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Thank You for Attending the 2018 MARRCH Annual Conference!
Save the date for next year's event on October 28-30, 2019 at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
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Thank You, Exhibitors!
• Adler Graduate School
The MARRCH Board of Governors invites you to the 49th Annual MARRCH Conference
The MARRCH Board of Governors invites you to the 49th Annual MARRCH Conference. Changes in practice, federal and state law and rapidly evolving technologies, make personalized treatment that follows the full continuum of care a new reality. To better equip our providers and professionals, the Education Committee has identified thought leaders and next generation innovators who will share their knowledge and experience through multiple learning opportunities. In addition, we have added interactive special events and other engaging opportunities that will make your networking even more rewarding. We look forward to personally welcoming you to the 2018 MARRCH Annual Conference!
- MARRCH Board of Governors
Join and network with colleagues—more than 1,300 people attend.
Earn up to 21 CEs and track them on the MARRCH website.
Visit exhibits for three full days. Exhibit opportunities are still available!
Registration fees include CE certificates and food service. Shared full conference registrations are not permitted.
*The student rate is intended to enable students to attend who wouldn't otherwise be able. To be eligible for the student rate, you need to be a current student at least part-time and cannot be working more than half-time.
Room discounts are available at the Holiday Inn across from the Xcel Center and at the St. Paul Hotel.
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown
175 West 7th Street
The rate is $137 per night for single/double rooms, plus tax. For reservations at the Holiday Inn, call 651-225-1515 or click the online link above. Be sure to ask for the MARRCH 2018 Conference rates when calling. This rate will be available until Sep. 28, 2018 or until the room block is filled, whichever comes first.
The Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market Street
Room block code: 181028MRC
The rate is $149 per night, plus tax. For reservations at the Saint Paul Hotel, call 800-292-9292 and ask for the MARRCH 2018 Conference to get the offered rate. Online reservations can be made by visiting www.saintpaulhotel.com, selecting the arrival and departure dates and entering 171029MAR as the group/block code.
Parking is available at the RiverCentre ramp, or the Holiday Inn. Please note: The RiverCentre ramp has early-bird rates.
Three full days of exhibits! For information and/or an application, call the MARRCH office at 651-290-7462 or register online.
21 CEs available, 7 are available each day of the conference. Approval for credits has been received from the following crediting bodies:
Minnesota Board of Behavior Health and Therapy (BBHT):
Minnesota Board of Psychology (BOP) – Approved
The Minnesota Board of Nursing does not approve CE activities; however, nurses may apply for credits on an individual basis if the workshop criteria meet the board’s guidelines. Continuing education clock hours will be endorsed by MARRCH and certificates of attendance are provided online 30 business days after the conference.
Assessment means those procedures by which a counselor identifies and evaluates an individual’s strengths, weaknesses, problems, and needs for the development of the treatment plan.
Case Management means activities that bring services, agencies, resources, or people together within a planned framework of action toward the achievement of established goals.
Client Education means the provision of information to clients who are receiving or seeking counseling concerning alcohol and other drug abuse and the available services and resources.
Consulting with other Professionals regarding client treatment and services means communicating with other professionals in regard to client treatment and services to assure comprehensive, quality care for the client.
Counseling means the utilization of special skills to assist individuals, families, or groups in achieving objectives through exploration of a problem and its ramifications; examination of attitudes and feelings; consideration of alternative solutions; and decision making.
Crisis Intervention means those services that respond to an alcohol or other drug user’s needs during acute emotional or physical distress.
Cultural includes Men, Women, Adolescent/Child, LGBTQ, African-American, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic, Mental Health, Elderly
Treatment Planning means the process by which the counselor and the client identify and rank problems needing resolution; establish agreed upon immediate and long-term goals; and decide on a treatment process and the sources to be utilized.
Thank you, Conference Planning Committee!
With online cancellation notice received by October 5, 2018, you will receive a full refund, less a $50 administrative charge. Cancellations after October 5, 2018 are nonrefundable. Notices of cancellation must be submitted online to the MARRCH office. No-shows will not receive refunds.
Please note: Your completion of registration indicates your permission to be photographed and recorded.