About CAAP

Mission Statement

The CT Association for Addiction Professionals, CAAP, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide advocacy and education for addiction focused professionals. The general and dedicated all volunteer board and committee members work diligently to support and promote the advancement of our profession. CAAP provides high quality education in accordance with standards set by the CT Certification Board (CCB) and NAADAC.

CAAP is a chapter of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsellors (NAADAC). NAADAC's mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research.


CAAP Board of Directors


Vice President:



Susan Campion

Darlene Shuff Porter

Albert Young

Tia Rinehart

Board Member at Large 

Marvin Douglas

 Lew Slotnick