Eligibility criteria are listed on the NCTTP webpage and Section III Eligibility/Application Requirements on page 2 of the NCTTP application. Please look closely at instructions provided for each section of the application. They were designed to make completing your application easier and faster.
Any tobacco treatment practice experiences that fall within the scope of the 11 Core Competencies developed by ATTUD can be counted. The 11 Core Competencies are listed in Section VII. Documentation of Tobacco Treatment Practice Experience, page 9 of the application. There is no required distribution of hours across these competencies, and all competencies are not required to be represented in the total 240 hours of post-TTS training.
Yes. If you are in the process of acquiring hours of practice, Section VII should be completed as much as possible, including a description of tobacco treatment activities. Once practice hours are completed Section I and Section VII must be re-submitted by e-mail to NAADAC Director of Certification and Testing Jerry Monroe, CPC, MS, at [email protected]. If the application is not complete with the 240 practice hours within two years from initial application, the applicant will need to resubmit a new application and fee of $150.
No. As stated in this section, “Human Services is broadly defined as interpersonal work involved with meeting objectives associated with human needs. These needs can be focused on the prevention as well as the remediation of problems, or improving the overall quality of life of service populations.”
Any work that adheres to this definition can and should be described in this section – only if your highest educational level is less than a Bachelor’s Degree.