Category Archives: Jobs & Careers

Do You Need An Addiction Certification?

March 18, 2013

Many counselors who have held their jobs for years and are fully entrenched in their careers may not understand the true benefit of an education in addiction and a professional certification from the Florida Certification Board. For those pondering that … Continue reading

Education is Important for Non Counselors Too

March 8, 2013

Training and education is a critically important part of counseling, to be sure. That said, a grasp and understanding of addiction and addiction treatment is critical to the effectiveness of other employees in a treatment facility. Admissions specialists, administrative personnel … Continue reading

Internships in Addiction Treatment

November 28, 2012

Internships can be a very worthwhile endeavor to pursue as you prepare to become an addiction counselor or as you consider enhancing your career. Internships are not only for those in high school or college. Rather, they can be very … Continue reading

Getting a Job in Addiction Treatment

November 4, 2012

Getting a job in today’s business climate has proven to be a challenge for many aspiring behavioral techs and counselors. On a very positive note however, it is worth remembering that the addiction counseling industry is growing significantly more quickly … Continue reading

Becoming an Addiction Counselor

April 7, 2012

The nature of addiction counseling is such that becoming a counselor is no easy task. Much like other professions where people’s lives are in your hands, addiction counseling requires a great deal of training, education and dedication. With proper guidance … Continue reading

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Growth

June 13, 2011

Here at the Academy for Addiction Professionals we believe that becoming a licensed drug and alcohol or mental health counselor is a fantastic move for personal and career development. No matter what specialization you choose you will be entering a … Continue reading

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CBHT Special Pricing

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.