SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a national behavioral health system, has announced its certification by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) as a CCAPP-approved school. CCAPP, which provides a forum for practitioners and programs, is California's largest Alcohol and Other Drug Program advocate. CCAPP is nationally accredited and recognized by the California Department of Health Care Services as an Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor certifying organization. CCAPP serves as the vital link between government, consumers, program owners and directors.
"One of the factors that makes Sovereign Health unique is that, in addition to providing comprehensive mental health and addiction/dual diagnosis treatment services to our patients, we're also proud to serve the clinical population," said Sovereign Health's Chief Scientific Officer, Veena Kumari, Ph.D. "We provide clinical training across a wide range of treatment modalities for behavioral health care professionals looking to further their careers."
Education is the key to competency and it's at the core of CCAPP's mission. "We're thrilled to have Sovereign Health as one of our CCAPP-approved schools," said Pete Nielsen, M.A., CADC II, Chief Executive Officer of CCAPP. "There is such a need in California, as well as throughout the United States, to have even more programs and schools providing behavioral health treatment to patients in need. With Sovereign Health as a new CCAPP-approved school, they will continue to develop the best and brightest in clinical leadership."
Sovereign Health serves adolescents and adults seeking treatment for mental health disorders, such as trauma, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, as well as provides treatment for cognitive deficits and eating disorders.
About the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
CCAPP is the largest statewide consortium of community-based for profit and nonprofit substance use disorder treatment agencies, and addiction focused professionals, providing services to over 100,000 California residents annually in residential, outpatient, and private practice settings. Its 12,000 individual members and 500 program members provide substance use disorder treatment services in the majority of DHCS licensed and/or certified sites throughout the state and constitute the largest infrastructure of the state's publicly funded substance use disorder treatment network. CCAPP is the only statewide consortium representing all modalities of substance use disorder treatment programs.
About Sovereign Health
One factor that differentiates Sovereign Health from other treatment providers has been its ability to offer separate mental health and addiction/dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. Sovereign's patient population includes adults and adolescents. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
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