2023 SOCA Call for Workshop Proposals



March 2nd: Submission Deadline

March: Committee Review

April 3rd: Proposal Acceptance Notifications Begin

IMPORTANT: There will NOT be a submission deadline extension this year.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children, Young Adults, and Families and the Georgia Interagency Directors Team are pleased to announce this Call for Workshop Proposals for the 2023 Georgia System of Care Academy (SOCA). The 16th Annual Georgia SOCA conference is scheduled for June 7-9, 2023, at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The theme this year is Ready. Set. Connect!

Each year, SOCA invites a robust group of workshop presenters to share their extensive knowledge and experience with our attendees.  The SOCA planning committee is always seeking ways to improve our attendees’ experience.  We are seeking specific workshop topics for our three tracks; GET READY. Track (GASOC Foundations), GET SET. Track (Professional Development) and CONNECT! Track (Clinical Interventions).

The SOCA Call for Workshop Proposals website provides details on the 16th Annual System of Care Academy, workshop proposal requirements, intended audience, topics, tracks, and the presentation review and selection process. (link below)

You are invited to submit your workshop proposal by or before the Thursday, March 2, 2023 deadline at http://www.cvent.com/c/abstracts/305769bf-b521-4887-b4b8-ff0a161fe26b



Please share this invitation to submit a workshop proposal with:

  • An impressive speaker(s) whose workshop you have attended.
  • Anyone who you would encourage to present.
  • Anyone who might know someone to encourage to present.


If you have additional questions or need technical assistance submitting your proposal, contact DBHDDLearning@dbhdd.ga.gov

For general information about DBHDD, please go to http://dbhdd.georgia.gov.