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-2018 Annual Conference: Call for Poster Presentations
-Announcing a New NAADAC Advocacy Webinar: Advocating in Your State
-CAADE Conference 2018 Starts Friday
-Upcoming Webinar: Comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment
-Accepting Student Submissions for the William White Scholarship
-NCTTP Test-Exemption Eligibility Period Extended to May 15, 2018
-2018 NAADAC Awards Nominations Open!
-PRSS: Credentialing, Membership, and SAMHSA Webinar
-April Product Discount: The Addiction Professional’s Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
-NAADAC in Hawaii: Conflict Resolution for Recovery (CRR) Training on May 23-25, 2018
-Register for the Minnesota Workforce Forum on May 11
-Register for the Northwest Regional Conference: Exploring Treatment Alternatives
-NAADAC Career Center
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NAADAC WEBINAR SERIES
Upcoming Webinars
On Demand Webinars
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-Comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment
Wed, 04/25/2018
3-4:30pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Earn 1.5 CEs
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-Advocating in Your State – Where Most of the Rubber Meets the Road! (Advocacy Webinar)
Wed, 05/02/2018
3-4:00pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Earn 1 CE
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-Intergenerational Trauma and the Healing Forest Model
Wed, 05/09/2018
3-4:00pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Earn 1 CE
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-Ensuring Fidelity to Motivational Interviewing Among Frontline Service Providers
Wed, 05/23/2018
3-4:30pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Earn 1.5 CEs
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-Therapeutic Considerations of Psychopharmacology for Opiate Use Disorder
Wed, 06/13/2018
3-4:30pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Earn 1.5 CEs
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-Picking up the Pieces for Wholeness and Recovery
Wed, 06/27/2018
3-4:30pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
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NAADAC EVENTS
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CAADE Conference 2018
Lakewood, CA
04/20/18-04/22/18
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Minnesota Workforce Forum 
St. Paul, MN 
05/11/18
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NAADAC in Hawaii: Conflict Resolution for Recovery
Maui, HI 
05/23/18-05/25/18
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Co-Occuring Innovations for the Arkansas Addiction Professional
Springdale, AR 
06/29/18
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2018 Annual Conference: Shoot for the Stars 
Houston, TX 
10/05/18-10/09/18
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PARTNER EVENTS
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National Council 2018 National Conference
04/23/18-04/25/18
Washington D.C.
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ACA Conference & Expo 2018
04/25/18-04/26/18
Atlanta, GA
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SAMHSA National Prevention Week 2018
05/13/18-05/19/18
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AFFILIATE EVENTS
-2018 APNC Spring Conference
04/18/18 - 04/20/18
Asheville, NC
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-GACA 2018 Spring Conference 
04/26/18 - 04/29/18
St. Simons Island, GA
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-Spectrum 2018: 44th Annual Conference on Addiction Studies
05/04/18 - 05/05/18
Houston, TX
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-MAADAC Spring Conference
05/11/18
Plymouth, MI
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Your career ads will reach NAADAC members and a professional mailing list of 48,000+ professionals each week for three months.

That is almost half of the 100,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals that the Department of Labor estimates work in the United States.

Each career ad runs until its closing date or for three months.

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April 18, 2018

2018 Annual Conference: Call for Poster Presentations
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NAADAC members and non-members are invited to submit poster presentation proposals for display at the 2018 Annual Conference. NAADAC encourages young investigators, researchers, and addiction professionals from diverse organizations and fields to submit.
The 2018 Annual Conference will be held at the Westin Galleria Houstonfrom October 5-9, 2018. Posters will be on display during Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th with presentations taking place on October 6th.
Submission Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018
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Announcing a New NAADAC Advocacy Webinar: Advocating in Your State
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Are you interested in learning about advocacy, NAADAC’s public policy initiatives, and the many resources NAADAC provides to help you stay current on important state and national public policy issues that impact addiction professionals?

NAADAC's Advocacy Webinar Series has its fourth Advocacy webinar coming up!

Advocating in Your State – Where Most of the Rubber Meets the Road!

Wed, May 02, 2018 @ 3-4:00pm ET

(1CT/12MT/11PT)

This webinar provides an overview of how to build relationships with your state officials and how to have your voice heard. It will also share ideas on how to connect locally with your elected federal officials to influence current legislation and bring the local picture into focus for your legislators. The presentation will prepare a novice in advocacy with how to get started, as well as bring new ideas to the more experienced. Register now – earn 1 NAADAC CE!

Stay tuned for the dates of the additional webinars in the series to be announced!

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CAADE Conference 2018 Starts Friday
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Join the California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE) and NAADAC for the CAADE Conference 2018 at the Sheraton Gateway LAX in Los Angeles from April 20-22.

It’s not too late to register for the conferenceEarn up to 20 CEs!

The conference will feature presentations by NAADAC Leadership:
  • Keynote: Rein in Your Brain – presented by Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, NAADAC Executive Director;
  • Supervision in AOD Counseling – presented by Kansas Cafferty, LMFT, NCC AP Commissioner; and
  • Accreditation of Addiction Studies Program – presented by John Korkow, LAC, PhD, SAP, Chair of the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission and Kirk Bowden, PhD, LPC, MAC, SAP, NAADAC Immediate Past President
View the full schedule.

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Upcoming Webinar: Comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment
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Wed, April 25, 2018 @ 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET
(2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)

Join presenters Michael Weaver, MD, FASAM, DABAM and Don Hall, LCDC, for this free NAADAC webinar and learn about the different types of medication-assisted treatments (MAT) for alcohol, nicotine, and opioids and the respective roles of the doctor, medical staff, and substance use disorder counselor. The presenters will discuss how the doctor identifies clients that would benefit from MAT, as well as the information that the counselor needs to have available to engage the client, help to develop compliance with the regimen, and how to prepare the client for eventual withdrawal from the long-term maintenance medications, or for ongoing maintenance. 

Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).

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Accepting Student Submissions for the William White Scholarship
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The William White Student Scholarship, created to promote student addiction studies research, will be awarded to one graduate NAADAC student member and one undergraduate NAADAC student member with the best student addiction research papers on one of the four topics for 2018.

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018

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NCTTP Test-Exemption Eligibility Period Extended to May 15, 2018
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NAADAC, in partnership with the Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence, Inc. (ATTUD), and the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) offers the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (NCTTP).

The NCTTP was created to standardize and unify tobacco competencies, knowledge, and skills on a national level and provides national, unified recognition of professionals who obtain this prestigious certificate. By obtaining the NCTTP, tobacco treatment professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payers, and clients their advanced education in evidence-based tobacco competencies, skills, and practice.

To apply for the certificate, candidates must provide evidence of specific education and experience, including successful completion of a CTTTP-accredited Tobacco Treatment Specialist training program and hours of tobacco treatment practice experience following completion of the training. In addition, candidates must be tobacco-free for a minimum of six months and must agree to adhere to the Tobacco Treatment Provider Code of Ethics. A full list of specific eligibility and application requirements can be found on the NCTTP web page.

The NCTTP test-exemption offer has been extended until May 15, 2018. Applications postmarked after May 15, 2018 will require successful completion of an examination to be awarded the certificate.

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2018 NAADAC Awards Nominations Open!
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NAADAC is proud to celebrate and honor the individuals and organizations that have achieved excellence in the substance use disorders field over the past year. Awards are given in up to seven categories and will be presented during the 2018 NAADAC Annual Conference in Houston, TX. Please submit your nominations by May 31st.

Awards include:
Nomination Deadline: May 31, 2018

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Peer Recovery Support Specialist: Credentialing, Membership, and SAMHSA Webinar
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NAADAC recognizes the important role of Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) in the continuum of care.

Do you want to become a Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS)? Learn how you can earn this credential, position yourself for career opportunities and reimbursement potential, and distinguish yourself as a recovering person that evidences competency and knowledge in recovery support services.

NAADAC is proud to now offer a membership category designed for Peer Recovery Support Specialists. Join NAADAC today to take advantage of all of the benefits NAADAC membership has to offer.

The Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is offering a webinar entitled "Peer Operated Services: Deep Dive into Two Models", on April 18, 2018 from 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST. Register today and learn more about the successfully employed programs used by Hands Across Long Island and the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services.

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Up to 50% Off The Addiction Professional’s Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in April – 18 CEs!
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50% off for NAADAC Members
$116 Only $58!


25% off for Non-Members
$155 Only $116.25!

NAADAC's The Addiction Professional’s Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a 175-page skill-based training guide that brings together the tools that addiction professionals need to screen clients for unhealthy drinking, deliver effective brief counseling, refer to other specialists and provide successful case management & follow-up.
This Independent Study Course package includes the Learner's Guide and online CE quiz for 18 nationally-approved continuing education hours.

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NAADAC in Hawaii: Conflict Resolution for Recovery (CRR) Training on May 23-25, 2018
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Join NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP for a two-day training on Romancing the Brain: Conflict Resolution for Recovery on May 25, 2018. Earn 14 CEs!

Do you want to learn how to provide Conflict Resolution for Recovery training to other qualified individuals? Join Cynthia Moreno Tuohy for the full-day Train the Trainer training on May 25, 2018. Earn an additional 7 CES!

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Register for the Minnesota Workforce Forum on May 11
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Do you know any college or high school students in Minnesota who are interested in joining the addiction profession? Invite them to the free Minnesota Workforce Forum on May 11, 2018 from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm to attend in-person at the Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN.
  • Learn about the rewards of the addiction profession, workforce needs, state certification & licensing requirements, national certification opportunities, networking and mentoring connections, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Visit with local substance use disorder treatment providers to learn more about employment and internship opportunities.
  • Free Admission! Free food! Door prizes!
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Register for the Northwest Regional Conference: Exploring Treatment Alternatives
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NAADAC Northwest ATTCannounce the Northwest Regional Conference, a three-day training event from May 31-June 2, 2018 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland OR. Earn up to 21.25 CEs!
Sponsoring or Exhibiting

Are you interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference? Download the prospectus or contact Jeff Smith at jsmith@naadac.org.

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NAADAC Career Center
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The NAADAC Career Center provides a variety of employment listings at no charge for addiction-focused professionals. If you are looking to find a new career, the NAADAC Career Center can help! Check out our latest listings!
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