Learning Opportunities

COAP offers a wide range of learning opportunities to support the efforts of communities and practitioners addressing the opioid epidemic. Whether it is a face-to-face convening, a peer-to-peer learning opportunity, or virtual learning via an upcoming webinar, we welcome your participation.

Upcoming Opportunities

Call for Proposals: 2020 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) National Forum

Meetings and Convenings

Submission Deadline: December 20, 2019

The 2020 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) National Forum will be held on March 10–12, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia, and presentation proposals are being accepted through December 20, 2019.

COAP is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and provides support to states, units of local government, and tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic. Learn more at www.COAPResources.org.

Session presentations should be tailored to provide stakeholders with timely and relevant information for their particular fields in one of the following focus areas:

  • Promote Public Safety and Support Access to Treatment and Recovery Services in the Criminal Justice System
  • Strengthen the Collection and Sharing of Data Across Systems to Understand and Address the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Align and Maximize Resources Across Systems and Leverage Multidisciplinary Partnerships and Innovative Collaborations
  • Prevent Opioid Misuse and Addiction

Additional information is available on the proposal submission form.


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