Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest

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Upcoming Trainings

Friday, January 12th, 2018
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Working with Addicted Survivors of Sexual Assault/Abuse

Friday, February 9th, 2018
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Integrating Trauma-Informed Care Into Group Therapy

Reduced Lodging

Alison Hite
General Manager


SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Vancouver Columbia Tech Center

Our Mission

The purpose of the Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest is to provide low-cost training for the staff, interns and volunteers of member agencies and other professional caregivers. All training provided must meet all standards of and be recognized for continuing-education credit by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO).

Latest News

The Washington State Department of Health (department) filed a notice of proposed rule-making (CR-102) with the Office of the Code Reviser (WSR 17-15-070) for changes to fees for licensed counselors and associates, certified counselors and advisers, agency affiliated counselors, and chemical dependency professionals and trainees. The proposed rule changes fees for application and renewals, late renewal, verification of credentials and duplicate credentials, and makes clarifications in formatting. The comment period for the proposed rule will be open until the day of the public hearing. The public hearing will be held at 10 a.m., August 22, 2017, at the department, Point Plaza East Room 153, 310 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA 98501. The public is invited to review and provide comments on the proposed rule on the Departmentís Rules Comment webpage at ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The CDTC is pleased to Welcome Affinity Counseling & Treatment, LLC in Vancouver, WA as a new member agency! **************************************************************************** Check out this video by our 2014-2016 President, Guadalupe Aragon! She's composed a video about the benefits of In-Person training! 2016 Has been a tremendous learning experience for all of us - Agencies, Attendees and Board Members! The theme of this year's video is the absolute benefits of attending a training vs. completing a webinar on line! The networking that takes place - the lasting relationships that you make - the self care - all are priceless benefits! So please consider investing in yourself - you are so valuable because you help save lives!!!

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PO Box 847
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