Every year, CSAT sends a small number of addiction counselors, supervisors, educators and community agency administrators to the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), one of the bst week-long conferences on the latest drug treatment research in the world. The 2010 CPDD will be held June 12-17 in Scottsdale, Arizona. All expenses are covered for those selected. Please note the January 10 deadline for applications.
CSAT Travel Awards
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) will sponsor up to 30 Travel Awards for substance abuse treatment practitioners to attend the 2010 CPDD meeting. All expenses will be covered: i.e., conference registration, airfare, travel to and from the airport, and hotel accommodation. To be eligible, candidates must hold full-time employment as a director or clinical supervisor in a substance abuse treatment program and not be an employee of the federal government. Further, your direct supervisor will need to agree to allow you to attend if you are selected. Only one award will be given to any specific program. Previous CSAT travel award recipients are not eligible to apply. Applicants will be sent e-mails by the end of March indicating award status.
Apply online. The process requires uploading the following in PDF format:
1. An up-to-date resume including contact information, previous travel fellowships, if applicable, work experience and academic experience. Please use "your last name_resume", e.g., Jones_resume in the attachment name.
2. A one-page letter of application on institutional letterhead indicating interest in receiving an award and including a statement as to how this conference will benefit your work in your current position. Please include a valid telephone number and e-mail address.
All awardees will need to fax a letter from their supervisor stating that if you are selected you will be allowed to attend the meeting. We will contact you about faxing this information.
Complete applications must be received on or before January 10, 2010. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are required to arrive prior to 4:30 PM on June 11, attend a networking session sponsored by CSAT on the evening of June 11, the CSAT-sponsored satellite session on June 12, a breakfast sponsored by CPDD for the awardees on June 13, and remain for the entire CPDD meeting.
For further inquiries, e-mail Dr. Meg Haney, Chair CPDD Travel Awards Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, #120, New York, NY 10032.
Updated: February 08 2018