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Approval in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals CE Information

Provider
  • NAADAC 192243

Applies To:

  • Rhode Island Addiction Counselors
    • PADC
    • CADC
    • CAADC
    • CCS
    • Competency in Problem Gambling
  • Rhode Island Prevention Specialists
    • APS
    • CPS
    • ACPS
  • Rhode Island Peer Support Specialists
    • CPRS

40 hours every 2 years. 40 hours allowed from distant learning. 3 must be in Rhode Island approved professional ethics.
Recertification (Continuing Education) requirements vary according to specific credentials. See the Applications Page for more details about your specific certifications.

Initial Certification: Unlimited number of hours of distance learning allowed for initial certification.
PADC REQUIREMENTS 180 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.

6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

CADC REQUIREMENTS: 300 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.
120 of the hours must be specific to substance use disorders.
6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

CAADC REQUIRMENTS: 180 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.
6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

We are an approved provider of NAADAC, Provider #410.

Board Contact Info

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-5960
[email protected]
https://www.ricertboard.org/

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Provisional Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

140 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your PADC initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the PADC credential.

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Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

300 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CADC initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CADC credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CADC credential.

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Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

180 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CAADC initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CAADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CAADC credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CAADC credential.

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Certified Clinical Supervisor

Hold a current and valid CADC, CAADC, CCDP, CCDPD, CCJP OR a specialty credential in another professional discipline in the human services field at the master's level or higher.

Initial Credential

30 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CCS initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CCS credential.

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Credential Renewal

6 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CCS credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CCS credential.

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Competency in Problem Gambling

Initial Credential

30 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your Competency in Problem Gambling initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the Competency in Problem Gambling credential.

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Credential Renewal

6 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your Competency in Problem Gambling credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the Competency in Problem Gambling credential.

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Associate Prevention Specialist

Initial Credential

48 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your APS initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the APS credential.

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Certified Prevention Specialist

Initial Credential

175 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CPS initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CPS credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CPS credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CPS credential.

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Advanced Prevention Specialist

Initial Credential

72 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your ACPS initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the ACPS credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your ACPS credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the ACPS credential.

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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

Initial Credential

46 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CPRS initial credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CPRS credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CPRS credential.

Any course accepted by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals is applicable to the CPRS credential.

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Supervision, 6.00 CE credit hours

CDCS only

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Co-occuring Disorders, 0.00 CE credit hours

CDP only

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Gambling, 6.00 CE credit hours

Gambling Endorsement only.

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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