2012 Conference


2012 Conference

October 18-20, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

Thank you for joining us for this year’s annual CONTACT USA / NASCOD conference for crisis center program directors.W

We hope you were able to connect with others in your field and are able to leave energized with new ideas for building on your centers success!


Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:30pm-8:30pm

  • 6:30pm – Opening Banquet
Friday, October 19, 2012 9am – 4:15pm
             Dinner on your own
Saturday, October 20, 2012 9am-4:15pm
6-7pm Silent Auction
7-9PM Banquet with presentation

Why should you attend…

  • Enhance your Vision and Leadership skills to aid your success!
  • Workshops focus on management and leadership skills that will cultivate your effectiveness as a program Director/Manager.
  • National networking opportunities available with experts in the crisis center field.
  • Seek out information on specific issues and challenges that you are facing as a Director/Manager.

Here’s what previous attendees had to say:

what a joy to spend time with other people who are facing the same challenges as myself and managing to come out on top!”

“the work we do at crisis centers is stressful…joyful…invigorating. The conference reminded me why I struggle through the difficult times and showed me that there is a whole network of people out there who are willing to help and support me.”

Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Functions Thursday, Friday and Saturday! So don’t book your departing flights until Sunday!

Online Registration is Closed. To Check for availability, Please contact Mary Drexler at:


Taxi Cab rides are roughly $25/person. Sunport shuttle was the best bargain during the board’s visit.

Albuquerque Cab Company: 505-883-4888.  www.albuquerquecab.com

Rio Rancho Cab: 505-506-1111. www.rioranchocab.com

Sunport Shuttle: 505-883-4888. Cost is roughly $15/person – $5 each additional passenger; Round trip discounts available. Run by Albuquerque cab company, however, is cheaper for airport runs.www.sunportshuttle.com

Additional Information…

Scholarships: There are only a couple scholarships available. If you are interested in a scholarship, please email Mary Drexler at maryd@ccpg.org with a statement as to why you need a scholarship.

Do not make your own hotel reservations if you have registered for the conference with a hotel room. CUSA/NASCOD will make your hotel reservation. If you choose to register for the conference without a hotel room (at the lower price) then you will need to make your own hotel reservations.

If you choose to stay longer at the hotel, you will need to contact the conference hotel at 505-843-6