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Closed Captioning Now Available for NAADAC Webinars
NAADAC is proud to announce that closed captioning is now available on live NAADAC webinars! In addition, transcripts will be made available for on-demand webinars recorded on and after March 27, 2019.
The captioning capabilities are in compliance with the practices defined in Worldwide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Check out the on-demand webinar transcripts now and register for an upcoming FREE NAADAC webinar!
Today's Webinar: The Uncomfortable Conversation About Slavery, Sex, and HIV
Wed, April 24, 2019 @ 3-5:00pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenters Lisa Connors, LBSW, LCPC, NCC, MAC, ABD, for this free NAADAC webinar which will encourage dialogue that looks at the intersection of slavery, racism, sex, and HIV among African American women. It will address myths, stereotypes, generalizations, and micro-aggressions made by society that continue to stigmatize, oppress, and marginalize this population. Having these conversations will potentially ensure that African American women are treaty fairly and justly, especially in a society where racism is rampant.
The conference will feature three intensive days of training sessions with celebrated national trainers such as David Dickinson, MA, Carlo DiClemente, PhD, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, Malcolm Horn, LCSW, MAC, SAP, and K. Michelle Peavy, PhD. Topics include clinical supervision, clinical skills, co-occurring disorders, and practice management.
All scholarship awardees are required to pay for any other fees and all travel and lodging expenses. To apply for a conference scholarship, please submit an applicationby May 10, 2019. Scholarship awardees will be notified by May 16, 2019.
The NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference: Navigating the Addiction Profession from September 28 - October 3 in Orlando, FL, features over 60 breakout sessions in ten different subject tracks, including Practice Management, Co-occurring Disorders, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Skills, Cultural Humility, Process Addictions, Recovery Support, Education/INCASE, Peer Recovery, and Professional Development. Earn up to 43 CEs!
Therapeutic Effect of IV NAD on Opiate and Alcohol Withdrawal: Implications for Clinical Populations, presented by Susan Broom-Gibson, PhD
Capacitación del Personal Sobre Los Opioides y La Comunidad Hispana (Opioids and the Hispanic Community), presented by Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, MAC, NCAC II
In addition to these specific tracks, the conference will feature six days of presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community from September 28 - October 3, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is April 27th
Unused or expired prescription medications at home are a public safety issue and can lead to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Unused prescriptions thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold. The misuse and abuse of over-the-counter medications, illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco affect the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10:00am to 2:00pm EDT, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in partnership with federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement, businesses, medical offices, agencies, and first responders, will host events to collect and safely dispose of unwanted medications.
Volunteer your time to enhance the addiction profession! Now, more than ever, addiction professionals are facing challenging times. Addiction professionals need a strong, unified voice to speak out for the best interests of the profession.
To do this, we ask you for your support, time, knowledge and energy to join in these endeavors by joining one of NAADAC's committees to help the association conduct business and help your fellow addiction professional.
NAADAC Standing Committees include:
Bylaws/Policies & Procedures Committee
Clinical Issues Committee
Military and Veteran Advisory Committee
Nominations & Elections Committee
Professional Standards & Practices Committee
Public Policy Committee
NAADAC Ad Hoc Committees include:
Adolescent Specialty Committee
International/World Council Committee
Get connected, share your expertise, and chart the future of the nation's largest professional organization for addiction-focused professionals. Join a committee today!
Led by NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, this World Learning program will give you a unique opportunity to learn about the state of addiction and mental health programs in this developing country, the Balkan region, and Eastern Europe.
There is only one week left to apply for a scholarship! Don't miss your chance on six days of education, training, networking, and capacity-building with thought leaders in the addiction profession! All scholarship awardees are expected to pay for all other fees, travel, and lodging expenses.
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!