Category Archives: Online Classes

CRSS Scholarships Available From FCB

July 2, 2020

The Florida Certification Board has announced that an extension of the Certified Recovery Support Specialist scholarship is now available starting July 1, 2020. This is the same scholarship program that was previously available through a grant from The Florida Department … Continue reading

What Addiction Certification Is Best for You?

May 18, 2020

Those considering a career in the addiction field often ask which certification is right for them. Of course, there is no right answer, as the decision largely depends on each student’s personal circumstances as well as their goals in the … Continue reading

Difference Between Certified Behavioral Health Technicians and Certified Recovery Support Specialists

February 14, 2020

When prospective students call us looking for an entry-level certification in the behavioral health industry, they have more often than not heard of the Certified Behavioral Health Technician or CBHT. Many times, however, they do not know much about the … Continue reading

Career Spotlight: Advancing Your Career as a CBHT

January 31, 2020

The Certified Behavioral Health Technician or CBHT designation is more than a certification to make a few extra dollars in the treatment industry. Rather, it is a tangible manifestation of a person’s willingness and desire to improve themselves and to … Continue reading

Take Classes or Get Your Work Experience?

August 5, 2019

What to do if you don’t yet qualify for certification you want? Many prospective students ask us about certifications that they do not yet fully qualify for. All certifications required training and work experience to a varying degree. And while … Continue reading

The Many and Varied Types of Substance Abuse Counselors

July 10, 2019

When the typical patient or their family thinks about drug treatment, they don’t often understand how varied and diverse substance abuse counseling can be. Many levels of care within treatment, and even medical conditions that have to be managed through … Continue reading

Why to Become a Drug Abuse Counselor (Especially If You’re in Recovery)

June 17, 2019

Here at The Academy for Addiction Professionals, one of the most common questions we receive is from addicted individuals, now well into their recovery, asking how they can give back to the community that helped them so much. It stands … Continue reading

Trauma Informed Care – What it Means and Why It Is Important

January 20, 2019

Trauma informed care or TIC is a critical part the substance abuse and mental health treatment process. While there’s no dedicated section of the Florida Certification Board curriculum for TIC, our understanding of trauma and how it relates to behavioral … Continue reading

Announcing a New Class!

February 18, 2013

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is excited to announce a new class, which will be held in person and soon, online as well. Our computer skills class is an integral part of Professional Readiness. It helps addiction counselors document more … Continue reading

Announcing Online Classes!

March 26, 2012

Here The Academy for Addiction Professionals, we are very proud to have harnessed the latest in technology to offer our prospective students the ability to take their addiction classes online. As our Academy has grown by leaps and bounds, we … 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.