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"The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation strives to continuously offer the most effective and credible certifications to all addiction specific counsellors in Canada."
Formerly known as the Addiction Intervention Association, the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) was formed in 1985. The CACCF is a voluntary non-profit organization which has regional representation across all Canadian provinces and territories. The CACCF is also an active member of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) MORE . . .

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Former CACCF pioneer passes away (Roger Mageau 1944 - 2014)

It's with sadness that we have learned about the death of Roger Mageau this past Monday (August 18th) in Ottawa. Roger was a fromer CACCF President, former Vice President of the IC&RC and was a receipient of the Roly Gatin Award in 1999. The Board of Directors of the CACCF offers our condolenses to his family and friends. He will me missed by all. Roger's obituary can be view by clicking here . . .

CACCF signs MOU with Addiction Professionals Association of Alberta

The Board of Directors of the CACCF is pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the CACCF and the Addiction Professionals Association of Alberta (APAA). This paves the way to ensure Alberta Members will receive provincial representation in Alberta with full support of the CACCF federated Board.
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Special Membership Meeting
A special meeting of the CACCF is being called for Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:30pm EST. The subject of the meeting is to seek membership approval of the revised by-laws of the corporation. This meeting will be conducted by teleconference technology. The toll-free call in number with codes will be announced prior to the meeting. All Members are encouraged to attend.

Recovery Awareness Month: Special Report from the CACCF Executive Director
When I had the privilege to serve you as President for IC & RC, I became very aware of some of the innovations going on in our field in the USA. One of those was the raising of the profile of recovery and treatment through the efforts of Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR) and the proclaiming of September as Recovery Awareness Month . . . CLICK HERE for the full report

The CACCF AGM was held on Thursday, June 19th at 6:30pm (EST).
Thanks for those who participated and congratulations to the successful candidates who were elected to the Board of Directors

CLICK HERE for more details and results. . .

Congratulations to our outgoing President, Tom Tuppenney who was chosen for the Roly Gatin award. The award was presented at this years AGM.
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President Tom Tuppenney is presented with the award by CACCF Vice President Tom Gabriel (click on photo for larger size)

CACCF signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the CCSA

The CACCF is excited to announce that we have entered into a partnership with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at this years IOS conference. This cooperative effort is to develop and promote competencies for Addiction Professionals across Canada. For complete details on this historic event, click here . . . (PDF file)

CACCF President Tom Tuppenney and CCSA CEO Michel Perron, sign the MOU as CACCF Executive Director Jeff Wilbee looks on