Monday, May 27, 2019
Jennifer Velotta, NAADAC's Minority Fellowship Program Manager, represented NAADAC at the 2019 Bridging the Gap Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia on May 20-24, 2019. NAADAC is a partnering organization with the NBCC Foundation to provide education and mentoring support to the Addiction Counselor Fellowship program funded by SAMHSA. “NAADAC Overview and Other Resources for Addiction Counselors” was given to 85 of the 2018 and 2019 MFP-AC fellows during a working lunch...
at Monday, May 27, 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
NAADAC member and Washington State Affiliate President, Terri Roper, and Immediate Past President Jennifer Velotta represented NAADAC and NAADAC's Washington affiliate, the Chemical Dependency Professionals of Washington State (CDPWS), at the 13 th Annual Provider Conference in Lynnwood, Washington on April 11-12, 2019. CDPWS was a proud sponsor of the conference, which was hosted by the Association of Alcoholism and Addiction Programs in Washington State.
Presenters at the...
at Monday, April 15, 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II , CDC III, SAP, represented NAADAC at the American Psychological Association's Practice Leadership Conference: Advocacy in Leadership on March 9-12, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
On March 11, 2019, Moreno Tuohy presented on the NCC AP's Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) national credential, and provided information about the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) College of Professional...
at Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
NAADAC was excited to exhibit at the Cottonwood Springs Hospital’s training event in Leawood, Kansas hosted by the Church of the Resurrection on February 15, 2019. Assessment Diagnosis and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, featuring David M. Wiley, MD and Amalia T. Bullard, PhD, was a full day training with more than 600 attendees from the Kansas/Missouri area.
NAADAC believes that a strong, united voice at the state level will assist in promoting the advancement of addiction...
at Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Thursday, November 15, 2018
NAADAC, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State, The New York Certification Board (ASAP-NYCB), and Resource Recovery Center of Orange County (RRCOC) presented Embracing the Peer Movement: Underscoring Peer Value on November 9, 2018 in Middletown, New York. NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, and NAADAC Senior Membership Manager Diana Kamp joined over 90 addiction professionals for the one-day training.
Attendees were educated on the...
at Thursday, November 15, 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018
NAADAC member and Florida Affiliate President Bobbi Hayes, LMHC, CAP, represented NAADAC at the 3rd Annual 2018 Multiple Pathways of Recovery Conference in Punta Gorda, Florida on October 24-26, 2018. NAADAC was proud to sponsor the event, which was hosted by CCAR, the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery.
Presenters at the conference included many friends of NAADAC, including NAADAC member William L. White, who wrote The History of Addiction Counseling in the United States, which...
at Friday, November 2, 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NAADAC’s Executive Director, was invited to represent NAADAC at the White House for the “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis” event on October 24, 2018. The event commemorated one year having passed since the White House declared the opioid epidemic to be a public health emergency.
During the event, the Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) was...
at Friday, October 26, 2018
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
NAADAC was a proud sponsor of Faces and Voices of Recovery’s America Honors Recovery Awards Gala and Dinner, held on July 23, 2018, in Washington, DC. This annual event is held to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations engaged in promoting addiction recovery policies and programs nationally and in their communities. Of note, former U.S. Representative Patrick J. Kennedy was awarded the Voice of Recovery Award for being a leading voice in the recovery movement in his fight...
at Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, was invited to speak at the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) National Stakeholder Meeting on July 11, 2018. The meeting brought together stakeholders from both public and private sectors to discuss expanding screening, access to treatment, and adoption of evidence-based practices.
After a welcome by Jon Rice, Deputy Director of ONDCP, Office of Policy, Research and Budget (OPRB) and...
at Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018
On June 29, 2018, NAADAC's Director of Training, Thomas Durham, PhD, presented an interactive workship on co-occurring disorders in Springdale, Arkansas. Over 40 addiction professionals attended the training opportunity, which was sponsored by Ozark Guidance.
NAADAC Mid-South Regional Vice President Matt Feehery, LCDC, was in attendance, and gave a brief presentation to attendees about the role of NAADAC in advocacy and advancing the profession.
The one-day workshop on...
at Monday, July 2, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018
NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, and Treasurer, Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP, attended the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP) Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, on June 21-22.
The conference featured nationally-acclaimed keynote speakers, workshop presenters, learning tracks, and networking opportunities to allow attendees the opportunity to elevate their practice.
Moreno Tuohy led a series of round table...
at Friday, June 22, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
From May 23 to 24, 2018, NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, conducted a two-day training on Romancing the Brain: Conflict Resolution for Recovery , followed by a full day Train the Trainer training on May 25, 2018.
Romancing the Brain is a multi-component, multimedia tool for use by addiction and other helping professionals to assist adults and youth improve their life traumas and conflict through skills that are an intensive set of...
at Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018
NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, attend the 2018 Georgia Association Counselor Association (GACA) Spring Training Conference & Retreat, entitled Strategies & Solutions for the Opioid Epidemic , held in Saint Simons Island, Georgia on April 26-29, 2018.
The event offered a wide variety of trainings ranging from how to administer medical assisted treatment to cultural competence and diversity workshops to understanding Georgia‘s DUI laws. Notable...
at Monday, May 28, 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018
On March 14, 2018, Facing Addiction with NCADD and the Recovery Research Institute held an informative briefing on Capitol Hill entitled Employment in Recovery: Challenges & Opportunities . NAADAC Grants Coordinator Ace Crawford attended the briefing, which was hosted by the Congressional Addiction, Treatment & Recovery Caucus.
Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and David Joyce (R-OH), as well as Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), spoke to attendees about substance use disorder...
at Monday, March 19, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
On Friday, March 2, 2018, NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, traveled to the California State Prision in Solano, California to administer the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) National Certified Addiction Counselor, Level I (NCAC I) written examination. Thirty-two incarcerated men took the examination with pen and paper in hope of passing and with the intent to be able to transfer into work situations in their communities at the...
at Friday, March 9, 2018