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Host and Instructor

Host: National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Instructor: Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, LMFT, LAC, MAC, SAP


C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 2.00
Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC)


Ethically, addiction counselors and allied service providers have an obligation to protect their clients, their communities, and their career through the provision of ethical services. This three-part webinar series will define key terms used when discussing ethics, define guiding values that are foundational to ethical practice, what to consider prior to filing an ethics complaint, and how to assess ethical concerns and determine next steps.

Earn up to 6 Ethics CEs.

Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling, Section II: How and Where to File Ethical Complaints, Principles IV-VI, and Cases

There are specific complaints that NAADAC’s and the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP)’s Ethics Committees can and cannot accept. This section of the three-part webinar series discusses what to consider prior to filing an ethics complaint and what information to gather prior to filing. There will also be a significant discussion about the use of e-therapy, e-supervision, and social media.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
If you have watched the webinar (either live or on-demand), you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion to verify the continuing education hours you spent learning. To apply (only after watching the webinar), complete and pass the online CE Quiz at the top of this page. NAADAC members receive a CE certificate for 2 CEs for free. Non-members of NAADAC can receive 2 CEs for $25 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education hours.

Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, LMFT, LAC, MAC, SAP, has degrees in biology, community counseling, and counselor education and supervision. Johnson is a core faculty member in Walden University’s School of Counseling MS program. She teaches, trains, and speaks locally and nationally on many topics including ethics, psychopharmacology, and the science of addictions. She became interested in the field of addictions when she realized that most of her clients were dealing with co-occurring mental health and substance use or other addictive behavior disorders. Johnson is passionate about understanding how drugs influence the body's homeostasis systemically. Johnson is the NAADAC President-Elect and an active member of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals. She has been working as a clinician for 29 years, and currently maintains a thriving private practice where she is providing counseling, clinical supervision, and consultation.