Code of Ethical Conduct Revisions

The PCB Ethics Committee underwent a thorough review of the PCB Code of Ethical Conduct recently which resulted in the PCB Board of Directors approval of the revisions. The revisions are effective immediately for everyone holding a current and valid PCB credential as well as for professionals applying for credentials.

Changes to the Code can be viewed and downloaded here.

Updated CRS Standards and Job Analysis Announced

Effective January 1, 2015, the standards and job analysis for the CRS will be updated.  Updated Standards and Job Analysis

Who We Are

PCB is a private, non-profit corporation which offers voluntary credentialing to the substance abuse and other behavioral health professional. PCB implements standards and testing for certification of addiction counselors, prevention specialists, clinical supervisors, case managers, criminal justice addictions professionals, co-occurring disorders professionals, auxiliary professionals, recovery specialists and intervention professionals.

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Annual Conference


PCB's 17th Annual Conference
Monday & Tuesday

April 18-19, 2016


PCB is proud to announce the Keynote Speaker will be Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.



Renew your certifications quickly and easily online. Fill out the entire recertification application online and (if applicable) education approval online, make payment and submit to PCB. PLEASE NOTE: You must register on the website and your account must be approved prior to completing the online recertification process.

Recertification Application - PDF
Education Approval Application - PDF

PCB Trainings

PCB is a Proud Member of IC&RC

Logo, IC&RCPCB is a proud member of IC&RC, the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals. Organized in 1981, it provides standards and examinations to certification and licensing boards in 24 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.
Information on Reciprocity

The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania was recently awarded a HRSA Grant enabling them to launch a Certificate Program in Supporting Youth Recovery. For more information on this program please visit the Council's website.  

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