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PAs contribute a wide range of services in psychiatry

October 26, 2017  |  Kristi Kincheloe, PA-C, CAQ-PSY
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One of the key benefits PAs offer in mental health settings is that we are educated in the medical model and maintain certification by completing substantial continuing medical education and passing rigorous assessments throughout our careers.

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

September 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Addiction Professional's third annual Quality of Life Survey will assess the factors affecting clinicians' job satisfaction.

State investigation of RCA prompts industry caution

August 31, 2017  |  Julie Miller and Gary Enos, Editors
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As a whole, the treatment community remains concerned about public perception of addiction treatment centers.

NCAD: Create relationships to prevent NIMBY friction

August 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Actions to restrict recovery homes are often discriminatory, but operators must be cooperative and act as allies in the community.

California advocates eschew career ladder in favor of broader system reform

August 14, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Saying that a career ladder bill was not accompanied by necessary funding, a group of addiction treatment professionals in California are now backing more comprehensive legislation on quality improvement and ethics reform.

Employees at NAATP centers eligible for education aid

June 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) has announced a member benefit available through a joint initiative with the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.

Texas lawmakers pass loan repayment bill for counselors

May 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A bill that awaits Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's signature would offer loan repayment assistance to licensed chemical dependency counselors as a workforce development strategy.

Counseling students seek broader skill set

March 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The pursuit of dual credentialing in addictions and mental health remains popular in higher education programs.

IC&RC changes case study portion of counselor exam

January 9, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) is replacing the long written case presentation on its Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) examination.

Deadline extended to Sept. 27 to complete Quality of Life Survey

September 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians in the addiction field now have until Sept. 27 to complete Addiction Professional's 2016 Quality of Life Survey, our annual look at challenges and opportunities in the profession.

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.

Capacity crisis: Workforce shortages cast shadow over Golden State

September 6, 2016  |  Pete Nielsen, MA, CADC II
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The advocacy community in California again is calling for a licensure measure for substance use treatment professionals in the state, after another failed effort in this year's legislative session.

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