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The Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP)is the state affiliate of NAADAC, The National Association for Addiction Professionals. TAAP seeks to promote the advancement of Addiction Professionals by uniting addiction counseling professionals throughout Texas. United we have voice in critical matters relating to our profession, as well as those we serve. By means of legislative initiatives, promotional campaigns and professional networking opportunities, TAAP promotes awareness of chemical dependency issues in Texas. TAAP advocates for standards for licensure and certification of qualified counselors to ensure the competency basis of those who provide chemical dependency counseling.

The 40th Annual TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies
AUGUST 14-16, 2014

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Movie Night featuring "The Anonymous People" 

Starring Kristen Johnston, Patrick Kennedy, William Cope Moyers, US Rep Jim Ramstad, Chris Herren and many more.

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 Important Information

Effective April 1, 2014 TAAP/TCBAP will be offering a 10% Discount to all TAAP Members on all New Certifications and Renewals. To become a TAAP member go to

Congratulations to Our New Incoming Board Members for 2014
Jamie Schmitt 
Eva Beth Foster
Kaye Smith
Elunterio Blanco, Jr 
Eric Denner 
Mitchell Moore
Glen Richardson 

Congratulations to Joe Powell and all the staff and volunteers for Association of Persons Affected by Addiction APAA being one of the first of five organizations to ever be recognized by the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS).  

“Each of the five CAPRSS accredits has demonstrated a commitment to providing quality, effective peer recovery support services,” said Tom Hill, program director, Faces & Voices of Recovery."  

TAAP and TCBAP want to recognize APAA for their outstanding commitment in changing perceptions and stigma surrounding recovery.

Congratulations to Sherri Layton, TAAP & NAADAC Board member receiving the 2014 Senator Harold Hughes Advocate of the year award




Upcoming Events of Interests

Free NAADAC Webinars

NAADAC offers free 1 CE credit hour webinars to NAADAC/TAAP members. Upcoming webinars include:

Using Recovery - Oriented Principles in Addiction Counseling Practice 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 3pm - 5pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/ 12 PT) 

  • Earn 2 CE Credits - Click here for more information 

Providing Culturally Competent and Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Affirmative Care

Thursday, August 7, 2014 @ 3pm - 4:30pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/ 12 PT) 

  • Earn 2 CE Credits - Click here for more information 

Exploring Techniques to Support Long-Term Addiction Recovery

Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 3pm - 5pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/ 12 PT) 

  • Earn 2 CE Credits - Click here for more information 

Cultural Humility and Counseling Hispanic and Latino Populations 

Thursday, September 4, 2014 @ 2pm - 3:30pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/ 12 PT) 

  • Earn 2 CE Credits - Click here for more information 

Assessment of Sexual and Cyber Sex Addiction

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 3pm - 4pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)

  • Earn 2 CE Credits - Click here for more information 


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2014 State Conference Sponsors

Texas Association of Addiction Professionals 1005 Congress Ave., Suite 460 Austin, TX 78701
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