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Approval in Virginia

Virginia Certification Board CE Information

Provider
  • VCB 106

Applies To:

  • Virginia Addiction Counselors
    • AAC
    • CADC
    • CAADC
    • CPS
  • Virginia Prevention Specialists
    • APS
  • Virginia Peer Support Specialists
    • CPRS

Our distant learning courses are accepted for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Virginia Certification Board

Initial Requirement

Our courses can be used for initial certification requirements. There is no limit on distant learning courses for initial certification. However please be aware of any content requirements your board may have when selecting CE courses from this site.

We are NOT approved for the 72 hour PRS training.

Renewal Requirements

Unless otherwise noted, all certifications require 3 hours of ethics.

COUNSELOR
CADC – 40 hours relevant to addiction
CCJP – 40 hours relevant to addiction

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
CCS – 6 hours relevant to clinical supervision

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS
CCDP – 40 hours relevant to co-occurring disorders

PREVENTION
CPS – 40 hours relevant to prevention

PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT
CPRS- 20 hours of peer support specific education and 6 in ethics.

All credential require:
Three hours in VCB approved professional ethics and responsibilities as part of the total hours. EXCEPT for the CPRS which requires six (6) hours in ethics.

Acceptable trainings that would meet this requirement include but are not limited to: ethics related to human services, HIPAA, confidentiality, boundaries and mental health law.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by Viriginia Certification Board (#106). CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Virginia Certification Board
298 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone: 804.741.2319
Fax: 717.540.4458
info@vacertboard.org
https://www.vacertboard.org/

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Associate Addiction Counselor

Initial Credential

200 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the AAC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the AAC credential.

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Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

300 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the CADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the CADC credential.

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Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

180 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the CAADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by VCB is applicable to the CAADC 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.

Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

Associate Prevention Specialist

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Initial Credential

100 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

We do not offer the course required for initial certification.

Initial Credential

72 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

Co-occurring, 37.00 CE credit hours

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Supervision, 6.00 CE credit hours

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but rules and regulations sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is ultimately your own responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, board rules, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

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