Fort Worth TAAP is comprised of individuals, addictions counselors, prevention specialists, and other persons who have a direct interest in the field of addiction. Our members are professionals dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals and families struggling with alcohol, drugs, and the devastating illness of chemical dependency. Many of our members also serve a clientele that suffer from other addictions as well.
Fort Worth TAAP
Goals and Objectives: The Fort Worth Chapter of TAAP seeks to promote the advancement of addiction focused professionals by uniting alcoholism and other addiction counselors throughout the North Texas Region. 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.
Through: 1.Legislative Advocacy 2.Professional Growth Opportunities 3.Academic Growth Opportunities 4.Business Growth Opportunities 5.Peer Assistance 6.Ethical Standards
Call for Awards Nominations:
The Fort Worth TAAP Chapter is seeking nominations for Counselor of the Year and Professional of the Year. This is your opportunity to nominate someone who has mentored you or that you would like to see honored for their work in our field. Nominees must be TAAP members in the Fort Worth chapter. Please send names and contact information to Beth Foster at email@example.com. We have until the 25th to make these nominations.
TAAP is the State Affiliate of NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) Make sure to select Texas for your state and Fort Worth for your Local Chapter
Local Chapters of TAAP
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- Amarillo Chapter President: Jim Cameron
- Austin Chapter President: Eric Denner
- Dallas Chapter President: Kaye Smith
- El Paso Chapter President: Armando Salas, Jr.
- Fort Worth Chapter President: Suzanne Lofton
- Houston Chapter President: Ellen Kirby Joe
- San Antonio Chapter President: James Smith
- Waco Chapter President: Jamie Schmitt
TAAP is the Texas State Affiliate to NAADAC. NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, is the largest national organization for addiction-focused health care professionals with 11,000 members. NAADAC is dedicated to the professional growth and development of addiction specialists.