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CCS

ICAADA Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) is a clinical credential recognized by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and IC&RC affiliated states and countries that offer the IC&RC CCJP credential.



Have an associate's degree? Register for the CCS credentials

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Have a bachelor's degree? Register for the CCS credentials

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Have a master's degree? Register for the CCS credentials

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Skills you need for the CCS credential

  • Dynamics of addiction and criminal behavior
  • Legal, ethical and professional responsibility
  • Criminal justice system and processes
  • Clinical evaluation: screening and assessment
  • Treatment planning
  • Case management, monitoring and participant supervision
  • Counseling
  • Documentation

Requirements to earn your CCS credential

  • Professional experience
    • 10,000 hours of supervised addiction counseling experience
    • A master’s degree may be substituted for 4,000 hours of experience
    • A bachelor’s degree for 2,000 hours of experience
    • An associates degree for 1,000 hours of experience
    • 4,000 hours of addiction counseling supervision experience and including 200 hours of face to face supervision
  • Education
    • 30 hours of education with four hours in each of the clinical supervision domains
      • Counselor development
      • Professional and ethical standards
      • Program development and quality assurance
      • Performance evaluation
      • Administration
  • Certifications/licenses
    • Applicant must currently hold one or more ICAADA credentials
      • CADAC II
      • CADAC IV
      • CCJP
      • CCDP
      • CCDP-D
      • LAC
      • LCAC
  • 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 of ethics and six hours of HIV/STI training
  • Geographic location
    • You must live or work at least 51-percent of the time in Indiana

CCS online registration

Applicants for the CCS credential must demonstrate applicable education or employment as well as pass the IC&RC CCS examination.

→ Start your registration for the CCS credential if you have an associate's degree

→ Start your registration for the CCS credential if you have a bachelor's degree

→ Start your registration for the CCS credential if you have a master's degree

→ Renew your CCS credential

Once the IC&RC exam is passed and your submitted application packet is complete, your CCS certificate will be issued within 60 days.

Questions? Contact our Team

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