What is WAATME?
We are a global addiction treatment provider accreditation.
What does the acronym WAATME stand for?
World Accreditation Addiction Treatment Mark of Excellence ©.
Is WAATME similar to JCAHO accreditation or other healthcare accreditations?
WAATME is a complementary or alternative accreditation for addiction treatment providers.
Who may become accredited by WAATME?
Addiction treatment professionals such as: alcohol and drug professionals, addiction treatment centers, treatment centres, centro de tratamientos, addiction medical doctors, addiction medical groups, medical detox nurses, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, therapists, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, sober companions, drug and alcohol counselors, hypnotherapists, sober living homes and/or any professional that is involved or associated with the field of addiction treatment.
How may I become accredited by WAATME?
Click on GET MY ACCREDITATION.
What is the cost breakdown for annual dues?
Annual dues divided into 365 days per year are equivalent to $3.00 (www.xe.com currency converter) per day. Less then the price of a cup of coffee.
How may I submit a signed WAATME affidavit?
You may send signed documentation per electronic signature through www.echosign.com or scan and attach as a pdf or send signed agreements most convenient for you to the account representative closest to your area.
What are the WAATME GET MY ACCREDITATION addiction treatment accreditation requirements?
Please click on GET MY ACCREDITATION.
How long will it take to complete the WAATME accreditation course online?
To find out more please visit: Getting My Accreditation
What will I receive when I am approved for WAATME accreditation?
You will receive addiction treatment professional accreditation per the distinguished WAATME Mark of Excellence seal and the WAATME Mark of Excellence certificate all of which you may display on your website, at your place of business and all other marketing material(s).
Is WAATME actively engaged in public relations online worldwide?
How may I getting approved for WAATME accreditation now?
Please email the account representative closest to your area by visiting our CONTACT US link.
Can any addiction treatment provider be approved for WAATME accreditation?
No. WAATME accreditation draws a clear line to protect and inform the world public about which addiction treatment providers are NOT funded, owned or influenced by pharmaceutical corporations. Please visit our GET MY ACCREDITATION to see if you can getting approved today.
How long will it take to approve my WAAMTE accreditation application?
How do I pay my annual dues?
Please visit our DUES link.
When will I receive my WAATME seal & certificate?
Once your account representative has received your required documentation we will notify you per email with a Digimarc-enabled .jpg of the WAATME Mark of Excellence seal(s) & a pdf A4 file that you can print for the WAATME Mark of Excellence certificate(s).
Does the WAATME Mark of Excellence seal & WAATME Mark of Excellence certificate equal accreditation?
What is the definition of accreditation?
Accreditation is a voluntary method of third-party quality assurance developed more than 100 years ago.
How does the WAATME seal establish TRANSPARENCY?
The WAATME seal establishes TRANSPARENCY for the world public by drawing a clear line for those addiction treatment providers that are NOT funded, owned or influenced by pharmaceutical corporations. The WAATME seal also authenticates competency, authority, credibility and prestige in the field of addiction treatment.
What form of payment do you accept for annual dues?
WAATME accepts Paypal. Did you know that 100 million people worldwide use Paypal?
Is it safe to pay on the WAATME website?
WAATME does not retain any personal credit card information. You will be connected directly to the PayPal website. Paypal purchase protection implements the latest anti-fraud protection with 24/7 account monitoring and is the number one form of payment worldwide.
What is a Positive SSL Certificate?
A Positive SSL Certificate provides the highest level of protection for business websites. WAATME has a Positive SSL Certificate located at the bottom of our website.
Can you tell me more about the copyright and trademark infringement policy?
WAATME is an accreditation third-party to protect, inform and establish transparency for the world public to understand which addiction treatment providers are NOT funded, owned or influenced by a pharmaceutical corporation. If any party illegally pirates the WAAMTE Mark of Excellence seal or WAATME Mark of Excellence certificate or misrepresents their status and are funded, owned or influenced by a pharmaceutical corporation there is a $10M fine plus attorneys fees.