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 addiction counseling students, plus the travel expenses to participate in other program-related training.
Nominations for the 2023 Fort Worth TAAP Counselor of the Year are now available. All nominations must be submitted by April 29, 2023, in order to be considered.
Nominate someone today! This award recognizes a counselor in the field of addiction treatment who has worked in the trenches with clients and their families, and who has contributed to their industry, community, and the TAAP organization in the true spirit of recovery.
Nominations for the 2023 Fort Worth TAAP Professional of the Year are now available. All nominations must be submitted by April 29, 2023, 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.
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.
Counseling Fellowships Available!
The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the application period for the 2024 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP).
Ninety (90) doctoral- and master’s-level counseling fellowships are available for current counseling students.
Fellowship award amounts range from $10,000 to $20,000 and include fellowships in the following categories:
Up to 20 doctoral fellowships for counselor education and supervision students
Up to 30 master’s fellowships for mental health counseling students
Up to 40 master’s fellowships for addictions counseling students
The MFP is made possible by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is administered by the NBCC Foundation. The MFP for addictions counseling fellowships are administered by the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.
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The application deadline for all awards is Sept. 30, 2023.
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2023 Professional of the Year
Susan Wertenberger, RN, LCDC
2023 Aaron Rubin Scholarship Winners
William Berta – University of Texas Arlington
Robert Baugh – Tarrant County College
Chelsie McMillan – Weatherford College
Gretchen Sansom – Weatherford College
James Tapscott – Tarrant County College
2023 Counselor of the Year
Sandy Lorden, LCDC, RSPS