Awards & Scholarships

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 application period for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC). This program is made possible by a grant awarded to the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The program will administer up to 40 master’s degree-level counseling fellowships of $15,000 for addictions counseling students, plus the travel expenses to participate in other program-related trainings.

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.

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.

2023 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.) The application period in 2023 is 01/15/23 – 04/21/23.

2022 Professional of the Year

Laurie Roe

2022 Counselor of the Year

James Knight

2022 Aaron Rubin Scholarship Winners

Crystal Kinmon– University of Texas Arlington

Cody Bondurant – Weatherford College

Courtney Darby – Weatherford College

Blake Leva – Tarrant County College

Robinette Portis – Tarrant County College

Cynthia Savage Scholarship Winner

Debra Glaser – Tarrant County Jail