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TCBAP Certification Renewal  

  

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor - (AADC) formerly the Advanced Addiction Counselor (AAC):
The AADC certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education, including three hours of ethics and three hours of clinical supervision.
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

AADC Code of Ethics

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Alcohol and Drug Counselor - (ADC)
The ADC certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education.
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable recertification fees.

ADC Code of Ethics

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Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist (ACPS)

The ACPS certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for recertification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse prevention.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education in the prevention domains (explained in application).
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

ACPS Code of Ethics

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 Certified Prevention Specialist - (CPS)

The CPS certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse prevention.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education in the prevention domains (explained in application).
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

CPS Code of Ethics

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Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist - (CCDS)

The CCDS certification shall be issued for a period of two years,therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for recertification shall include:

1.  Currently active and licensed in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education.
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable recertification fees.

CCDS Code of Ethics

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Certified Clinical Supervisor - (CCS)
The CCS certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for recertification shall include:

1.  Currently active as a supervisor in the field of addiction counseling.
2.  Currently certified as an ADC, AADC, or CCJP.
3.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
4.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education.  Documentation of current ADC, AADC, or CCJP certification shall serve as verification of this requirement.  However, six of the forty hours must be specific to clinical supervision.
5.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

CCS Code of Ethics

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Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor - (CCGC)
The CCGC certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for recertification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of addiction counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of six (6) hours of continuing education related to gambling counseling.
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

CCGC Code of Ethics

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Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)
The CCJP certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to recertify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1.  Currently active in the field of criminal justice addictions counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education in the CCJP performance domains.
4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable recertification fees.

CCJP Code of Ethics

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Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional Applicant Status (CCJP-A)
The CCJP-A certification shall be issued for a period of five years, in which time you must meet the requirements for the full CCJP and pass both the IC&RC ADC exam and IC&RC Supplemental CCJP exam.  At the end of 5 years if you have not met the requirements for the full CCJP, the CCJP-A may be re-certified one time only for a period of three (3) years.if the following requirements are met:

1.  Currently active in the field of criminal justice addictions counseling.
2.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
3.  Completion of 270 hours of continuing education in the four CCJP performance domains earned since  the             issuance of your CCJP-A, including:

  • Dynamics of Addiction and Criminal Behavior
  • Criminal Justice Systems and Processes
  • Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Planning
  • Case Management and Counseling

4.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable recertification fees.
5.  Must have taken and passed the IC&RC International ADC exam and at least attempted the separate IC&RC         Supplemental CCJP Exam.

CCJP-A Code of Ethics

CCJP-A Applicant Status Renewal Application 

Certified Supervisor Consultant (CSC)

The CSC certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1.  Currently active as a supervisor in the field of addiction counseling.
2.  Currently certified as an ADC, AAC, or CCJP.
3.  Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
4.  Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education.  Documentation of current ADC, AAC, or CCJP certification shall serve as verification of this requirement.  However, six of the forty hours must be specific to clinical supervision.
5.  Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards and applicable re-certification fees.

CSC Code of Ethics

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Peer Recovery Support (PRS)
 **If you DID NOT grandfather in you CANNOT renew online**

The PRS certification shall be issued for a period of two years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two years on that same date.  The requirements for re-certification shall include:

1. 20 hours of continuing education earned every two years, including six hours in ethics.

2. Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.

PRS Code of Ethics

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Peer Mentor / Peer Recovery Coach Designation - (PM/PRC)
The PM/PRC designation shall be issued for a period of two (2) years, therefore requiring an individual to renew every two (2) years on that same date. The requirements for re-designation shall be as follows:

1. Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
2. Completion of twenty (20) hours of Peer Recovery Support continuing education, including six hours of ethics training.
3. Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards for Peer Mentor/Peer Recovery Coach designation.
4. The fee for re-designation shall be $60.00.

PM/PRC Code of Ethics 

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 Associate Prevention Specialists Designation (APS) 

The APS certification shall be issued for a period of two (2) years, therefore requiring an individual to re-certify every two (2) years on that same date. The requirements for re-certification shall be as follows:

1. Absent of any ethical or malpractice violations.
2. Submission of an application including a signed copy of the ethical standards for APS and renewal fee
3. Completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education in five prevention domains: Community Organization, Education and Skill Development, Planning and Evaluation, Professional Growth and Responsibility, Public Policy and Environmental change 
4. The fee for re-certification $100.00 renewal fee 

APS Code of Ethics

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IC&RC CERTIFICATE APPLICATION  

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