Certifications

COUNSELOR
Associate Addiction Counselor I (AAC I)

Available to newer addiction counselors wanting to begin the process of working toward full certification.

Associate Addiction Counselor II (AAC II)

Available to newer addiction counselors wanting to begin the process of working toward full certification.

Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)

Addiction Counselor credential that requires a master’s degree, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)

Addiction Counselor credential that requires a bachelor’s degree, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

Certified Associate Addiction Counselor (CAAC)

Addiction Counselor credential that does not require a degree, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)

Professional credential for those providing addiction-related services to individuals involved in the criminal or juvenile justice system, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

PREVENTION
Associate Prevention Specialist I (APS I)

Available to newer prevention specialists wanting to begin the process of working toward full certification.

Associate Prevention Specialist II (APS II)

Available to newer prevention specialists wanting to begin the process of working toward full certification.

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)
CASE MANAGEMENT
Certified Case Manager (CCSM)

Professional credential for those providing case management.

Certified Case Manager Supervisor (CCMS)

Professional credential for supervisors of case managers.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

Professional credential for those providing clinical supervision, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS
Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP)

Professional credential that requires a Bachelor’s degree for those providing co-occurring services, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDPD)

Professional credential that requires a Master's degree for those providing co-occurring services, is international in scope and reciprocal, and meets the state staffing requirements.

ENDORSEMENTS
Competency in Problem Gambling (Gambling)

Endorsement for those providing problem gambling counseling and who hold a full international reciprocal counselor and co-occurring credentials.

ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS
Certified Allied Addiction Practitioner (CAAP)

Professional credential for those providing ancillary/allied services.

Certified Disaster Crisis Outreach and Referral Professional (CDCORP)

In January 2012, PCB began the process of credentialing DCORT members who have met all of the requirements as set forth by OMHSAS. The specific requirements that must be met to qualify for the credential are listed in the application. Once you have met all of the requirements as outlined, you can apply to PCB for the credential.  DCORT Team Members have until December 31, 2013 to meet the requirements and apply for the CDCORP credential free of charge.  Please review carefully the entire CDCORP application so that you are thoroughly familiar with the requirements and the application process. 

Certified Intervention Professional (CIP)

Certification for professionals who are performing substance abuse interventions.

Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)

Professional credential for those providing recovery support services.

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