Substance Abuse Professional's U.S. DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing Regulation Qualification & Requalification Live Trainings

SAP ManualJoin NAADAC President Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP, CTHP-II, for live two-day in-person or virtual U.S. DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification and/or Requalification Courses.

These live, interactive two-day trainings are designed to provide the required 12 hours of professional development relevant to performing SAP functions for people who wish to obtain their U.S. DOT SAP Qualification (or Requalification).

Registration for live trainings includes the bound Substance Abuse Professional's U.S. DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing Regulation Qualification & Requalification Course manual and access to a 100-question initial SAP Qualification exam or the 25-question Requalification exam to allow the student to demonstrate their knowledge of the required regulations and skills. Participants must achieve a passing score of 75% or higher to qualify to apply for their initial SAP Qualification or Requalification.


Upcoming Live Trainings

Two-Day SAP INITIAL Qualification & Requalification - 12 CE Hour Live Training

Bethesda, MD at the Bethesda Marriott on Thursday, July 21, 2022 - Friday, July 22, 2022 from 8:30am - 4:00 pm ET

Please note that this training is a live, in-person training only and will not be recorded or live-streamed. 

This live two-day training will provide you with the required 12 hours of professional development relevant to performing SAP functions for people who wish to receive or renew their U.S. DOT SAP Qualification.

Each training day will run from 8:30am ET to 4:00pm ET, with a 90-minute break from 12:00pm - 1:30pm ET, for a total of six-hours of education per day. 

Cost:

  Member Non-Member
Online Registration (with SAP Manual)
July 19 deadline
$450 $550
Call-In Registration (without SAP Manual)*
July 19 deadline
$300 $350

Register Online Today 

Registration Includes SAP Manual, access to the 25-Question Requalification Exam or 100-Question Initial Qualification Exam, and a SAP Requalification or Initial SAP Qualification Application: All registrations for the two-day SAP training include purchase of the Substance Abuse Professional's U.S. DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing Regulation Qualification and Requalification Course manual. Attendees are required to have the most recent version of the NAADAC SAP manual (green cover) to participate in the training.

*If you already own the latest NAADAC SAP manual (green cover), please call NAADAC Operations Manager Richard Goodman at 703.741.7686 x122 to get the call-in registration price as shown above ($150 off for members or $200 off for non-members).

If you obtained your most recent SAP Qualification through another organization, you must take NAADAC's 100-question initial SAP Qualification Exam and apply for your renewal using the Initial SAP Qualification Application.

Please note that while the SAP training and education is available to anyone, you must meet the U.S. Department of Transportation's eligibility criteria to obtain your SAP Qualification and be listed in NAADAC's online SAP Directory. Please click here to check the eligibility guidelines.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations received prior to July 1, 2022 will receive a refund, minus a 10% administrative fee. Thereafter, no refunds are given. Any cancellations due to a positive COVID-19 test or exposure to COVID-19 will be refunded in full up until the day of the event pending documentation and notification is provided. Please send all cancellation requests by email to [email protected].

Need a hotel? Contact the Bethesda Marriott at (301) 897-9400.

Questions? Please contact Richard Goodman, SAP Administrator, at [email protected] or 703.741.7686 x122.

naadac 2022 annual conference & 50th anniversary celebration two-day post-conference session - SAP Initial Qualification & REQUALIFICATION Course - 14 CE Hour Live Training

At the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN on Tuesday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 8:15am - 5:30pm ET

This live, interactive two-day training is designed to provide the required 12 hours of professional development relevant to performing SAP functions for people who wish to obtain or renew their U.S. DOT SAP Qualification. Registration for this live training includes the bound Substance Abuse Professional's U.S. DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing Regulation Qualification & Requalification Course manual and access to a SAP Qualification exam to allow the student to demonstrate their knowledge of the required regulations and skills. Participants must achieve a passing score of 75% or higher to qualify to apply for their initial SAP Qualification.

Cost:

2-DAY POST-CON: U.S. DOT SAP QUALIFICATION COURSE (10/11-10/12)* Early Bird
(ends 8/26)
Standard
(8/27- 10/5)
Late/Onsite
(10/6 – 10/11)
NAADAC Member $500 $550 $600
Non-Member $625 $675 $725

*Includes manual, SAP exam, and application.

Register for the SAP Post-Conference

Please click here for information on the 2022 Annual Confernece Policies.

virtual Two-Day SAP Requalification - 12 CE Hour Training

Virtual training on Thursday, December 8, 2022 and Friday, December 9, 2022
*Please note the new date for this training!* 

This two-day virtual NAADAC training will provide you with the required 12 hours of professional development relevant to performing SAP functions for people who wish to renew their U.S. DOT SAP Qualification obtained through NAADAC within the last three years.

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About the Trainer

Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP, CTHP-II, has been practicing in the world of mental health, marriage and family, and addictions counseling for the past 30 years. She earned her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision degree and is a core faculty member in the School of Counseling program at Walden University. In addition, she has a thriving private practice where she provides clinical supervision, counseling services to our military, and addiction-specific training and education. She has been providing telebehavioral health services to individuals and groups for several years and is a board certified telehealth practitioner. She is involved in regulatory and credentialing activities in Colorado and regional workforce recruitment and retention initiatives. Her areas of specialization include pharmacology, co-occurring disorders, ethics, culturally-responsive care, and clinical supervision. She has been an active member of NAADAC for over 15 years, has served as the Ethics Chair, and began her term as NAADAC’s President in October 2020.

Description

As mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), these trainings outline the nine required learning components:

  1. Background, rationale and coverage of the DOT’s drug and alcohol testing program;
  2. 49 C.F.R. § 40 and DOT agency drug and alcohol testing rules;
  3. Key DOT drug testing requirements, including collections, laboratory testing, MRO review and problems in drug testing;
  4. Key DOT alcohol testing requirements, including the testing process, the roles of BATs and STTs and problems in alcohol testing;
  5. SAP qualifications and prohibitions;
  6. The role of the SAP in the return-to-duty process, including the initial employee evaluation, referrals for education and/or treatment, the follow-up evaluation, continuing treatment recommendations and the follow-up testing plan;
  7. SAP consultation and communication with employers, MROs and treatment providers;
  8. Reporting and record keeping requirements; and
  9. Issues that SAPs confront in carrying out their duties under the program.

Additional Resources

For more information on becoming a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), follow the above links, call 703.741.7686 x122 or email Richard Goodman, SAP Administrator, at [email protected].