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CAPRC I Certification

ICAADA Certified Peer Addiction Recovery Coach I (CAPRC I) is a credential for individuals who lived through a recovery experience and desire to help peers in addiction recovery. CAPRC I is recognized in Indiana only and by Indiana Recovery Works.

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Skills you need for the CAPRC I credential

  • Advocacy
  • Mentoring and education
  • Recovery and wellness support
  • Ethical responsibility

Requirements to earn your CAPRC I credential

  • Professional experience
    • None required
  • Education
    • High school diploma or jurisdictionally certified high school equivalency
    • 30 hours of training specific to all the skills for advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, and ethical responsibility
  • Examination
  • Code of ethics
    • Applicants must sign the ICAADA peer recovery code of ethics statement affirming that the applicant has read and will abide by the code of ethics
  • Recertification
    • 40 hours of related continuing education earned every two years, including six hours in peer recovery ethics
  • Geographic location
    • You must live or work at least 51-percent of the time in Indiana

CAPRC I online registration

Applications for the CAPRC I credential must demonstrate applicable education or employment as well as pass the IC&RC counselor examination.

→ Start your registration for the CAPRC I credential

→ Renew your CAPRC I credential

Once the CAPRC I exam is passed and your submitted application packet is complete, your CAPRC I certificate will be issued within 60 days.

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