Category Archives: Jobs & Careers

Hiring Recovering Addicts in the Behavior Health Industry

January 31, 2018

One of the most unique parts of the behavioral health Industry is the fact that those recovering from substance abuse problems have excellent job prospects within the industry. In fact, the experience of having been addicted to, and then recovering … Continue reading

Addiction Professionals: Finding the Right Employer In The Field

January 11, 2018

Once a candidate has completed their education and received their addiction certification, the hunt for a job is on. Many of our students are surprised to see how strong the demand is for their qualifications, as demand for certified professionals … Continue reading

Utilization Review: A Day in The Life

November 29, 2017

When prospective candidates consider the addiction treatment industry, they are often amazed at how many different job responsibilities exist in a treatment center. Of course, there is management, medical staff and behavioral tech, but other administrative positions, such as utilization … Continue reading

Employee Training Options for Facilities

November 14, 2017

The Academy for Addiction Professionals has always been proud of our relationships with treatment centers across Florida and throughout the nation. We appreciate the trust they place in our programs to educate their employees. Oftentimes, whether at our classrooms or … Continue reading

Mentoring – Improving Care and Leaving a Legacy

December 14, 2015

As addiction counselors, we seek to make a difference – a lasting impression on those with whom we work and on those whom we treat today and have helped in the past. There is no greater satisfaction than to feel … Continue reading

Financial Stresses and Substance Abuse

September 17, 2015

Stress can cause a myriad of serious psychological and physical ailments. And one of the most prevalent sources of stress revolves around finances. After all, there is usually an escape from home life stress or the daily grind of work … Continue reading

Preparations for Professional Development Have Begun

December 11, 2013

Professional development is a key component of a successful career. Indeed, for many, work is the most stressful part of their lives. Problems in their work life including anxieties, lack of confidence or hostile behavior from others can ruin the … Continue reading

The Academy for Addiction Professional’s Job Board

August 12, 2013

Are you interested in finding a career in the addiction industry? Or are you an employer looking for qualified candidates? In either, case The Academy for Addiction Professionals’ new job board is the place to turn. With free job searches … Continue reading

New Internship Opportunities

June 10, 2013

In conjunction with our sister company, treatment center Destination Hope, we have developed a comprehensive internship program for aspiring counselors and behavioral technicians. Students can apply for a hands-on, part-time or full-time internship that can be used to hone their … Continue reading

The Benefits of Hiring Certified Behavioral Techs

March 25, 2013

Today, with a need for growth and by providing a basic level of training, many addiction treatment facilities are hiring behavioral health technicians. Some of these hires do not have the skills to effectively manage clients. With the significant increase … 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.