has overseen credentialing in a number of areas in the field for the past 35 years, with certifications that cover criminal justice professionals, drug and alcohol counselors, and peer support specialists, among others.
We participated in the voluntary registration process to ensure we met the standards for sober living set by CCAPP
and the safest environment possible for our clients," says Sherrie Rager, Ph.D., Program Director at Hosanna Transitional Living.
"We understood the importance of having a voice early in this process, and did our level best to make sure--regardless of our own like or dislike of the legalization movement--that Californians would see an improvement in their addiction treatment services should it pass," says CCAPP President Lori Newman.
The leadership at CCAPP made a strategic decision to become involved early and often for several reasons.
Daniels proposed that CCAPP develop a position paper recommending that 45% of revenues from regulated marijuana be allotted for treatment, and an additional 14% of the revenue be earmarked for workforce development, research and quality-improvement activities.
The ensuing anger over Kiwane's killing moved militant activists to call for the disbanding of CCAPP, which ironically was partly a product of a previous generation of African American activists.
One reason the debate over CCAPP turned hostile was that a Freedom of Information Act search revealed that two African American leaders, former city council member Gina Jackson and Rev.
Initially the club was conceived as a "safe space" where combatants could discuss their differences within the "family." The CCAPP controversy took concrete form through a "beef" or heated political dispute between Rev.
The accreditation, the first international accreditation by CCAPP
, ensures that CNA-Q students meet the highest of global standards upon graduation.