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The successful SAP is up-to-date on regulatory changes, drug use trends, treatment innovations and the science that underlies the discipline. ASAP creates and delivers online courses designed to support the professional growth of the SAP and satisfy licensure, certification and qualification requirements for continuing education.
Earn CEU credits with our affordable, self-paced online courses!
ASAP online courses are all written by ASAP’s own in-house experts and are recognized by the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance as a SAP training resource. All courses are approved by:
- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
- The Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)
- The Certification Commission for Drug and Alcohol Program Professionals (CCDAPP)
Become a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
Diversify your skillset and grow your practice with a new population of clients!
A qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a clinician who helps Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated employees return to work after a DOT violation has occurred, such as a failed drug and/or alcohol test or a refusal to test. SAPs conduct clinical evaluations, make recommendations and ensure compliance based on the mission of public safety. SAPs act as a gatekeeper to approve and deem employees eligible for safety-sensitive duty. Become a SAP today and join our network!
Qualifications to become a SAP
There are several requirements to become a qualified DOT SAP including being a licensed physician, licensed social worker, EAP professional, licensed marriage and family therapist or Certified Drug and Alcohol counselor. Regulation training in addition to clinical experience in drug and alcohol treatment and diagnosis is also required.