Certifications evaluate the level of education, training, supervision, and competency of professionals with credentials in the field of alcohol and drug abuse.
Certification is the process of evaluating the level of education, training, supervision, and competency of professionals with credentials in the field of alcohol and drug abuse. ICAADA's certification board is in charge of giving certifications to credentialed professionals. Learn more about ICAADA certification.
Save 60 percent on certification fees when you become an ICAADA member. Fees help pay for ICAADA's costs for training, continuing eduction services, and local and statewide advocacy.
- $200 for certification test
- $200 ($500 non-member) for initial 2-year certification
- $200 ($500 non-member) for 2-year certification renewal
Renew your ICAADA certification by contacting a member of our team.
Apply for inactive status by contacting a member of our team.
Lapse of certification
Professionals who allow certifications to lapse must contact a member of our team to file a request to the board for reinstatement. Professionals must prove 40 hours of approved continuing education within the last 24 calendar months.
Professionals working in the human-service field for prevention, treatment, support, care, and advocacy for alcohol and other drug problems may apply for ICAADA's certifications. Those who specialize in alcohol or drug services can be employed in a variety of environments: churches, schools, business and industry, hospital-based inpatient programs, detoxification centers, halfway houses, recovery support, prisons and jails, the courts, homeless shelters, or public and private outpatient clinics. Read more about ICAADA's certification requirements.