NAADAC members are eligible for over 145 free CEs, reduced rates on insurance, conferences, publications, advocate for the addiction profession, and much more! See a full list of NAADAC membership benefits.
Up to 18 CEUs will be awarded for full attendance of the conference!
CEUs will be awarded by the following licensure boards: KY Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors KY Board of Social Work KY Board of Licensed Professional Counselors KY Board of Examiners of Psychology KY School EILA pending approval.
If your program is interested in exhibiting at this year's KAAP conference, please email Geoff Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org
KAAP would like to recognize the support of the following exhibitors for this year's conference!!
Bluegrass Community Health Center Cumberland Heights Lindsey Wilson College Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health system U of L Peace Hospital Molina Healthcare New Vista
For this year's KAAP Conference, we are offering the Initial Training in Supervisory Practices as a free addition to the full conference that begins at 12:30 pm on September 20th. For those who do not need this course, the conference will begin with a sign-in at 12:30 pm and first training at 1:30 pm and you will receive a total of 15 hours of continuing education credit for the conference. If you choose to attend the Initial Training in Supervisory Practices and are credentialed with the Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, you will receive a total of 18 credit hours.
Dear Bryan, You are cordially invited to attend the "4th Annual Kentucky Association of Addiction Professionals Conference." This years KAAP Conference is a three day event beginning with a Pre-Conference Session from 9am - 12:00 pm on September 20th and the main conference beginning at 1:30 pm. Two full days of training will follow on September 21st and 22nd!!
On September 21st we are pleased to feature Merrill Norton, Pharm.D., D.Ph., ICCDO-D "The Dangers of Gas Station Drugs" & The Neurobiological Components of Shame, Trauma, and Addiction"
On September 22nd we are pleased to feature Samson Teklemariam, LPC, CPTM "Progressing Forward in Relapse Prevention: Addressing Stigma"
Pre-Conference Session September 20th Sign-In Starts at 8:00 am Training: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
"Initial Training in Supervisory Practices for Certified and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors" Tim Cesario, MS, LCADC, CCS, CSS Chair, Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and IC&RC
This is the 3 hour required training for all new CADC and LCADC supervisors in Kentucky and also satisfies the 3 hour required training in supervisory practices for credential renewal!
"Boundaries, Greed, Burn Out, and Dual Relationships: Ethical Practice in the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Field" Geoff Wilson, LCSW, LCADC, CCS President, Kentucky Association of Addiction Professionals
______________________________________ September 21st Day Two Conference Sign-In 8:00 am - 9:00 am 9:00 am - 12:00 pm "The New Neuroscience of Shame, Trauma, and Substance Use Disorders" Merrill Norton, Pharm.D., D.Ph., ICCDP-D
Lunch Provided!! Clarion Conference Center 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm "The Dangers of Gas Station Drugs" Merrill Norton, Pharm.D., D.Ph., ICCDP-D __________________________
September 22nd Day Three Conference Sign-In 8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 10:30 am "Progressing Forward in Relapse Prevention: Addressing Stigma" Samson Teklemariam, LPC, CPTM
10:45 am - 11:45 am Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: Perspectives, Pearls, and Pitfalls" Dr. Kent Davis
Lunch Provided!! Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
1:30 - 2:45 pm Pre-arrest Diversion and Deflection: What is Happening in Kentucky" Daniel Meloy, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety (Ret),O2SL and QRT National Director of Operations
We hope that you can attend the 4th Annual KAAP conference and look forward to seeing you in September!!
Geoff Wilson, LCSW, LCADC, CCS President, Kentucky Association of Addiction Professionals
Making a Difference Making A Difference 2023: Reimagining Animal Welfare takes place Thursday, October 5, from 8AM – 4:45PM at the Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, in Lexington, Kentucky. Join human services and animal welfare colleagues to learn how we can work together to build more compassionate communities for ALL residents.
Making A Difference 2023 has been approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education Units by the National Association of Social Workers Kentucky Chapter (NASW-KY), an approved provider through the KY Board of Social Work