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CEO says providers can thrive if they heed history

September 28, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The second-day keynote presentation at the Moments of Change conference offered a historical perspective, conveying that addiction treatment providers can succeed through collaboration.

Why stigma interferes with business growth

September 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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From the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders: Recovery Centers of America's chief clinical officer urged developers of new programs to offer sustainable, high-quality services and to be prepared to fight stigma.

How's your work life? Tell us in our Quality of Life Survey

September 7, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Participate in our brief online Addiction Professional Quality of Life Survey, which addresses caseloads, supervision, self-care and a host of other job satisfaction topics.

National recovery home group formally adopts code of ethics

August 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) now has an ethics code that mirrors the objectives of its longstanding operating standard for sober homes.

Group finds few easy answers to common ethical dilemmas

August 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A growing complexity of roles in addiction treatment organizations is creating ethics challenges around boundaries and other issues affecting patients, a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter suggested.

Ethical quandary: Work with patients, family members presents many conflicts

August 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A clinical leader presenting at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) discussed aspects of law and counselor belief that create challenges in working with both patients and their loved ones.

Recovery conference will benefit university research center

July 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Proceeds from September's University of North Texas Recovery Conference will support the university's Office of Substance Misuse and Mental Health Recovery Research.

Accreditation takes on added importance

June 29, 2016  |  Rebecca Flood
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Licenses and certifications are not enough of a determinant of quality for addiction treatment and recovery facilities, Rebecca Flood states in a look at accreditation.

Recovery residence community needs code of ethics

June 16, 2016  |  Beth Fisher Sanders
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Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.

Conference panel: The need for ethics monitoring remains as great as ever

May 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) conference session on ethics suggested that the association's effort to shine a light on questionable management practices could be a busy one.

Knopf honored with NAATP journalism award

May 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Alison Knopf, whose roles include contributing writer for Addiction Professional, will receive the Michael Q. Ford Journalism Award from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) next week.

NALGAP leaders say Tenn. counselor law will seriously harm LGBT patients

May 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Leaders of the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals say the new Tennessee law giving counselors leeway to withhold treatment is unnecessary and stigmatizing.

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