NJPN’s Addiction Workforce Development Program, funded by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, is designed to strengthen and expand New Jersey’s addiction workforce. See links below to learn more.

  • Careers in Addiction Services: Interested in a career in addiction services? Find out how to get started, learn about internship opportunities, see where addiction treatment and prevention agencies are located in your area, and view the national recruiting campaign for addiction professionals.
  • CADC CoursesLearn more about CADC classes available statewide for individuals interested in becoming a CADC (Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) or LCADC (masters-level Licensed Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) to work in a substance abuse treatment facility helping individuals recover from addiction by providing treatment, support and motivation along their journey toward sobriety. Click here to learn more.
  • Free CPS Courses: Learn more about scholarships to attend FREE trainings for individuals interested in becoming a CPS (Certified Prevention Specialist) to provide alcohol, tobacco and drug prevention education and services that build capacities of individuals and systems to promote healthy environments, lifestyles, and communities. Click here to learn more.
  • Resources: Addiction professionals are welcome to use and share the collection of resources available through this site. Click here to access resources.