We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
NAADAC’s Calendar of Events is a marketing tool for the promotion of NAADAC, affiliate, and partner events and webinars. Posting events on the calendar is free and easy to do – just click “submit an event” and fill out the event submission form. Adding your event to the NAADAC calendar has many benefits:
- Listed on NAADAC's main calendar
- Searchable by State, Webinars, or National events
The National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (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 programand 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 initial test-exempt offering of this Certificate will be available until April 15, 2018. Applications postmarked after April 15, 2018 will require successful completion of an examination to be awarded the certificate.
Individual trainers, organizations, and academic institutions are invited to apply today to become a NAADAC Approved Education Provider - a status that identifies your program as meeting the nationally approved standards of education developed for the addiction counseling profession. In addition, your program participants are assured that the contact hours and continuing education (CE) credits provided will be accepted toward national credentialing by the NAADAC Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP), as well as be accepted by many of the state licensing/certification bodies in the addiction and other helping professionals.
National Hispanic and Latino ATTC's Role in Supporting Puerto Rico's First Responders
NAADAC applauds our colleagues at the National Hispanic and Latino ATTC in leading an effort in Puerto Rico to train first responders in Psychological First Aid for First Responders.
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 20 and residents who remain on the island are struggling to overcome the enormous physical and emotional distress of the storm. Recovery efforts are underway, but officials estimate that it will take months to bring things back to normal.
Upcoming Webinar: Applying Emotional Intelligence to Recovery
Wed, October 25, 2017 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
This webinar will teach skill-building exercises to offer clients the ability to deal effectively with emotions – something critical to success in recovery. Gain a greater understanding of the importance of emotional intelligence, how to use it with clients, and how to model responses to address difficult situations. Earn 1 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
Substance use and mental health professionals came together from all 50 States as well as Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam, and together they met with over 300 members of Congress heard about the needs of those living with mental illness and/or addictions, as well as those in recovery. In addition, in the last week, nine new cosponsors have signed on to the bills we talked to our legislators about!
Hill Day is over, but the opportunity to influence public policy is not. For ways to follow up with your legislators and continue to make your voice heard, click here.
Submit an Article for the Winter 2017 Magazine - Deadline October 31th
Do you have an innovative evidence-based clinical skill, strategy, or research to share? Have your years of experience as an addiction professional given you unique insights into addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, or recovery?
The New Horizons: Integrating Motivational Styles Study Course includes a 149-page Manual featuring lecture notes, talking points, exercises and role plays that focus on course themes, a CD-ROM, and an Online Study Exam that can be completed for 15 nationally-approved continuing education credits.
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!