The mission of NOAP is to promote public safety through participation of healthcare professionals in monitored rehabilitation and recovery as an alternative to license discipline; emphasizing fitness to practice and retention of competent professionals.
1:15pm - 2:30pm
Session 7. Program Sharing
We are asking each *ATD designated program representative* to share and briefly discuss the following topics:
The discussion time limit will be determined based on the number of programs wishing to participate.
How to Participate
Myrtle serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with the Florida Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN). She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) as well as an International Certified Addiction Counselor (ICADC). Myrtle regularly provides workshops and trainings on "Workplace Impairment" to healthcare and nursing organizations also has authored professional publications on addiction in healthcare settings. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology and Master of Arts degrees in Counseling Psychology,Rehabilitation Counseling, and Philosophy. Her doctoral research focused on the effectiveness of training tools to improve nurses’ competency when addressing impairment in the workplace.Myrtle currently serves as President-Elect for the National Organization of Alternative Programs (NOAP). She is an advisory member of the Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ) Nursing Education Advisory Committee.Other memberships include the Florida Quality and Unity in Nursing Council (QUIN), American Psychological Association (APA),National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Florida Mental Health Association (FMHA).