What is the purpose or mission of this conference? To share conceptual and empirical data focused on the unique needs of persons of color with behavioral and/or process addictions. Such addictions include, but are not limited to, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Eating Disorders, Sex Addiction, Gambline, and Criminal Offense.

Who is hosting this conference? The Department of Human Development and Services at North Carolina A&T State University with help from a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Who should attend this conference? Rehabilitation Counselors, Community Counselors, School Counselors, Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Human Service Personnel, Human Resource Professionals, Administrators, Students, and other interested in learning more about the growing needs of persons of color with addictions and those who have experienced trauma.

What does the registration fee include? Registrants will receive a conference totebag and name badge, resource materials, and the opportunity to complete continuing education contact hours useful for counseling certification and licensure. Registrants will also be provided breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday.

Will all of the activities listed on the conference agenda occur at the conference hotel? Yes

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