Call For Presentations

 2021 NJAMHAA Fall Conference
No Going Back: Moving Forward in a New Paradigm
October 13, 2021

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA) 2021 Fall Conference will feature national and state leaders in behavioral health, clinicians, and policy and practice experts presenting innovative strategies, particularly in regard to the pandemic and post-COVID world, health equity, tele-behavioral health, social determinants of health, integrated care, creative partnerships and care management. Presentations will include approaches to financial stability and sustainability through new business models, including value based payments and new service delivery models.

NJAMHAA is a statewide trade association representing hospital-based and freestanding organizations that provide a broad range of treatment and support services to more than 500,000 children and adults with mental health, emotional and substance use disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders.

While we will be accepting proposals on a broad array of topics, we wish to focus on innovative strategies and programs featuring: the pandemic and post-COVID world, health equity, tele-behavioral health, social determinants of health, integrated care, creative partnerships, care management and the workforce.

  • COVID/Post-COVID Related Topics
  • Health Equity
  • Crisis Response/Urgent Care
  • Payment Models
  • Consolidation and New Structures
  • Building Capacity and New Services Lines
  • Strategic Growth
  • Competition and Collaboration
  • Future Business Models
  • Tele-behavioral Health and Other Digital Technology
  • Screening for Social Determinants of Health
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health Needs
  • Community Partnerships/Community Wellness
  • Integrated Care - successful models, overcoming barriers, creative solutions
  • The Future Workforce
  • Peer Services
  • Hospital/Community Partnerships
  • Mobile technology
  • Creative Partnerships – share your experience
  • Supporting Staff Morale
  • Working in a Value-based System


Presenters must have professional qualifications and be in good standing with their professional boards, if applicable, and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a faculty member of an undergraduate or graduate School of Social Work.
  • Have received specialized graduate or post graduate level training in the subject taught in the program.
  • Have extensive experience to include no less than five years of practical application or research involving the subject taught in the course.
  • Have completed social work ethics courses must be presented/developed or co-presented/co-developed by a licensed social worker in good standing.


Workshops will take place in the morning and afternoon. Each session is limited to 60 minutes in length offering one continuing education unit per session. Presentations may include up to three speakers, but one or two are preferred.


E-mail your completed Presentation Application as a Word document with your resume/CV and professional photograph/head shot to Please note, your resume/CV must contain your mailing address.

Click here to download a Presentation Application

The proposal materials must be submitted by Friday, June 25, 2021.

*** Various conference marketing materials will have information on conference workshops that will include names, credentials and other information as it is provided in this proposal, so please check for accuracy before submission. ***

If you have questions or require additional information regarding the Call for Presentations, please contact Christine Leonardo at

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