About Us

Mission Statement

CDPWS was founded to establish a forum whereby common interests and concerns are discussed, therby bringing about better communications among professional personnel; to create a voice on policy; to recommend guidelines and standards for substance use disorder facilities, programs, and personnel; to take whatever actions are deemed necessary to improve the effectiveness of work on behalf of people with substance use disorders and their families.

CDPWS is the Washington State affiliate of NAADAC -- all Washington State NAADAC members are automatically members of our organization.

Read more about CDPWS's Relationship to NAADAC.

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Board Members

President: Terri Roper, MS, CDP, NCACII
email: terri.roper2016@gmail.com

Immediate Past President: Jennifer Velotta, MNPL, NCACII, CDP, CPP
Special Honorary Board member: Mel Schulstad, Founding President of NAADAC

Read the complete CDPWS bylaws.


We help people recover their lives. . .