Awards & Aaron Rubin Scholarship

Nominations for the 2022 Fort Worth TAAP Counselor of the Year are now available. All nominations must be submitted by April 22, 2022 in order to be considered.
Nominate someone today! This award recognizes a counselor in the field of addictions treatment who has worked in the trenches with clients and their families, and who has contributed both to their industry, community, and the TAAP organization in the true spirit of recovery.

Fort Worth TAAP is raising funds in honor of Professor Cynthia Savage until 5/1/22 for the Cynthia Savage Memorial Scholarship Fund. Can you help? https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/8Iz8dRGDWW

Nominations for the 2022 Fort Worth TAAP Professional of the Year are now available. All nominations must be submitted by April 22, 2022 to be considered.
Nominate someone today! This award was created to recognize a professional in the field of addiction prevention, intervention, or treatment. A person who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the advancement of the profession and commitment to their community and the TAAP organization.

2022 Aaron Rubin Scholarship Application is now available! 

The Fort Worth Chapter of TAAP offers scholarships each year. These are available to students attending an accredited school and are engaged in studies leading towards being licensed as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas or a current Fort Worth TAAP member working towards a Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Counseling, Social Work, Human Service Technology, etc.) Applications will be open until 04/22/22 for the 2022 scholarship period.

2021 Professional of the Year

Sandra Lorden – Cenikor Foundation

2021 Counselor of the Year

Sylvie Wagnon

2021 Aaron Rubin Scholarship Winners

Mandy Forbes – University of Texas Arlington

Ronda Hardin – Weatherford College

Kayci Lawler-Tinsley – Weatherford College

Thomas Hamm – Tarrant County College

Kamilah LaFavor – Tarrant County College