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Approval in Texas

Texas Certification Board CE Information

Provider
  • NAADAC 192243

Applies To:

  • Texas Addiction Counselors
    • AADC
    • ADC
    • CCS
    • CCJP
    • CSC
  • Texas Prevention Specialists
    • APS
    • CPS
    • ACPS
  • Texas Peer Support Specialists
    • PRSS
    • PSS
    • MHPS
    • RSPS

Our distant learning courses are accepted for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.Note: Courses are required to be related to the KSA dimensions.

Renewal
AADC (Advanced Alcohol and Drug counselor) 40 +3 ethics + 3 clinical supervision
ADC (Alcohol and Drug Counselor) 40 hours
CCDS 40 hours
CCS 6 of 40 must be in clinical supervision
CSC (Certified Supervisor Consultant) CCS 6 of 40 must be in clinical supervision.
APS, CPAS and ACPS (Prevention Specialists) 40 hours including 3 of prevention ethics.
PRSS (Peer Recovery Support Specialist) 20 hours including 6 in ethics.

Initial Certification
AADC (Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) 180 total must be SA specific, 6 must be ethics and 6 HIV/AIDS
ADC (Alcohol and Drug Counselor) 270 total-135 must be SA specific, 6 must be ethics and 6 HIV/AIDS

CCS 30 hours of didactic training in supervision, including training in these areas: assessment/evaluation, counselor development,mgmt/admin, prof responsibility
CSC (Certified Supervisor Consultant) CCS 30 hours of didactic training in supervision, including training in these areas: assessment/evaluation, counselor development,mgmt/admin, prof responsibility.

PRSS (Peer Recovery Support Specialist) 46 education hours including at least 10 hours in Advocacy, 10 hours in Mentoring/Education, 10 hours in Recovery/Wellness Support and 16 hours in ethical responsibility.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Texas Certification Board
401 Ranch Rd 620 S #310
Lakeway, TX 78734
(512) 708-0629
Phone: (512) 708-0629
https://www.tcbap.org/

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Initial Credential

180 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the AADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the AADC credential.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor

Initial Credential

300 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the ADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the ADC credential.

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Certified Clinical Supervisor

Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the CCS credential.

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Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional

Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the CCJP credential.

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Certified Supervisor Consultant

Initial Credential

30 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the CSC credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the CSC credential.

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Associate Prevention Specialist

Initial Credential

120 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the APS credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the APS 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 TCBAP is applicable to the CPS credential.

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Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

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Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist

Credential Renewal

40 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the ACPS credential.

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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Initial Credential

46 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the PRSS credential.

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Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the PRSS credential.

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Peer Supervisor Specialist

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the PSS credential.

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Mental Health Peer Specialist

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the MHPS credential.

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Recovery Support Peer Specialist

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

Any course accepted by TCBAP is applicable to the RSPS credential.

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