ADAPCP Clinical Certification Program Application File (October 16, 2000, 65 FR 61150)
U.S. Army Medical Command, Army Substance Abuse Program, Clinical Certification 2050 Worth Road, Suite 10, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-6010.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Department of the Army Civilian Psychologists, Social Workers, Drug and Alcohol Program Specialists, Social Services Representatives/Assistance, Psychology Technicians, and enlisted military counselors (Behavioral Science Specialists) employed or assigned to the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program (ADAPCP) Community Counseling Centers or Residential Treatment Facilities who provide counseling services to ADAPCP clients.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Copies of candidate Application Portfolio with education and employment history and related documents that include Social Security Numbers, are required for each certification candidate. A signed copy of the Sobriety Statement is included in the application portfolio. Copies of course certificates and/or official college transcripts are also required in the candidate's file. Certification examination results and correspondence pertaining to the application status, certification renewal and Board decisions are also maintained in the candidate's file. In addition to a roster of all certified personnel; examination failures; previously certified personnel; and other program status information.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; Army Regulation 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).
To receive, evaluate, and maintain, re-certification applications for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program Clinical Certification Staff; process information routinely used to verify and ensure accuracy of education, Continuing Education Unites (CEUs), employment or assignment records; ensure incumbents are qualified to provide quality care to Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program clients; and provide statistical information for program analysis.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
To qualified personnel conducting scientific research, management, or financial audits or program evaluations. All personal identifiers are removed from data.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Electronic storage medium and file folders in secured file cabinets.
Retrieved by the surname, applicant file number, and social security number.
All information is maintained in secured areas accessible only to designated individuals having official need therefor in the performance of official duties.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records will be maintained during individual's tenure and 5 years beyond the date of departure from the program then destroyed. Individuals who transfer to another ADAPCP organization records transfer also.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, Army Substance Abuse Program Clinical Certification, 2050 Worth Road, Suite 10, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-6010.
Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, Army Substance Abuse Program Clinical Certification, 2050 Worth Road, Suite 10, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-6010.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system of record should address written inquiries to Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, Army Substance Abuse Program Clinical Certification, 2050 Worth Road, Suite 10, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-6010.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
The Army's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may obtained from the system manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
From the individuals employed by or assigned to the Army Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program who submit requested information to apply for ADAPCP Clinical Certification as a condition of continuing employment or otherwise.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: