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Peer Training Available Now

CCAPP has been awarded a training grant from OSHPD to train peer support personnel. Residents of Sacramento County, Placer County, El Dorado County, Monterey County and Nevada County may attend this regional training held in Sacramento beginning August 3rd, at no cost. Click here for more details. 

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Nine-Hour Orientation Now Online

To begin working in a licensed or certified facility in California, workers who are not certified must become "registered" with a certifying organization approved by the State of California. To become registered, applicants must complete a 9-hour orientation course on ethics and boundaries. CCAPP's online course is now available for you to complete at home, work, or your local library at your own pace. Upon completion of the course, you will be allowed to register with CCAPP at no additional cost. Click here to start the class.  Read More

Recovery Happens

It's that time Again... Time to Start Planning for Recovery Happens 2015!

The event will take place on Wednesday, September 2, at the State Capitol. 

Booth registrations and sponsorship opportunities are now available: Recovery Happens Read More


The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professions (CCAPP) is the largest AODA counselor certification organization in California. Since its origination in 1979, it has conferred certification upon thousands of counselors who have successfully treated clients struggling with the disease of addiction. CCAPP's certification board, the California Certification Board for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CCAPP –°redentialing), is nationally and internationally recognized for its adherence to the highest standards of quality and professionalism in the AODA treatment field. CCAPP counselors are recognized for their professional training and education in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse and are considered experts in treatment and treatment management. Read more