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A Recorded Webinar

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Recorded on Wednesday, August 24, 2022

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This webinar will discuss principles and strategies for clinical supervisors to help promote the professional success of individual treatment providers who are in personal long-term recovery. Topics highlighted include common dynamics that workers in recovery navigate, such as encountering recipients of services in the community and self-disclosure. The presentation will provide guidance and suggestions for addressing those in clinical supervision who are also in recovery.


John Paulson, ACSW, LCSW, MAC, LCAC, is an associate professor of social work at the University of Southern Indiana. He is a licensed clinical addiction counselor in Indiana. Paulson is a member of NAADAC and recognized by the NCC AP as holding the NCSE and MAC credentials. Paulson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals, NAADAC’s state affiliate. Paulson’s practice background includes providing psychotherapy for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. He has presented trainings nationally and virtually on topics related to clinical supervision and mindfulness-based interventions.

Veronica Huggins, PhD, earned her Doctorate degree in Social Work Policy, Planning and Administration from Clark Atlanta University. She is currently an associate professor of social work at the University of Southern Indiana. Her research focuses on corrections, including community corrections, drug courts, and diversity issues. In addition to her academic work, Huggins also has a clinical practice background working with individuals with mental health and substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be able to identify two challenges that providers in recovery encounter in the profession.
  • Providers will be able to summarize three common dynamics providers in recovery must navigated.
  • Participants will be able to implement at least one supervision strategy to support providers in recovery.
Content Level


  • Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.

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Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CE)

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

  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, your CE certificate will be immediately available to download in your account in the NAADAC Education Center. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your CE quiz and downloading your CE certificate.

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This webinar is eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours. Click here for NAADAC Social Worker certificate instructions.

This course meets the qualifications for one (1) hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

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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