The Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) credential is for professionals who have the primary role of facilitation and participating in substance use interventions. Intervention professionals guide families, friends and others through an intervention process were the substance user is encouraged to accept help. The CIP is not a marketer or recruiter for a treatment facility; rather they are a front-line professional who is directly engaging an individual and family to help guide them to treatment and is a part of the recovery team.
PCB is now accepting intial applications for the CIP. The examination is under development and will be available Summer of 2017.