIS Institute is a research company led by President and Senior Scientist, Dr. Dennis Embry and specializes in the research, development, training, implementation, and scaling-up of research-based strategies and programs. PAXIS Institute is responsible for multiple evidence-based practices reaching hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. PAXIS Institute partners with institutes of higher education, local and state agencies, as well as federal governments across the world. PAXIS Institute holds the trademark for the PAX Good Behavior Game, which they have disseminated over throughout the United States and internationally.

Prevention Accelerator/ CADY, Inc.
Prevention Accelerator/ CADY, Inc. Website
Accelerate Your Coalition Outcomes with the Power of Strategic Messaging! Your next Drug-Free Media Campaign is already researched, developed, and ready to roll out with your own branding! This research-based, communications strategy is advancing SPF implementation via capacity building, raising awareness, and the building of vital relationships necessary for sustainability. Stop by our exhibit to share in the excitement of our new MARIJUANA PREVENTION Toolkit and see the rest of the Prevention Accelerator System: Prevention On-The-Move; The Ready! Set! DONE! and Changing The Conversation On Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery toolkits, and register to win a free Drug-Free Media Campaign.

Primo Prevention
Primo Prevention Website
Primo Prevention LLC is an educational publisher that has dedicated itself to producing the most cutting-edge substance abuse prevention products on the market today. Some of our more popular items include pamphlets, activity books, pocket slide guides, DVD’s and posters. All of our products are carefully chosen to make a positive impact on their intended audience. Our company’s passion is to make your prevention and health education efforts engaging and effective. Primo is also your one-stop shop for promotional items. We have access to over 800,000 items that you can imprint with your organization’s name or message.

Real Prevention
Real Prevention Website
We are a small business providing evidence-based drug prevention and health education programs for youth grades 6-12. These programs are culturally grounded and have been proven effective for reducing drug use and establishing anti-drug attitudes and beliefs. Our programs enhance life skills such as decision-making, communication, and drug-resistance strategies. Conducting research and development for these programs through the National Institutes of Health, REAL Prevention disseminates only those programs proven to be effective. Programs range from classroom-based to online e-learning courses. We are excited to announce that our keepin’ it REAL program is one of the few programs mentioned as an exemplar program in “Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.”

RTI International
RTI International Website
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development.

Society for Prevention Research
Society for Prevention Research Website 
The Society for Prevention Research is a professional membership organization dedicated to advancing scientific investigation on the etiology and prevention of social, physical and mental health, and academic problems and on the translation of that information to promote health and well being. The multi-disciplinary membership of SPR is international and includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who value the conduct and dissemination of prevention science worldwide.

University of Nevada, Reno 
University of Nevada, Reno MSW Online Program Website
When you earn a degree online from the University of Nevada, Reno, you learn from the same highly regarded faculty as our on-campus program, but with the added flexibility of completing coursework on your schedule. Our online Master’s in Social Work (MSW) is one of only a handful of degrees structured around advanced generalist practice (AGP), preparing social workers for a broad range of opportunities.