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Approval in Connecticut

Connecticut Certification Board CE Information

Applies To:

  • Connecticut Addiction Counselors
    • CAC
    • AADC
    • CCS
    • SCPG
  • Connecticut Prevention Specialists
    • CPS
  • Connecticut Peer Support Specialists
    • CPRS

Renewal Requirements
All of the required hours can be obtained through AddictionCounselorCE.com

CAC renewal:
1 year renewal: 22 hrs Addiction Specific training including 2 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 44 hrs Addiction Specific training including 4 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 66 hrs Addiction Specific training including 6 hours of ethics

CCJP renewal:
1 year renewal: 24 hrs Addiction Specific training including 4 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 48 hrs Addiction Specific training including 8 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 72 hrs Addiction Specific training including 12 hours of ethics

CPS renewal:
1 year renewal: 20 hrs Prevention Specific training
2 year renewal: 40 hrs Prevention Specific training
3 year renewal: 60 hrs Prevention Specific training

CPRS renewal:
1 year renewal: 10 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 3 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 20 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 6 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 30 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 9 hours of ethics

SCPG renewal:
1 year renewal: 10 hrs Gambling Specific training
2 year renewal: 20 hrs Gambling Specific training
3 year renewal: 30 hrs Gambling Specific training

Please Note

At least half of the trainings must be CCB-approved. AddictionCounselorCE.com is an approved provider of CCB and all required hours may be earned with us.

Initial Requirements

CAC
300 hours are required, of which 225 may be earned with us.
12 hours must be earned in ethics and 6 in problem gambling.

For detailed information on CCB Initial Certification requirements and for other certification types, please visit https://ctcertboard.org/applications-renewals

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

Board Contact Info

Connecticut Certification Board
203-440-9595
Fax: 203.621.3111
https://www.ctcertboard.org

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Certified Addiction Counselor

20 per year and 1 must be CCB approved ethics

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

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Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

20 per year and 2 must be CCB approved ethics.

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

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Certified Clinical Supervisor

3 supervision specific per year.

Credential Renewal

3 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

Specialty Certificate of Competency in Problem Gambling

10 per year that are gambling specific including 1 CCB approved ethics.

Credential Renewal

10 CE credit hours required for renewal.

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

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

Certified Prevention Specialist

20 per year that are prevention specific and 1 must be CCB approved ethics

Credential Renewal

20 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.

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

10 per year specific to peer recovery and 3 must be CCB approved ethics

Credential Renewal

10 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.

Gambling Specific, 0.00 CE credit hours

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

Prevention Specific, 0.00 CE credit hours

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

Peer Recovery Specific, 0.00 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.

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