Category Archives: Classes

Scholarships Available for Qualifying Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) Candidates

July 15, 2017

The New York Certification Association has recently begun offering certification for the Recovery Peer Advocate. The CRPA’s services rendered at qualifying facilities may be reimbursed by Medicaid. Indeed, peer recovery services represent a growing and important part of the recovery … Continue reading

Tips for Out-of-State Students

June 20, 2017

We receive inquiries from around the country by students interested in taking our courses, but not knowing how they will reciprocate in their state or country. It is often difficult to decipher the educational requirements as they can vary widely … Continue reading

FCB Offers Scholarship for CRSS Fees

June 8, 2017

The Florida Certification Board recently announced that they will be offering qualified students with appropriate financial documentation a waiver of the application and exam fees normally imposed on the CRRS course. This waiver, or scholarship, will hopefully have the effect … Continue reading

Grandfathering of CRRA Educational Requirements

May 12, 2017

The Certified Recovery Residence Administrator designation, as delineated and administered by the Florida Certification Board, has become a virtual requirement for anyone who manages a recovery residence in Florida. While the Florida Certification board originally designated March 31, 2017 as … Continue reading

Narcan Education & Information Session

January 18, 2016

The Academy for Addiction Professionals invites you to a Narcan Education and Information Session When: Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 10am until 12pm Where: Palm Beach County SubstanceAwareness Coalition located at 2300 High Ridge Rd. Boynton Beach, FL 33426. The session … Continue reading

Important New Degree Requirements for CAP students

July 20, 2015

As of July 1, 2015, the Florida Certification Board modified one of their main qualification criteria for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) certification. Prior to July 1, applicants needed to hold a bachelor’s degree in any field. The requirement has … Continue reading

Recovery Coach Course Launching Soon

July 7, 2014

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is excited to announce launch of our Recovery Coach Training course. Since the family unit is most often effective and affected in the recovery process, students will take Family Recovery Coaching that focuses on mending the problems that addiction … Continue reading

The Academy is Now NAADAC Approved

December 27, 2013

We’re excited to announce that The Academy for Addiction Professionals is now a NAADAC approved education provider. We are also supporting the organization as a NAADAC Organizational Member. Becoming an approved education provider for NAADAC was a key goal for … Continue reading

Introducing Saturday Addiction Counselor Training Classes

October 23, 2013

As a result of the overwhelming interest in our training programs and core courses, we have added a Saturday course to our schedule. We believe that the addition of Saturday classes will offer unparalleled flexibility for students who want to … Continue reading

Online CRSS Course Ready to Launch

September 28, 2013

The team here at The Academy for Addiction Professionals is very excited to announce that the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) 75 hour course is now available online. The course is split into five classes that follow the requirements set … Continue reading

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The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.