The Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) (formerly Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center, or NFATTC) serves Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska. NWATTC provides high quality, credible informational materials, trainings and consultation on implementing evidence-based addiction treatment practices; current areas of emphasis include:
NWATTC also offers other workforce development programs and tools, such as:
For more on NWATTC services and products click on the links to the left. New SAMHSA and ATTC products and services are also highlighted below.
Click here to go to the ATTC Online Learning portal where you will find free and low cost courses of interest to addiction counselors and others who work in behavioral health.
A new brochure from SAMHSA explores the role of family therapy in recovery from mental illness or substance abuse. Explains how family therapy sessions are run and who conducts them, describes a typical session, and provides information on its effectiveness in recovery.
This is a companion product to Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21. which identifies competencies essential to the effective practice of addiction counseling. The Performance Assessment Rubrics describes counselor proficiency along a continuum for each of the competencies.