2018 Career Achievement Awards

Every year at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), Ashley is pleased to honor two professionals, nominated by their colleagues, who have impacted the addiction treatment field with their efforts in helping patients and their families heal.

The 2018 NCAD will be held August 19 – 22, 2018 in Disneyland, California.

Congratulations To Our Winners!

The Ashley Addiction Treatment Innovator Award recognizes a professional, with 10 years or less of service, who has made an impact in the field of recovery through innovation, commitment, and dynamic thinking. 

The 2018 Award Winner is: Marvin Ventrell, JD & Executive Director of NAATP Marvin Ventrell








The Father Joseph C. Martin Professional Excellence Award is given to a professional with 20 or more years of experience, who embodies Father Martin’s legacy of treatment with dignity and respect— with continuous efforts in helping individuals and their families achieve long-term recovery. Previous winners include Ray Tamasi, Claudia Black, and Jerry Moe. 

The 2018 Award Winner is: Faith Strong