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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 chemical dependency facilities, programs, and personnel; to take whatever actions are deemed necessary to improve the effectiveness of work on behalf of the chemically dependent and their families. CDPWS is the Washington State affiliate of NAADAC. Read about CDPWS's Relationship to NAADAC.

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Board Members

President: Jennifer Velotta, MNPL, NCAC II, CDP, CPP
ADAI Clearinghouse Coordinator
UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI)
1107 NE 45th St., Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105-4631
tel: 206-221-8325 · fax: 206-543-5472
email: jvelotta@adai.uw.edu

Immediate Past President: Greg Bauer, Alpine Recovery Services, Inc.
Special Honorary Board member: Mel Schulstad, Founding President of NAADAC

Read the complete CDPWS bylaws.


We help people recover their lives. . .