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Today's FREE Webinar: The Wounded Healer - Helping the Helping Professional
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenter Sarah Buino, LCSW, CADC, CDWF, for this FREE NAADAC webinar will differentially define burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma; provide a deep understanding of self-compassion; and support participants in evaluating crucial components of their individual self-care plan to support the healthiest version of themselves.
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
The NCC AP, under the auspices of NAADAC, operates as an independent body for all matters involving the Association’s substance use disorders counselor certification and endorsement opportunities at the national and international level. Cafferty’s three-year term as NCC AP Chair began February 1, 2020.
Cafferty has worked in the field of mental health and addiction treatment since 1997. He has worked in several settings, including detoxification, inpatient, and intensive outpatient treatment as both a clinician and an administrator. He is a long-time NAADAC member and prior to becoming the NCC AP Chair, he served as a Commissioner for the NCC AP and, from 2007-2014, he sat on the NAADAC Adolescent Specialty Leadership Committee.
Register Now for NAADAC's FREE Peer Recovery Support Webinar Series
Peer recovery support services are increasingly becoming an important part of the behavioral healthcare workforce. They not only help people with behavioral health conditions connect to, engage in, and be active participants in treatment and recovery support services, but they can also change the culture of an organization in a positive way.
With the goal of supporting the increase of Peer Recovery Support Specialists in the workforce, NAADAC presents our new FREE Peer Recovery Support webinar series presented by nationally recognized trainers. Earn up to 9.5 CEs!
Only members in good standing who have been actively engaged in work in addiction counseling or as an addiction professional for at least two years immediately prior to nomination shall be eligible for an elective office with the Association.
Nomination deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ 5:00PM EST
Led by NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, and NCBH President and CEO Charles Ingolia, MSW, this World Learning program will give you a unique opportunity to learn about the state of addiction and mental health programs in the Mediterranean region of Europe. Earn up to 15 CEs!
Professional visits will focus on topics such as:
Epidemiology of mental health and substance use disorders in Greece;
Assessment, intervention and referral, treatment and care options for drug and alcohol use disorders;
Scarcity of service providers and access to treatment;
Assessment, intervention, referral, and treatment and care options;
Post-austerity reform programs to address the scarcity of service providers and access to treatment;
Role of primary care and community-based services in the identification and treatment of addiction for patients and affected family members;
Ongoing quality of life and community rehabilitation programming; and
International refugee programs and treatment for post-conflict trauma disorders.
Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited booth space offered. Don't miss this chance to attend one of the largest gatherings of addiction-focused professionals of the year! Reserve your space today!
Join national experts on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 2:00-3:00pm EST, for a live virtual discussion about how organizations who are new to providing peer support services can effectively supervise and support peer support workers.
Presenters will discuss how to apply practical supervision strategies that support peer workers’ professional development in different settings.
Upcoming Webinar for the FY2020 Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program
The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program promotes diversity among health professions by funding academic institutions so they can provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have a demonstrated financial need and are enrolled full-time in a health profession program or nursing program.
For-profit nursing and physician assistant schools are eligible to apply under the SDS Program. All other applicants must be public or non-profit private schools.
On Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2:00-3:00pm EST, there will be a technical assistance webinar, which can help answer any questions applicants may have.
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!