Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a requirement of your dapaanz registration.
CPD is important to ensure that your practice is relevant, demonstrates cultural competency and is based on current best practice. CPD helps you to provide the best possible support to tāngata whaiora.
CPD activities need to be relevant to the Addiction Intervention Competency Framework (2011), or best practice based on emerging evidence.
Each CPD activity is allocated points.
Provisional and Registered Addiction Practitioners are required to complete CPD activities worth 100 points annually, and Associate Practitioners and Support Workers, 75 points annually.