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Approval in Rhode Island

  • Provider
    • NAADAC 192243
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Rhode Island Addiction Counselors
  • Rhode Island Prevention Specialists

40 hours every 2 years. 40 hours allowed from distant learning. 3 must be in Rhode Island approved professional ethics.
Recertification (Continuing Education) requirements vary according to specific credentials. See the Applications Page href=“https://www.ricertboard.org/sites/default/files/RICB_RecertApplication_1.pdf” class=“external” target=”_blank”>https://www.ricertboard.org/sites/default/files/RICB_RecertApplication_1.pdf for more details about your specific certifications.

Initial Certification: Unlimited number of hours of distance learning allowed for initial certification.
PADC REQUIREMENTS 180 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.

6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

CADC REQUIREMENTS: 300 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.
120 of the hours must be specific to substance use disorders.
6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

CAADC REQUIRMENTS: 180 total hours of relevant education/training to the field of substance use disorders.
6 of the hours must be in substance use disorders ethics.
6 of the hours must be in confidentiality. (must include 42 CFR and its relationship to HIPAA and other confidentiality laws.)
6 of the hours must be in communicable diseases.
6 of the hours must be in medication assisted treatment.

We are an approved provider of NAADAC, Provider #410.

Board Contact Info

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-5960
[email protected]icertboard.org
https://health.ri.gov/

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