Registration is Open

Register* for our conference using this link: https://go.uvm.edu/c5hro 

We have four attendance options available:

  • In person for Oct 6 and 7
  • In person for Oct 6 only
  • In person for Oct 7 only
  • Virtual for Oct 6 and 7

If you need a different option, please contact us directly.

We are requiring vaccination for in-person attendance. We are following Vermont State Health Department Guidance for our conference and ask that you consider wearing a mask. If state guidance changes, we will make adjustments and post updates here.

*Please note, dietary accommodations can only be guaranteed if registration is received by end of day September 2.


Book Your Stay at the Hilton Burlington
Lake Champlain 

Hilton Burlington Room ViewWe have a room block reserved at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain for October 4, 2022 through October 7, 2022. Visit the website to find a room in our block. If there are no rooms available on certain days then you will need to book at the hotel's best available rate. You can also contact the Hilton Burlington directly at 802-658-6500.

Did you know you can earn conference credits before even attending?

The UVM Center on Rural Addiction has developed a Contingency Management Training Video (45 minutes) that can be taken as a course for 1 CME/CE credit. This video highlights:

  • Why providers should consider CM with their patients who struggle with substance use
  • The evidence that supports the use of CM
  • The most important steps and considerations for using CM and resources available through UVM CORA to help support these efforts

Subsequent questions can be answered during our conference sessions or by emailing CORA directly.

We invite you to view the Contingency Management Provider Training videoCORA CM Video Screen

If you are interested in receiving CME/CE credit for the viewing session, please review instructions to access our learning management system. If you already have an account, log in and search UVM CORA Contingency Management Provider Training Video.

You may also view the non-interactive version of the video; this version does not qualify for CME credit.

 

 

 

 

Kenneth Silverman, PhD is our 2022 Keynote Speaker!

Contingency Management Interventions to Address Drug Addiction, HIV and Poverty

Ken Silverman, PhDVCBH is delighted to announce our 10th Annual VCBH Conference Keynote Speaker Kenneth Silverman, PhD, Director of the Center for Learning and Health and Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Silverman's research has focused on developing operant treatments to address the interrelated problems of drug addiction, HIV, and poverty. Specifically, he has focused on the development and evaluation of abstinence reinforcement interventions for the treatment of heroin and cocaine addiction; incentives to promote and maintain HIV viral suppression; computer-based training to establish academic and job skills that chronically unemployed adults need to gain and maintain employment and escape poverty; and the therapeutic workplace intervention and employment-based reinforcement to the promote and maintain of drug abstinence and employment.

Dr. Silverman received his PhD in developmental and child psychology from the University of Kansas in 1984. As a postdoctoral fellow at Kansas, he conducted research in the area of child language, and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine he conducted research in behavioral pharmacology. He has been on the faculty at Johns Hopkins for more than 30 years and has been highly successful in securing many millions of dollars of extramural support for his research and practice as well as for his mentorship of junior faculty members, post-doctoral trainees and interns, pre-doctoral students, and undergraduates in practica and internships. He has provided significant professional service on behalf of scientific journals, conferences, advisory committees for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and university programs.

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