Ethics & Culture, now on August 26

The Ethics & Culture seminar that was originally scheduled for July 22 has been rescheduled for August 26. It is still at Pathways, from 9am to 4:15pm, with doors open at 8:30am. 6 CEUs offered for MD addiction counselor recertification. Approved by BOPC&T, IC&RC, and NAADAC. Cost remains $80 in advance and $85 at the door. Please email us at to reserve your seat. Limited to 30 seats. Here are the links for the previously published flyer and for the PayPal payment option:

8-26-16 Flyer Ethics and Culture



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Ethics Training Cancelled

MABPCB regrets to announce the cancellation of the training that was scheduled for this Friday. There was not enough interest to hold it at this time. We are planning to reschedule for late August. For those who have already registered and would like to keep your registration open, please contact Vickie at with your request. Thank you.

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How a CAC-AD Becomes a CCDC

Some of you have expressed interest in obtaining the CCDC to add to your CAC-AD so you will have reciprocity outside of Maryland. Forms mentioned are on the Certification page. Here is the simple process:

Method for a CAC-AD obtaining the CCDC

  • Fill out 2-page application form
  • Sign CCDC code of ethical conduct
  • Fill out and have notarized the Release form
  • Send in a copy of current CAC-AD and resume
  • Pay $150 certification fee
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Ethics & Culture This Friday

Ethics & Culture training this Friday still has many seats left. We need at least 12 paying attendees registered by Wednesday in order to hold the seminar, otherwise it will be postponed to a later date. If you plan to attend, please notify the board via You may pay via the PayPal link. Please see the original post below for course description, locale, and payment options.

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College Addiction Studies Programs via @NIDAnews

Source: College Addiction Studies Programs via @NIDAnews

Look here for studies in Maryland!

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Co-Occurring Disorders Training

This course is designed to educate clinicians on evidence-based integrated treatment for co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Presenter: LaToya Nkongolo, LCSW-C, LCADC, RPS

When: Friday August 19, 2016  9 am-4 pm

Training Location: Work Life Urgent Care, LLC

7954 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Suite 2-C

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

6 IC&RC and NAADAC approved CEU’s provided

COST:  $75

Click the link below to pay by credit card:                                                                                 

To pay by check or money order, Please send a confirmation email to, and submit your payment to:


10807 Falls Rd. PO Box 1376, Brooklandville, MD 21022



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Peer Volunteer Positions Available

Are you looking to gain experience as a Peer Recovery Specialist or earn hours towards Certification? Work Life Urgent Care, LLC has openings for peers to earn 500 hours of experience and 25 hours of supervision. We offer personal immediate medical care for non-life threatening conditions and behavioral health services. The peers will work with patients presenting with a substance use and/or co-occurring mental health condition. We are open Monday-Friday 9-5pm Saturday-Sunday 9-2pm. To learn more, please contact LaToya Nkongolo at with Peer Volunteer Position in subject line.

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Ethics & Culture Seminar July 22 at Pathways, Annapolis, MD

MABPCB Presents

7-22-16 Flyer Ethics and Culture

7-22-16 Flyer Ethics and Culture


Seating is limited to 30 so register now at stating your method of payment so we may reserve your seat.

PayPal link

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The On Our Own of Maryland WRAP Outreach Project will be hosting a “Basic 2-Day WRAP© Training” on July 13-14, 2016, from 9a-5p. There will also be a “5-Day WRAP© Facilitator Training” on August 8-12, 2016 from 9a-5p. These trainings will be conducted by experienced staff from the Copeland Center.  Each training will take place at Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc., located at 5124 Greenwich Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229.  Please review this brochure for additional information: 2 DAY REGISTRATION BROCHURE at BCRI in JULY 2016 &  AUGUST 2016 5 DAY BROCHURE .  If interested, complete this application: 5 DAY APPLICATION AUGUST

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Save the Date

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National Recovery Month 2016

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