Supporting the development and maintenance of a qualified, competent and numerable alcohol and drug professional workforce. Resources, webinars, trainings, conferences and learning communities for alcohol and drug prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and recovery professionals, volunteers and those interested in entering the field.
The following organizations offer trainings for substance use professionals. Please note this is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.
|AdCare Educational Institute of New England||
New England School Summer School of Addictions Studies
New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Services
|Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)||Clinical, Treatment|
|Center for Health and Learning (CHL)||SAPST, Ethics Training|
|Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)||Prevention|
|NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals||Treatment|
|New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center
|Vermont Addiction Professionals’ Association (VAPA)||Treatment|
|Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recover (VAMHAR)||Recovery Vermont's Recovery Coach Academy|
|Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement & Innovation (VCPI)||Substance Use and Mental Health System of Care|
Alcohol & Drug Counselors - AAP, CADC, LADC
The Vermont Secretary of State’s Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) is responsible for certification and licensure of Apprentice Addiction Professionals (AAP), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC), and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC).
Alcohol & Drug Prevention Practitioners - CPS
Competency standards for substance use prevention practitioners are established by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). For practitioners interested in becoming a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) contact the Vermont Prevention Certification Board.
Certified Recovery Coaches
Recovery Vermont coordinates the certification process for Certified Recovery Coaches. For more information please visit: Continuing Education and CEUs - Recovery Vermont
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, Suite 207