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The Massachusetts chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides local programming for Massachusetts physicians and associated professionals.  ASAM is a professional society representing physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment; educating physicians, other medical professionals and the...

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The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional society representing physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment; educating physicians, other medical professionals and the public; supporting research and prevention; and promoting the appropriate...

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The Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH), formerly known as Mental Health and Substance Abuse Corporations of Massachusetts (MHSACM), represents the community-based mental health and addiction treatment organizations of Massachusetts.

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Tags: CEU, Co-occuring Disorders, Cultural Competence, Healthcare Integration, Seniors and Older Adults

The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) is dedicated to strengthening the workforce that provides health and long-term supports and services to older adults and people with disabilities. Click here for a list of upcoming online trainings.

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The International Association of Peer Supporters, Inc. (formerly the National Association of Peer Specialists), is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peer support in mental health systems.

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The Massachusetts Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (MAADAC) is the Massachusetts affiliate of NAADAC  - The National Association for Addiction Professionals. MAADAC is a professional membership organization dedicated to the needs and advancement of addiction focused professionals.

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MACHW is a statewide professional organization for community health workers (CHWs) from all disciplines, and was founded to enable CHWs to lead the movement to organize, define and strengthen the profession of community health work.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support...

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Categories: Advocacy, Professional and Para-Professional Organizations

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who...

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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) represents not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes).  It has acted as the voice of private alcoholism and drug...

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

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The National Association of Social Workers Massachusetts Chapter (NASW-MA) is the major professional social work organization in the state. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest organization of professional social workers in the world.

The mission of the NASW-MA is to advance social work practice...

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The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. The Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and a voice of the private provider industry.

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The Recovery Homes Collaborative is a group of Massachusetts Residential Treatment programs dedicated to helping people with substance use disorders.