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Pete Nielsen   LAADC, CADC II, CAI, SAP

Pete Nielsen is the interim executive director for the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CAADAC), the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CCBADC), and the California Foundation for the Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP). Mr. Nielsen has worked in education as a campus director, academic dean, and an instructor. He has also work in the substance use disorders field for seventeen years as an interventionist, family recovery specialist, counselor, and administrator. 



Counselor Contributions:
How to Be an Effective Addictions Counselor in a SUD’s World
Sobering Facts about Sober Living
The Need for Cross-Cultural Counseling in Addiction Treatment
The 2015 CCAPP 2nd Annual Conference
Changing the Environment of California Addiction Treatment, Programs, and Professionals
The Little Permissions Lead to the Big Permissions: Professional Ethics for Substance Use Disorder Counselors
2013 CAADAC/CFAAP 33rd Annual Conference: The Premier Conference for Addiction-Focused Treatment Professionals

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