Training for Addiction Professionals (TAP)
Training for Addiction Professionals (TAP), the leading provider of educational services to Nebraska’s substance abuse and problem gambling counselors.
History of TAP Program
TAP was created in 1997 as a result of a contract agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Addiction Services and Lincoln Medical Education Partnership to provide core and continuing educational services to substance abuse counselors. TAP has continued to grow throughout the years and added a second contract, in 2011, with the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health Gamblers Assistance Program has added core and continuing education for problem gambling counselors.
- Core education classes for professionals seeking to become alcohol/drug and/or problem gambling counselors
- Alcohol/drug specific and problem gambling specific continuing education for professionals in the field
- Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI) trainings
- Criminal justice trainings for alcohol/drug counselors
TAP partners with respected professionals to instruct all course offerings. We continuously focus on providing continuing education that meets and exceeds the current needs of the professional. For more information, please click on any of the options to your left, or contact us at 402-483-4581 ext. 282 or 328.
These activities are supported in whole or in part from funds received from the
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health.
Authorized to operate by the Nebraska Commissioner of Education
under the provisions of Nebraska Revised Statue,
Sections 85-1601 through 85-1658.
Approved Education Provider #863 National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).