2013 Annual Conference & Dinner
Theme: Expanding the Professional's Toolbox
Integrating Specialized Services Along the Continuum of Care: Prevention into Recovery
Join us for a amazing day as we learn from 14 behavioral health
specialists who will discuss and demonstrate
how to enhance your practice!
To view the Invitation: Link
To study the Workshop Schedule: Link
To Read the individual Workshop Details: Link
To Sign Up: Link
2013 Call for Nominations
We need your help! Every year, at the Annual Dinner Meeting
in June (this year: June 14, 2013), CAAP recognizes two individuals who have been nominated for their outstanding contributions to addiction prevention-treatment-recovery.
Your nomination helps us recognize peers who are deserving.
Nominations must be received by April 30, 2013.
- Please nominate an outstanding clinician who you feel is deserving of the Colorado Counselor-of-the-Year Award 2013.
- Please nominate a professional who you feel is deserving of the Colorado Excellence-in-Leadership nomination. This is our opportunity to recognize leaders who support the addictions field, including legislators, managers, supervisors, business owners, CEOs, etc.
Please click on this link to complete your nomination.
The Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals ( aka the Society of Addiction Counselors of Colorado) is an affiliate of NAADAC: The (National) Association of Addiction Professionals. NAADAC and CAAP are committed to promoting excellence in care by advocating for the highest quality and most up-to-date, science-based services for clients, families and communities. CAAP is committed to offering its membership many benefits including excellent educational opportunities, clinical training, and increased professional standing via representation at the local, state and national levels.
CAAP and Social Media: offering you resources for networking and workforce development:
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CAAP is open to placing AD LINKS for professional resources on our website. This would consist of CAAP placing your logo and up to 5 lines of explanation on the sidebars of our inside pages as well as on our Resource page, along with the linking capability to your webpage. Please follow this LINK if you are interested in more information.
Expand your professional competency: Receive two career-building memberships for one by joining NAADAC and CAAP!
Membership to NAADAC and CAAP has many benefits for professionals working in the addictions field. Click here for more information regarding membership benefits, fees, and application.
CAC Training Facilities
Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health, CAC Clinical Training Program: List of Training Facilities that offer trainings for CAC credentialing.
MAC and NCAC Examinations
CAAP manages testing for LAC, MAC and NCAC certifications. Click here for information on how to apply for testing, as well as the upcoming testing periods.
For Your Practice: Links
Links to websites that keep you up-to-date as addiction treatment professionals.
The Mission and History of CAAP
Founded in 1984 as Colorado Addiction Counselors, CAAP/SACC formally affiliated with NAADAC in 1993.
CAAP Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is a body of elected and appointed members, who jointly oversee the activities of CAAP.
Monthly Board Meetings
Includes dates and location of monthly CAAP Board meetings. CAAP meets on the 4th Saturday of every month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
- CAAP Committees include Annual Meeting, Legislative Activity, Membership, Newsletter, Recovery Month, Workforce Development, and Website.
- Committee members are dedicated to advocating for addiction professionals, through active involvement within the treatment community as well as representation at the regulatory level.