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Approval in Florida

Florida Certification Board CE Information

Provider
  • FCB 5069A

Applies To:

  • Florida Counselors
    • CMHP
  • Florida Addiction Counselors
    • CAP
    • CAC
    • CGAC
    • CTTS
    • CBHT
    • MCAP
  • Florida Prevention Specialists
    • CPP
    • CPS
  • Florida Peer Support Specialists
    • CRPS

Our distant learning courses are accepted for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Florida Certification Board. Our courses may be used for renewal and initial certification.

All our distant learning courses are considered online, since exam questions are made available, scored, and certificates printed at our web site.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by Florida Certification Board (FCB Provider # 5069A). CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Florida Certification Board
1715 South Gadsden Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
P: 850.222.6314
F: 850.222.6247
https://flcertificationboard.org/certifications/certified-addiction-professional/

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Certified Mental Health Professional

Initial Credential

350 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CMHP initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CMHP credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CMHP credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CMHP credential.

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Certified Addiction Professional

Initial Credential

350 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CAP initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CAP credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CAP credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CAP credential.

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Certified Addiction Counselor

Initial Credential

270 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CAC initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CAC credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CAC credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CAC credential.

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Certified Gambling Addiction Counselor

Initial Credential

85 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CGAC initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CGAC credential.

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Credential Renewal

10 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CGAC credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CGAC credential.

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Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Initial Credential

40 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CTTS initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CTTS credential.

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Credential Renewal

10 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CTTS credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CTTS credential.

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Certified Behavioral Health Technician

Initial Credential

30 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CBHT initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CBHT credential.

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Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional

Initial Credential

350 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your MCAP initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the MCAP credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your MCAP credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the MCAP credential.

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Certified Prevention Professional

Initial Credential

250 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CPP initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CPP credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CPP credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CPP credential.

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Certified Prevention Specialist

Initial Credential

120 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your CPS initial credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CPS credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CPS credential.

Any course accepted by FCB is applicable to the CPS credential.

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Certified Recovery Peer Specialist

Credential Renewal

10 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CRPS credential.

Addiction Counselor CE does not currently offer any courses applicable to this credential.

CAS-Initial Certification hours, 0.00 CE credit hours

The following table identifies each content area and the minimum number of hours of training candidates must document as part of the Application Portfolio.

NOTE: You can easily find courses for each of these Content Areas on our site. On the courses page there is an entire Course Category for each of the Content Areas.

Content Areas- CAS Hours
Application to Practice/Professional Readiness 37
Client, Family, and Community Education 5
Clinical Evaluation 10
Counseling 20
Documentation 5
Professional and Ethical Responsibility 15
Referral 5
Service Coordination 5
Supervision N/A
Treatment Planning 5
Understanding Addiction/Treatment Knowledge 37

*NOTE: All applicants are required to document a minimum of 4 hours of HIV/AIDS and 2 hours of Domestic Violence training. These six hours will be applied to the total number of hours required in the transdisciplinary foundations.
You can easily find relevant courses by using the SEARCH function on our “Courses” page.

CAC-Initial Certification requirements, 0.00 CE credit hours

The following table identifies each content area and the minimum number of hours of training candidates must document as part of the Application Portfolio.

NOTE: You can easily find courses for each of these CAC Content Areas on our site. On the “Courses” page (www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses) there is an entire Course Category for each of the Content Areas.

Content Areas- CAC Hours Application to Practice/Professional Readiness 57* Client, Family, and Community Education 10 Clinical Evaluation 25 Counseling 30 Documentation 10 Professional and Ethical Responsibility 30 Referral 5 Service Coordination 5 Supervision N/A Treatment Planning 15 Understanding Addiction/Treatment Knowledge 57*
  • If seeking reciprocity at the CAC level, applicants must document an additional 20 hours of training across these two topics.

*NOTE: All applicants are required to document a minimum of 4 hours of HIV/AIDS and 2 hours of Domestic Violence training. These six hours will be applied to the total number of hours required in the transdisciplinary foundations.
You can easily find relevant courses by using the SEARCH function on our “Courses” page.

CAP-Initial Certification requirements, 0.00 CE credit hours

350 hours of training. At least 190 hours must be allocated, as specified, among each of the professional practice dimensions:
Clinical Evaluation – 20 hours in assessment; 15 hours in screening
Treatment Planning – 20 hours
Referral – 5 hours
Service Coordination – 5 hours
Counseling – 50 hours
Client, Family, and Community Education – 15 hours
Documentation – 15 hours
Professional and Ethical Responsibilities – 30 hours
Supervision – 15 hours

At least 154 hours must be allocated, as specified, in the following transdisciplinary foundations:
Understanding Addiction/Treatment Knowledge – 77 hours
Application to Practice/Professional Readiness – 77 hours

At least 6 hours must be allocated in the following topic areas:
HIV/AIDS – 4 hours
Domestic Violence – 2 hours

CMHP-Certified Mental Health Professional, 350.00 CE credit hours

Assessment: 66 hours
Person Centered Service/Recovery Planning: 63 hours
Counseling: 93 hours
Service Coordination:48 hours
Professional Responsibility and Ethics: 30 hours
Electives: 50 hours

View More Courses Currently 557 of our courses are available for Counselors, Addiction Counselors, Prevention Specialists, and Peer Support Specialists regulated by FCB. These are just a few examples!

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Disclaimer

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