Free NAADAC Webinar
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
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.
- 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 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
If you have watched the webinar (either live or on-demand), you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion to verify the continuing education hours you spent learning. To apply (only after watching the webinar), complete and pass the online CE Quiz at the top of this page. NAADAC members receive a CE certificate for 1 CE for free. Non-members of NAADAC can receive 1 CE for $15 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education 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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