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Approval in West Virginia

West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals

  • Provider
    • NAADAC 192243
  • Next Renewal: Aug 30, 2022
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — All 40 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • West Virginia Addiction Counselors

Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by WVCBAPP.

For recertification, 6 of 40 hours must be “addiction-specific”.

For initial certification 100% of hours may be distant learning.
CACs-70/270 hours must be chemical dependency-specific and 6/270 must be ethics.
CCSs-30 hours must be in clinical supervision.
CPSIs-Our courses are generally not applicable. is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC, and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Our companion site,, is specifically focused on the CE needs of addiction counselors and offers a greater quantity and variety of substance abuse-specific courses.

Board Contact Info

West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals
436 12th St Suite C
Dunbar, WV 25064
Phone: 304.768.2942
Fax: 681.205.8503
[email protected]

View All Courses WVCBAPP accepts individual courses only. Currently 263 of our courses are available for addiction counselors and prevention specialists licensed by WVCBAPP. These are just a few examples!

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