Each proposal will be reviewed by two members of the Summit Committee using a blind review process. Please keep in mind that presentation slots are limited. For this reason, presenters may not appear on the program in more than two presentations.
Priority consideration will be given to proposals on the topics below. Proposals outside of these topics are still welcome and encouraged.
Cost-benefit analysis of Sobering Centers
Funding models for sustainability
Outcomes / evaluations for Sobering Centers
Overdose follow-up / ED Collaborations
Partnerships with law enforcement
Peer recovery coaches’ role in sobering
Hospitals and EMS as referral partners
Role of medication assisted treatment in sobering care
Standardized national reporting requirements benefits
State reimbursement (e.g. CalAIM)
Sobering Center program models
Technology tools for client/data tracking and reporting
Transitioning from Sobering to Treatment
Transportation processes for referral partners
Trends, impact, and cost of substance use on first responder and emergency systems
Where sobering care fits in the continuum of care
Selected proposals will qualify the presenter for a discounted Summit registration rate of $325. Notifications of acceptance will be made by May 31, 2023. Please note that we are unable to make reimbursements for previously registered Summit attendees. To take advantage of the discount, please refrain from registering for the Summit until after notification. Early bird registration will remain open until June 7, 2023.
The Summit Planning Committee looks forward to receiving your request to share your knowledge and present at this year’s event.
NSC provides support to 60+ sobering centers reaching an estimated 121,260 clients annually representing approximately 333,600 visits. The organization offers a forum for national dialogue and provides a platform for providers and stakeholders to engage regarding best practices, policy and programmatic issues.