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The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 application period for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC). This program is made possible by a grant awarded to the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
If you served in the U.S. Military and are considering a career in Addiction Counseling, here are two opportunities that, if you are eligible, can help you gain licensure (LADC I, II, Assistant) through the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.
BSAS is soliciting information to enhance re-entry services for Black and Latino men coming out of the correctional system. The hope is to obtain information from both direct and indirect re-entry providers. Indirect re-entry providers are those who “fill-in the gaps” when individuals do not engage in re-entry services (e.g. detox facilities, community mental health agencies). The official RFI can be found on COMMBUYS here:
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The William White Scholarship was created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that provides research or education to the addiction profession.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 16!
The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (the Mass League), on behalf of the MassHealth Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Statewide Investments (SWI) Program, and in close collaboration with the Association for Behavioral Healthcare, has released applications for the second cycle of two DSRIP SWIs: