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Examination Registration Forms are below.  Please also carefully review the candidate guides and the examination standards and guidelines prior to testing.

TCBAP DOES NOT OFFER REFUNDS ON EXAMS.

Important Updates! 

 

Due to the passage of HB3145 TCBAP will no longer be administering the Case Presentation Method Oral LCDC exam.  Please contact DSHS if you have questions about this change in Requirements. 

As of April 1, 2012 TCBAP will no longer offer paper and pencil versions of our exams and all exams will be administered via computer based testing.

 

1/4/2017: Since June of 2008, the ADC examination has included a written case presentation where candidates were provided with a case overview of a hypothetical client and asked 13 associated questions about the case. This long case study will be eliminated from the ADC examination effective February 1, 2017. The long case will be replaced with multiple smaller vignettes approximately 1-2 paragraphs in length with 3-5 associated examination question.

Candidates currently scheduled for an examination on or after February 1, 2017 will be taking the examination with multiple small vignettes.


8/11/2017: Since June of 2008, the AADC examination has included a written case presentation where candidates were provided with a case overview of a hypothetical client and asked 13 associated questions about the case. This long case study will be eliminated from the AADC examination effective September 1, 2017. The long case will be replaced with multiple small vignettes approximately 1-2 paragraphs in length with 3-5 associated examination questions.

Candidates currently scheduled for the AADC examination on or after September 1, 2017 will be taking the examination with multiple small vignettes.


CCJP Changes Effective October 1, 2017

IC&RC is pleased to announce an updated version of the Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) exam will go into effect on October 1, 2017. In addition, CCJP standards have been improved to reflect changes in the field.

Changes to the CCJP Exam

Beginning October 1, CCJP candidates will be required to pass either IC&RC’s Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) or Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC) exam as a pre-requisite to taking the CCJP supplemental exam. Based on the 2017 job analysis, domains of the exam have been updated to include:

1.       Dynamics of Addiction and Criminal Behavior

2.       The Criminal Justice System and Processes

3.       Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Planning

4.       Case Management and Counseling

You can access the updated CCJP candidate guide at http://internationalcredentialing.org/examprep.

 

The new CCJP supplemental exam has a total of 60 questions (50 scored and 10 pre-test). Candidates are allowed 90 minutes to complete the exam.

For more information on the updated CCJP visiting the News section of IC&RC’s website at this link: http://www.internationalcredentialing.org/news/4961541. 


EXAMINATION FORMS
  

 

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Examination Requirements (LCDC): 

 

1. Copy of DSHS LCDC counselor intern verification letter/card (upload)  
    (You MUST be a registered LCDC-I to take the LCDC Examination)
2. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable (form above, please upload)
3. $250.00 

Click Here for PDF Download of LCDC Exam Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit LCDC Pre-Registration Forms Online 

Exam Preparation Click Here

Certified Prevention Specialist Requirements (CPS):

1. Special Accommodations Request if applicable (form above, please upload)
2. Education – 120 total continuing education hours across all prevention domains. Ninety hours must be prevention specific, 24 hours must be AOD specific, and 6 hours must be in prevention specific ethics. Counselor, treatment, or business ethics do not qualify. Examples of AOD specific education include, but are not limited to, addiction theory, addicted family dynamics, pharmacology, drugs and the brain/body, counseling theory, and the twelve core functions. Examples of prevention specific education include, but are not limited to, prevention curriculum training, community mobilization, planning and evaluation of prevention programs, media messages, social marketing, environmental strategies, and behavioral health promotion. 
3. $250.00

Click Here for PDF Download of CPS Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit CPS Pre-Registration Forms Online

Alcohol and Drug Counselor Requirements (ADC): 

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. $ 250.00

Click Here for PDF Download of ADC Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit ADC Examination Pre-Registration Forms Online

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor Requirements (AADC): 

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. $ 250.00

Click here for PDF Download of AADC Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit AADC Examination Pre-Registration Forms Online 
 


Criminal Justice Addiction Professional Supplemental Exam Requirements (CCJP): 

NOTE: You MUST pass the ADC exam before being eligible to sit for the supplemental CCJP exam.

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. Verification of passing score on the international alcohol and drug counselor (ADC) exam
3. $175.00

Click here for PDF Download of CCJP Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit CCJP Examination Pre-Registration Forms Online 


Clinical Supervision Requirements (CS)
:

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. $ 250.00

Click here for PDF Download of CS Examination Pre-Registration Forms 
Click Here to Submit CS Examination Pre-Registration Forms Online


Peer Recovery Requirements (PRS):

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. $150.00

Click Here for PDF Download of PRS Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Submit PRS Examination Pre-Registration Forms Online   


Substance Abuse Professional Requirements (SAP):

1. Special Accommodations Request, if applicable
2. $ 250.00

Click Here for the SAP Examination Pre-Registration Forms
Click Here to Pre-Register for the SAP Exam Online

 

 

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