10th Annual Statewide Conference: Integrating Substance Use, Mental Health, and Primary Care Services

Sponsored by:

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center
California Institute for Mental Health
The COD Conference Planning Committee

Dates and Times:*

October 23, 2013, 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

October 24, 2013, 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

*Continental breakfast and registration: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.


Hilton Universal City Hotel at Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, California 91608


This year's conference theme, again, is "Integrating Substance Use, Mental Health, and Primary Care Services." Plenary and workshop sessions will explore comprehensive screening, assessment, and treatment for individuals with comorbid health and mental health conditions, and will highlight local and national innovative approaches to integrated care. Conference participants will have the opportunity to participate in both didactic and experiential workshop sessions that address the challenges of providing comprehensive and integrated treatment.

Learning Objectives:

Continuing Education:

Drug & Alcohol Counselors: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs is an approved provider of CE credits/contact hours for C.A.D.C.s (CCBADC/CAADAC, 2N-00-445-1113), C.A.T.C.s (ACCBC/CAADE, CP 20 903 C 0613), C.A.S.s (BCAS/CAARR, 5033), and R.A.S.s (Breining Institute, CEP0604111449-ULA-HE). Up to 9.5 CE credits/contact hours will be offered.

MFTs & LCSWs: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to offer up to 9.5 CE credits/contact hours to MFTs and LCSWs (PCE# 2001).

Psychologists*: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Up to 9.5 CE credits will be offered.

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners*: Community Health Partnership is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and nurse practitioners. Community Health Partnership takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Community Health Partnership designates this educational activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians and nurse practitioners should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Registered Nurses*: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15455, for up to 9.5 contact hours.

*A listing of the specific sessions eligible for continuing education for psychologists, registered nurses, physicians, and nurse practitioners will be indicated in the final conference program.

For full conference details, download the conference brochure.


Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 (SOLD OUT)


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