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Certification Requirements

For all credentials, initial certification involves a multi-part documentation, evaluation and examination process.  Applicants must complete each of the following in compliance with the MAAP Certification Board and minimum IC&RC requirements to achieve certification at the reciprocal level:

  1. Applicant must live or work at least 51% of the time in Mississippi at the time of application.
  2. Applicant must spend at least 51% of his/her time providing direct service to the population appropriate to the desired credential.
  3. A completed application to include contact information, current employment data, and portfolio of documentation relating to work experience, education/training, and supervision, as well as a signed code of ethics, must be submitted to the MAAP Certification Board for review.
  4. Supervisor's evaluation and Personal Reference forms must be submitted under separate cover by the persons giving the reference.
  5. FOR CADC & CAADC CREDENTIALS ONLY:  A written case, in accordance with the instructions outlined within the Application Packet, must be submitted along with the application and portfolio.
  6. Passing score on the IC&RC International Written Exam.  Exams are administered in the MAAP office in March and September of each year.  Applicants are notified of the specific dates upon approval of his/her application packet and portfolio.   

Portfolio: Applicants are responsible for obtaining the following assessments and records for their portfolios. The assessments are to be included as a part of the application packet. The applicant will request that individuals completing assessments send them to the address specified on the form. The written assessments are subject to verification at the discretion of the Board.

  1. Assessment of skills, attitudes and knowledge by:
    1. The director of supervised practical training.
    2. The supervisor/project director of employing agency.
    3. Three (3) co-workers.
    4. Other persons in the community may provide statements of support of the applicant’s qualifications and these statements will be from individuals other than those identified in A, B, or C above. References shall be related to the applicant’s professional skills and must be sent directly to the Board.
  2. Records of education/training, supervision and experience related to competencies of the credential applied for by the candidate. All records must be accompanied by adequate supporting documentation.

Certification Conditions: Burden of proof regarding fulfillment of certification requirements is on the applicant. Application will be made to the Board and will include records and assessments as outlined in the certification manual, application packet and portfolio instructions. Adequate supporting documents are required. All applications must be reviewed and approved by the Certification Board prior to the applicant registering to take the written test.

  1. Certification will be granted for two (2) years at the credential level applied for by the candidate, and deemed qualified by the Board. Proof of MAAP membership is required.
  2. The Board may refuse to act on the application if there is evidence of the individual not meeting the ethical standards of certified professionals.
  3. Certification may be denied, suspended, or revoked by the Certification Board by independent action or upon recommendation of the Board of Directors of the MAAP with proof of gross violations of the MAAP ethical standards of certified professionals.
  4. An applicant who is denied certification may appeal to the Board for a hearing, at which at least six (6) of the ten (10) Board members must be present. If applicant is still not satisfied after this hearing, the applicant may appeal to a special Board of five (5) members, which will be appointed for this purpose. This special Board will consist of the President of MAAP or his appointed representative and four (4) other members of MAAP. None of these four temporarily appointed persons may be members of the Certification Board.
  5. Applicants who fail the IC&RC International Written Exam may retake the test when next offered.

Credentials: The requirements for each of the credentials currently offered by MAAP are listed below, which are subject to change at the discretion of the Certification Board.  Please refer to the Certification Manual for complete instructions.

IC - Intern Counselor (non-reciprocal level):

The Intern Counselor, designated “IC,” is not a certified level and is not eligible for reciprocity. This acronym, IC, is a designator for those individuals seeking certification and whose daily practice, vocational or educational pursuits bring them into frequent contact with problems of alcohol and other drug abuse. Examples are those in education (students/educators), counselor training, social services, and allied behavioral health fields.

1.     Education

186 hours of education/training specific to the domains.  Six hours must in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol & drug counseling and six hours must be specific to HIV/AIDS training.   (MAAP Ethics class is mandatory for those applying for any of the MAAP Addiction Credentials.

2.     Code of Ethics

     Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling.

3.     Renewall

   20 hours of continuing education/training earned every three years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC ADC domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include spcifics relating      to alcohol and drug counseling and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training.

CADC - Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (IC&RC reciprocal at ADC level):

  1. Experience

    6,000 hours (3 yrs.) of supervised work experience specific to the IC&RC ADC domains, which are inclusive of the 12 core functions (see below).

  2. Education

    270 hours of education/training specific to the domains (which are inclusive of the 12 core functions). Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and six hours must be specific to HIV/AIDS training.

  3. Supervision

    300 hours specific to the domains, which are inclusive of the 12 core functions. Minimum of ten hours in each of the 12 core functions is required.

  4. Written Case:  The applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the 12 core functions and global criteria in the form of a written case.  Instructions for the written case are located in the CADC Application Packet.

  5. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written ADC Examination.

  6. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling.

  7. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC ADC domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CADC Recertification Packet.

12 Core Functions IC&RC ADC Domains
  1. Screening
  2. Intake
  3. Orientation
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment Planning
  6. Counseling (Individual, Group, Family)
  7. Case Management Community Education
  8. Crisis Intervention
  9. Client Education
  10. Referral Responsibility
  11. Reports & Recordkeeping
  12. Consultation

Domain 1 - Clinical Evaluation
Domain 2 - Treatment Planning
Domain 3 - Referral
Domain 4 - Service Coordination
Domain 5 - Counseling
Domain 6 - Client, Family
Domain 7 - Documentation
Domain 8 - Professional & Ethical

CADC I - Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I (IC&RC reciprocal at ADC level):

  1. Experience

    8,000 hours (4 yrs.) of supervised work experience specific to the IC&RC ADC domains.

  2. Education

    Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral science from an accredited college or university plus 270 hours of education/training specific to the domains (which are inclusive of the 12 core functions). Six hours must be in Ethics with topics specific to alcohol and drug counseling and six hours must be specific to HIV/AIDS training.

  3. Supervision

    300 hours specific to the domains, which are inclusive of the 12 core functions. Minimum of ten hours in each of the 12 core functions is required.

  4. Written Case:  The applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the 12 core functions and global criteria in the form of a written case.  Instructions for the written case are located in the CADC I Application Packet.

  5. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written ADC Examination.

  6. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling.

  7. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC ADC domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CADC Recertification Packet.

CADC II - Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor II (IC&RC reciprocal at ADC level):

  1. Experience

    10,000 hours (5 yrs.) of supervised work experience specific to the IC&RC ADC domains.

  2. Education

    Master’s Degree (or higher) in behavioral science from an accredited college or university plus 270 hours of education/training specific to the domains. Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and six hours must be specific to HIV/AIDS training.

  3. Supervision

    300 hours specific to the domains, to include the 12 core functions with a minimum of ten hours in each core function area.

  4. Written Case:   The applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the 12 core functions and global criteria in the form of a written case.  Instructions for the written case are located in the CADC II Application Packet.

  5. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written ADC Examination.

  6. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling.

  7. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education/training earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC ADC domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CADC II Recertification Packet.

CAADC - Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (formerly CCAP) (IC&RC reciprocal at AADC level):

  1. Experience

    4,000 hours (2 yrs.) of supervised work experience specific to the IC&RC AADC domains.

  2. Education

    Master’s Degree (or higher) in behavioral science with a clinical application from an accredited college or university plus 270 hours of education/training specific to the domains.  Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and six hours must be specific to HIV/AIDS training.

  3. Supervision

    300 hours specific to the domains, to include the 12 core functions with a minimum of ten hours in each core function area.

  4. Written Case:   The applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the 12 core functions and global criteria in the form of a written case.  Instructions for the written case are located in the CAADC Application Packet.

  5. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written AADC Examination.

  6. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to alcohol and drug counseling.

  7. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC AADC domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include topics relating to alcohol and drug counseling and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CAADC Recertification Packet.

IC&RC AADC Domains

Domain 1 - Clinical Evaluation
Domain 2 - Treatment Planning
Domain 3 - Referral
Domain 4 - Service Coordination
Domain 5 - Counseling
Domain 6 - Client, Family & Community Education
Domain 7 - Documentation
Domain 8 - Professional & Ethical Responsibilities
Domain 9 - Research, Design Analysis & Utilization
Domain 10 - Clinical Supervision

CCS - Certified Clinical Supervisor (IC&RC reciprocal at CS level):

Prerequisites:  Applicant must hold and maintain certification as a CADC, CADC I, CADC II, CAADC, or CCJP at the IC&RC reciprocal level or hold a speciality substance abuse credential in another professional discipline in the human services field at the Master's level or higher.  Applicant must be currently employed in a clinical supervisory position at the time application is submitted to MAAP.

1.     Experience

  • 10,000 hours of alcohol and drug counseling specific work experience.  An Associate's degree in behavioral science may substitute for 1000 hours; a Bachelor's degree in behavioral science may substitute for 2000 hours; a Master's degree in behavioral science may substitute for 4000 hours.
  • 4000 hours of clinical supervisory work experience, which must include 200 hours of face-to-face clinical supervision.  (The 4000 hours may be included in the 10,000 hours work experience.)

2.     Education

30 hours of education/training specific to the first five of the six IC&RC CS domains, with a minimum of four hours in each domain.

3.     Supervision

200 hours specific to the domains, with a minimum of ten hours in each domain.

4.     Examination

Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written CS Examination.

5.     Code of Ethics

Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to clinical supervision.

6.     Recertification

Six (6) hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC CS domains.  Hours may be used toward recertification for primary credential.  Complete instructions are located in the CS Recertification Packet.

IC&RC CS Domains

Domain 1 - Counselor Development
Domain 2 - Professional and Ethical Standards
Domain 3 - Program Development and Quality Assurance
Domain 4 - Performance Evaluation
Domain 5 - Administration
Domain 6 - Treatment Knowledge

APS - Associate Prevention Specialist (non-IC&RC reciprocal level):

  1. Experience

    2,000 hours (1 yr.) of work specific to the IC&RC PS domains.

  2. Education

    High School Diploma or GED plus 75 hours of prevention/education training. Fifty percent (50%) must be specific to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse training. Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention; six hours must be in HIV/AIDS training; and four hours must be in Disruptive Audience Behavior.

  3. Supervision

    One year supervision by CPS or CPM.

  4. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to prevention.

  5. Recertification

    20 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC PS domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention; and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CPS Recertification Packet.

CPS - Certified Prevention Specialist (IC&RC reciprocal at PS level):

1.    Experience

2,000 hours (1 yr.) of prevention work experience specific to the IC&RC PS domains (see below).

2.    Education

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; plus 150 hours of education/training specific to the domains.

Forty hours must be Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST).

Twenty five hours of  Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD).

Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention.

Six hours must be in HIV/AIDS training

Four hours must be in Disruptive Audience Behavior.

3.    Supervision

120 hours specific to the domains with a minimum of ten hours in each domain.

4.    Examination

Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written PS Examination.

5.    Code of Ethics

Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to prevention.

6.    Recertification

40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC PS domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention; and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training. Complete instructions are located in the CPS Recertification Packet. 

IC&RC PS Domains

Domain 1 - Planning & Evaluation

Domain 2 - Prevention Education and Service Delivery

Domain 3 - Community Organization

Domain 4 - Public Policy & Environmental Change

Domain 5 - Professional Growth & Responsibility

Domain 6 - Communication

CPM - Certified Prevention Specialist Manager (IC&RC reciprocal at PS level):

  1. Experience

    4,000 hours (2 yrs.) of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention work experience specific to the IC&RC PS domains, plus 6000 hours (3 yrs.) of managerial/supervisory experience in Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention work experience.

  2. Education

    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university plus 150 hours of education/training specific to the domains. Fifty percent (50%) must be ATOD specific. Six hours must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention; six hours must be in HIV/AIDS training; and four hours must be in Disruptive Audience Behavior.

  3. Supervision

    120 hours specific to the domains, with a minimum of ten hours in each domain.

  4. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written PS Examination.

  5. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to prevention.

  6. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC PS domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to prevention; and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training.  Complete instructions are located in the CPM Recertification Packet.

CCJP - Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional (IC&RC reciprocal at CCJP level):

  1. Experience

    6,000 hours (3 yrs.) of supervised work experience specific to the IC&RC CCJP domains. Work experience must have been obtained within the 10 years prior to application.

  2. Education

    270 hours of education/training specific to the domains.  Six hours of education must be in Ethics to include specifics relating to criminal justice and six hours must be in HIV/AIDS training.  

  3. Supervision

    200 hours specific to the domains with a minimum of 10 hours in each domain.

  4. Examination

    Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written CCJP Examination.

  5. Code of Ethics

    Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement to include specifics relating to criminal justice.

  6. Recertification

    40 hours of continuing education earned every two years, which must include topics relating to the IC&RC CCJP domains, and must include 2 hours in Ethics to include specifics relating to criminal justice and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS training.

IC&RC CCJP Domains

Domain 1 - Dynamics of Addiction & Criminal Behavior
Domain 2 - Legal, Ethical & Professional Responsibility
Domain 3 - Criminal Justice System & Processes
Domain 4 - Clinical Evaluation: Screening & Assessment
Domain 5 - Treatment Planning
Domain 6 - Case Management, Monitoring & Participant Supervision
Domain 7 - Counseling
Domain 8 - Documentation

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