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:
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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. See also the Introduction to Primary Care course above.
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.