The Association of Student Assistance Professionals of New Jersey

The first organization in the nation for student assistance professionals (1983)

One Vision

The vision of ASAP-NJ is that every young person and family in New Jersey will have access to effective and responsive student assistance coordinators and programs because of ASAP's advocacy, leadership and expertise.

One Mission
Founded in 1983 to meet the needs of New Jersey youth in education, prevention, intervention and referral services who are at risk for alcohol, tobacco and other drug addictive behaviors.  A not-for-profit organization, the group is made up of several hundred Student Assistance Professionls(SAPs), Student Assistance Coordinators (SACs), prevention specialists, educators and health care professionals.

One Community
ASAP-NJ partners with networks within a wide variety of community services and agencies, promoting a continuum of care and services for all students and families.

Support Mandatory SACs!

ASAP-NJ needs support in order to move A2260 and S1694 forward.  As members we need you to contact and promote this endeavor. Please contact your Senators and Assembly people to ask them to be proactive for children and support the Bills!

To view Bills:  A2260      S1694

Send a letter to your legislators:
To Senator
To Assemblman


Become a Member

When you join, you join a growing number of professionals working to solidify positions in schools and improving programs in each community.  Other member benefits include newsletters, member directories, discounts on professional development opportunities, marketing materials and meeting information.


In the News...
Drug facts:   Kratom

2/2/16:  White House & ONDCP
announces 1.1 billion

in funding  read more


SACs Jacqueline Giordano and Stacy Hale  publish: Fit to Learn - Addressing Mental Health Issues Through Collaboration in the April, 2016 Principal Leadership online magazine 
Click here to read...

Job Posting:  
Millburn Township Public Schools
Student Assistance Coordinator

Apply at:


President Lori Todd Welcomes all to the 2016 Conference

2016 Mulhern Award Winner - Daisy Rocha

2016 Unsung Hero Award - David Dolan

ASAP-NJ Executive Board/ Committee Meetings 2015-2016


Park Nine Diner




Atlantic City


Ex Bd. Conference Call

4:30 pm



4:30 pm


Park Nine Diner



Conference Call

if needed

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