RTP Certificate Program
Recovery has always had a stronghold in the
addiction profession and its workforce.
The addiction profession, founded by individuals in recovery, laid the
groundwork to provide addiction services within a recovery orientation. The Recovery to Practice (RTP) Certificate
Program is designed to further hasten awareness, acceptance, and adoption of
recovery-based practices in the delivery of addiction-related services and
builds on SAMHSA’s definition and fundamental components of recovery. By obtaining this Certificate, addiction
professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payors, and clients their advanced
education in recovery-oriented concepts, skills, and practices. Simply complete the required education and receive a Professional Certificate to hang on your wall and include in your portfolio.
- Provide documentation of 30 contact
hours of continuing education from the “Approved Education List” below (Note: Must
include 15.5 hours of “Required Coursework” and 14.5 hours or more of “Flexible
- Complete this application
- Submit payment
- $50 for members of NAADAC
- $100 for non-members of NAADAC
Approved Education List:
applicant must complete ALL of these required continuing education components
Each applicant must select from the
following list to gain the remaining required continuing education hours (14.5
PLEASE NOTE: This certificate is
meant purely as an educational tool and does not qualify certificate holders to
counsel those with addictions.