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Continuing Education for Addiction Counselors

The Academy for Addiction Professionals has expanded its reach by offering regular and flexible continuing education programs for a diverse populous of professionals including addiction counselors, clinical social workers and mental health professionals. Our programs encompass not only addiction related topics, but many others pertinent to various professionals’ fields.

Continuing education to one degree or other is a requirement for most professionals in the addiction treatment and medical field. Further, professional development through continuing education can be interesting and informative when procured by knowledgeable and engaging instructors. The Academy for Addiction Professionals offers such a program with varied topics including:

In Class Continuing Education:

We offer in-class continuing education programs at our flagship Fort Lauderdale, Florida location. In class continuing education programs range from two to six hours and programs can be tailored to suit the needs of attendees. Experiential training and role-playing can be incorporated into the program should it be relevant and necessary. Refreshments and lunch can be provided with advance notice.

Educational Events

The Academy also offers monthly continuing education lunch and learns at which exceptional speakers and interesting topics are hosted. These events usually confer 2-4 continuing education credit hours and cost as little as $10 including refreshments and a light meal. Time is set aside for questions and answers and most presenters are available for private discussion after the event.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

On-Site Training

Our instructors can now come to you! Qualifying facilities can arrange for one of our instructors to present at your facility and at the time you wish. Topics can be completely unique to the needs of your employees and the number of credit hours will vary based on the needs of the facility. Receiving quality training has never been easier and downtime is minimized as there is no need for employees to travel to receive their training. Request on-site continuing education and training.

Online Continuing Education Classes

Every month we add several new online classes to our Internet-based class delivery system. Since its inception as a convenience for distance learning students, our online school has grown with the rest of our program. We offer over 15 different courses including core certified counselor education courses and continuing education. Getting the educational requirements you need is now available 24/7 for a cost as low as $10 per credit hour. Take an Online Continuing Education Class


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.