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MCBAP Mission: To provide public protection and promote quality services through certification of professionals engaging in the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems and the assessment and treatment of addictions.
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
The Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) is a member of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and the most active authority for professional substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery credentialing in Michigan.
MCBAP's membership in the IC&RC requires a commitment to adhere to international standards that ensure competence in professionals providing substance abuse services. The IC&RC’s membership currently includes more than 77 boards in the United States, Indian Health Services, U. S. Military, U. S. Federal Court Administrators and numerous foreign countries including Canada, Sweden, Bermuda, Germany, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Spain, Mexico, Japan, and India.
The IC&RC reciprocal certifications we currently offer are:
Certification is reciprocal with other IC&RC member boards that offer the above noted or equivalent credentials. Similar, older, non-reciprocal credentials are also recognized in Michigan, mainly for professionals who gained their credentials before October 2008.
New in 2013 – MCBAP introduced a peer recovery professional credential, which is non-reciprocal: Certified Peer Recovery Mentor – Michigan (CPRM-M). Effective in October, 2014, a new, IC&RC reciprocal CPRM also became available from MCBAP - contact us for more information.