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Become a National Leader: Join the NAADAC Executive Committee
Nomination deadline is February 15, 2013.
Every two years, different regions have the opportunity to select the representatives who will represent them and help determine the direction of the association. Nominations are open for four Regional Vice Presidents. All positions are for two-year terms.  
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You Can Make a Difference: Come to the 2013 Advocacy Leadership Summit
April 16 and 17, 2013 - Washington, D.C.
Join NAADAC and its partners to learn about the latest in the Affordable Care Act and other public policies impacting the addiction profession. Plus you will meet face-to-face with national lawmakers and help re-shape how they view addiction.  
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Webinar: Defining Addiction Recovery
February 13, 2013, 3 - 4 pm EST (2 CST/1 MST/12 PST) - Earn 1 continuing education credit
The word recovery is often used, but what does it really mean?  This webinar will highlight the emergence of recovery as an organizing paradigm for addiction treatment, outline the challenges in defining recovery and related concepts, review samples of work to date to define recovery, and discuss areas of emerging consensus and continued contention in defining recovery.  
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Give the Gift of Empowerment!
Make a tax-deductible donation to NAADAC Education and Research Foundation (NERF) and help us empower addiction focused professionals. By supporting NAADAC you are helping us to lead, unify and empower addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research. 
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Diversity Program Provides New Opportunities
Minority Fellowship Program Offers up to $20,000 in Support. This program, made possible by a grant awarded to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will administer two dozen counseling fellowships, as well as training and collaboration activities that will be open to all National Certified Counselors. The application deadline is February 28, 2013, and fellowships will be awarded in April 2013.
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Need Help Paying Student Loans?
Qualified professionals can receive up to $170,000 loan repayments under the
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. This competitive program recruits health professionals to serve in areas with inadequate access to health care (referred to as Health Professional Shortage Areas—HSPAs). To be eligible, counselors must be fully trained, licensed and working at (or in the final stages of employment negotiations with) an NHSC-eligible facility.

To find out if you are an eligible health professional, for more information and to view the information bulletin and download the forms required for applying for a NHSC position,
click here.



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