The Virginia Association of Addiction Professionals promotes the advancement of addiction professionals through up to the minute training, local and national advocacy, high standards of competence, and a Professional Code of Ethics to ensure fair treatment for its members and the highest quality of care and treatment for their clients.
This year's training topic, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders is a 6 CE hour training, is exclusively for VAAP Individual members. About the Presenter David M. Savinsky, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, CSAC, ACS Dr. David Savinsky is a licensed professional counselor, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and a certified substance abuse counselor. He received his B.A. in Psychology & Sociology from Virginia Wesleyan College, his M.A. in Community/Clinical Psychology from Norfolk State University, and his Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision…Find out more »
Experiential Interventions in Addiction Treatment: Emerging Adults Is a co-sponsored VAAP training event with Ashley Addiction Treatment. This 2.0 CE training event will be provided virtually. Ryan Delaney with Ashley Addiction Treatment will be the presenter. The objectives will be to Review obstacles to treatment for Emerging Adults, Define experiential interventions, and Provide support for the use of experiential techniques for Emerging Adults Click the website link to register for this free event.Find out more »
2020, A Vision for the Future July 19-23, 2020 The Woodlands Conference Center Williamsburg, VAFind out more »
This year's theme: Learn, Connect, Advocate, Succeed NAADAC invites you to its 2020 Annual Conference & Hill Day: Learn, Connect, Advocate, Succeed, in Washington, DC from September 25 - 30, 2020 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Centerincluding pre-conference training sessions on September 25, post-conference training sessions on September 29 - 30, and a Hill Day on September 29. Join over 1,000 addiction-focused professionals for six days of education, training, networking, and capacity-building with thought leaders in the addiction profession! Registration will open in March…Find out more »
VSIAS $50 Registration Fee Discount for Individual VAAP Members by listing your membership number and expiration date on your VSIAS Registration. New/Rejoining Member $50 Discount on VAAP Membership Fee If you are a new applicant for VAAP/NAADAC membership or rejoining member, whose membership has lapsed for 2 or more years, and you join VAAP/NAADAC before VSIAS, you will get $50 off your membership. As a new VAAP/NAADAC member, you can also get the VAAP member discount on your VSIAS registration.…Find out more »
Dr. Denise A. Foster, MSN, BSN, RN, CNE will be the presenter for this 3CE training event. Every addiction professional needs to be up to date on all aspects of the oncoming cannabis tsunami – and here is your chance to expand your understanding and skill set. Dr. Foster is a dynamic and hugely qualified expert offering a terrific program about everyone’s hottest topic – all things cannabis! With this training you will be able to: Understand the endocannabinoid system and compounds Compare…Find out more »
David M. Savinsky, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, CSAC, ACS presenter Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Substance Use Disorders Dr. Savinsky has worked in the field of counseling and therapy for the past 20+ years, working in a variety of clinical settings including over 15 years in outpatient treatment. He is an approved clinical supervisor and provides licensure supervision as well as consultation to agencies through Beach Therapy & Consulting. He is currently a full time Associate Professor at Regent University and the Clinical Training…Find out more »