CERTIFICATION INTRODUCTION

Thank you for your interest in applying for certification in the State of Idaho. Please select the page for the level of certification you are seeking. Use the drop down menu under Certification, above.

IBADCC is an independent, non-profit corporation whose purpose is to set and maintain professional certification standards for practitioners in addictions counseling. This serves the profession by controlling the practitioner standards and qualifications at the state level and it provides the individual with a credential signifying professional competency.

IBADCC is a member of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). The IC&RC is the national body whose function is to grant reciprocity from state to state and to set appropriate standards for credentials.

New certification applications and renewals must be completed and submitted online. Applications and renewals are   reviewed at the beginning of each month by the Education Committee. Please allow up to 30 days for a response following the submission of your application or renewal. Once approved, you will receive an automatic notification through the online portal with updates on the status of your application or renewal.

Certifications Offered

ACADC - Advanced Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor
CADC - Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor
CCS - Certified Clinical Supervisor
CPS - Certified Prevention Specialist
SUDA - Substance Use Disorders Associate
CRC - Certified Recovery Coach
CPRC - Certified Peer Recovery Coach