Free NAADAC Webinar

A Recorded Webinar

Recorded on Tuesday, December 4, 2018

As of January 2023, registration and CE quiz and Certificate access for the NAADAC Free Webinar Series are available in the NAADAC Education Center. Click here to learn about the NAADAC Education Center.

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NCC AP’s National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist Credential is available by test exemption until December 31, 2018 and now is the time to apply. This webinar will discuss the benefits of the NPRSS credential and the process to apply. Join the webinar in order to best manage your position as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist and to learn the many benefits available, such as professional recognition and payor support.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the history of the NCC AP’s National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist.
  • Recognize the benefits and recognition of the National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist designation.
  • Understand the application process to become a National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CE)

To earn a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar, you must view the webinar in its entirety, pass the CE quiz, and complete the online survey evaluation.

  1. Upon completing the webinar, you will have access to the CE quiz within the course you are taking. Find the CE quiz in the NAADAC Education Center and click “purchase.” NAADAC members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $15 processing fee to access the quiz.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
  3. Upon passing the CE quiz, you will be required to complete the survey evaluation for the course. Once that is completed, your CE certificate will be immediately available in your account in the NAADAC Education Center to download and print. All certificates will be stored in the NAADAC Education Center under your profile name. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions on how to access your CE quiz and download your CE certificate.

Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education hours.
This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.



Jerry A. Jenkins, MEd, MAC, is the Chair of the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP), and the Chief Executive Officer of Anchorage Community Mental Health Services since 2003, adding Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services in 2013. He is in his third year as the President of the Alaska Behavioral Health Association. Anchorage/Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services provides behavioral health services across the span of life from ages 2 to 100. As an addiction treatment professional, Jenkins has over 34 years of experience in treating substance use disorders and mental illness. He has worked in and managed community based, outpatient, halfway and residential treatment services. He is an advocate for safe, affordable and accommodating housing for consumers as well as recovery as the expectation for behavioral health care with particular emphasis on being trauma informed.

Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, is the Executive Director of NAADAC. She previously served as the Project Director of Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the Program Director for Volunteers of America Western Washington, serving homeless populations and the co-occurrence of poverty and substance abuse issues, and the administrator of multi-county, publicly-funded alcohol/drug prevention/ intervention/treatment centers. Moreno Tuohy has been a state, national, and international trainer for over 25 years on a variety of topics and has written many addiction-specific curriculums. Prior to joining NAADAC, she served in many roles on the NAADAC Board of Directors, including as President. Moreno Tuohy’s book, Rein in Your Brain: From Impulsivity to Thoughtful Living in Recovery was released in May 2014 (Hazelden Publishers). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and advanced studies in Social Work and Public Administration.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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