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At NAADAC, the health and safety of our staff and the addiction professionals we serve is our top priority.
As a part of our ongoing commitment to providing you with the best possible education and training during these difficult times, NAADAC is thinking ahead to how we can safely conduct the 2020 Annual Conference & Hill Day taking place in Washington, DC from September 25-30, 2020.
With that in mind, we invite you to complete a short survey to let us know how we can create a conference that will promote learning, networking, and community while keeping everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey should take about five to seven minutes to complete.
Today's FREE Webinar: Telehealth During COVID-19 and Beyond - Integrative Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenter Fredrick Dombrowski, PhD, LMHC, MAC, CASAC, for this FREE NAADAC webinar that will review mindfulness and cognitive based interventions that are applicable to telehealth. Participants will be provided with telehealth counseling tools that will be useful during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
Voting for NAADAC’s Executive Committee Ends in Less Than Two Weeks!
Every two years, NAADAC members have the opportunity to select officers who will determine the direction of the Association, and represent their geographical regions on the NAADAC Executive Committee.
NAADAC only received one nomination each for the positions of President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer and Mid-South, Northeast, and Northwest Regional Vice Presidents. Therefore, these six nominees will be seated in their nominated roles for the 2020-2022 term without an election. Visit the NAADAC website to learn more about the winning candidates and to read each candidate's statement.
Congratulations to the following winners:
President-Elect: Angela E. Maxwell, CPS
Secretary: Susan Coyer, MA, AADC-S, MAC, CCJP, SAP
Treasurer: Jerry A. Jenkins, MEd, LADAC, MAC
Mid-South Regional Vice President: John Cates, MA, LCDC
Northeast Regional Vice President: Christopher J. Taylor, MAC, CASAC, OBA, LMHC
Northwest Regional Vice President: Sharon "Shari" B. Rigg, LAC
This spring, NAADAC received two nominations for Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President (Represents DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV).
Wanda S. Wyatt, MS, LSW, MAC, ADC-S, SAP
Ron Pritchard, CSAC, CAS, NCAC II
Only NAADAC members in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC) are eligible to vote for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President. Please find each candidate’s statement on the NAADAC website in order to inform your vote.
NAADAC invites you to take a short survey on your evolving needs in light of the changes imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic in order to improve our educational and professional development offerings.
We want to know how to best support you during this difficult time and we encourage NAADAC members and non-members to participate. The survey should take about five minutes to complete.
You may answer this survey anonymously. However, should you wish to provide your contact information at the end of the survey, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of three Specialty Online Trainings($25 value each!).
This scholarship was created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that provides research or education to the addiction profession.
The William White Scholarshipwill be awarded to one undergraduate student working toward an Associate or Bachelor's degree and one graduate student working toward a Master's or Doctorate degree based on research papers focusing on one of five specified topics outlined on naadac.org/white-scholarship and applied directly to the students' educational debt.
Upcoming FREE Webinar: The Americans with Disabilities Act - SUDs and Barriers to Treatment and Recovery
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenters Oce Harrison, EdD, and Charlotte Lanvers, JD, for this FREE NAADAC webinar that will provide information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to individuals in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs).
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
One billion people worldwide have disabilities that impact how they navigate the digital world including visual, auditory, motor, and cognitive disabilities. The purpose of this global event is to shine a light on digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities.
To get involved, visit the GAAD website and find a virtual event or activity to participate in tomorrow!
Do you want to learn more about supporting individuals with disabilities and how individuals with SUD can qualify for protection? Watch NAADAC's upcoming webinars:
NAADAC is proud to offer closed captioning on all live webinars! In addition, transcripts are 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.
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!