Member Types



open to anybody with an interest in addiction treatment

Student standard 

discounted to support the development and growth of the workforce

Endorsed Support Worker

support workers and peer support workers - a level 4 qualification recommended but not required. you need to be under the supervision of a dapaanz accredited supervisor

Endorsed Associate Practitioner

practitioners with diploma level qualifications (this category is no longer open to application)

Provisional Practitioner

all practitioners working towards full registration must be provisional for a minimum of 12 months (up to 36 months)

Registered Alcohol and Drug Practitioner and/or gambling practitioner

practitioners with the required level of qualifications and experience to practice independently

Accredited Supervisor

qualified and experienced addiction clinical supervisors 


dapaanz also provides recognition for kaumatua in addiction treatment sector


All members agree to abide by the dapaanz Code of Ethics