IC&RC is the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals. Organized in 1981, it provides standards and examinations to certification and licensing boards in 25 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.
CCAPP is the largest statewide consortium of community-based forprofit and nonprofit substance use disorder treatment agencies, and addiction focused professionals, providing services to over a 100,000 California residents annually in residential, outpatient, and private practice settings. Its 12,000 individual members and 500 program members provide substance use disorder treatment services in the majority of DHCS licensed and/or certified sites throughout the state and constitute the largest infrastructure of the state’s publicly funded substance use disorder treatment network.
Washington Association of ALcoholism & Addiction Programs
The Association of Alcoholism and Addiction Programs is the umbrella trade organization for chemical dependency treatment programs, encompassing all corporate structures and treatment modality types in its membership. The non-profit organization is financed solely through membership dues. Membership includes hospital based programs, publicly funded non-profits and privately-owned treatment facilities providing the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, including programs for women only, women with children, adolescents, and special populations. Association members collectively employ over 1,000 staff and provide chemical dependency treatment services to some 35,000 patients annually.
Connecticut Certification Board
The CCB is an independent, non-governmental, 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that offers certification for addiction counselors, clinical supervisors, co-occurring disorders and prevention professionals in Connecticut. The Board has established specialty certificates in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and problem gambling for professionals licensed and credentialed in other behavioral healthcare domains. The Board is active in a number of important state-wide workforce development initiatives, provides training/continuing education and ensures that the trainings provided in Connecticut by approved vendors meet established standards.
Established in 1967 as the only statewide advocacy organization in Illinois focusing solely on substance use disorder issues, IADDA represents more than 50 prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the state. Their mission is to advocate for people interested in the substance use disorder field, including clinicians, consumers, family members, individuals in recovery and youth.
Maryland Certification Board
The Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board is a private, non-partisan corporation which offers voluntary international and state level credentials to the behavioral health worker. The Board, comprised of certified behavioral health workers throughout the state, implements standards, testing and training for certifying addiction counselors, clinical supervisors, co-occurring disorders professionals, criminal justice addictions professionals, and peer recovery specialists. It also approves providers of continuing education training in Maryland.