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Approval in West Virginia

West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals CE Information

  • NAADAC 192243

Next Renewal: Aug 29th, 2024

40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 40 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • West Virginia Addiction Counselors
  • West Virginia Prevention Specialists

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 More Courses Currently 304 of our courses are available for Addiction Counselors and Prevention Specialists regulated by WVCBAPP. These are just a few examples!

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