Competency Standards for the Substance Abuse Professional
Our Mission Statement:
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 is a member of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC).
Membership in the IC&RC requires a commitment to adhere to international standards that ensure competence in professionals providing substance abuse services. The reciprocal certifications Michigan offers are: Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS/CPC-R), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP), Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP), and Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomat (CCDP-D). Certification is reciprocal with other IC&RC member boards that offer the above noted credentials. The IC&RC's membership currently includes more than 62 boards in the United States, Indian Health Services, U. S. Military, U. S. Federal Court Administrators and many foreign countries including Canada, Sweden, Bermuda, Germany, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
Non-reciprocal credentials are also recognized in Michigan, these Michigan ONLY credentials include: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor-M (CADC-M), Certified Prevention Consultant-M (CPC-M), Certified Prevention Specialist-M (CPS-M), Certified Clinical Supervisor-M (CCS-M), Assessment and Referral Management Specialist I and II (ARMS-I and II), and Certified Peer Recovery Mentor-M (CPRM-M).
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