ICAADA credentials assist with beginning, continuing, or advancing a career in behavioral health. ICAADA credentials are highly recognized in Indiana and many offer reciprocity in other states that have an IC & RC affiliate board. Education to assist with obtaining an ICAADA credential can be found at the MHAI Stanley W. DeKemper Training Institute.

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Addiction Consultant in Training (ACIT)

Addiction Consultant in Training (ACIT) is an entry level clinical addiction credential for individuals employed in the addiction treatment field, or enrolled as a college student in addiction treatment studies. 


Board Certified in Problem Gambling (BCPG)

Board Certified in Problem Gambling (BCPG) is a clinical level credential to provide treatment and support for person who may be problem gamblers. This credential is recognized by the Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program for the ‘Lead Gambling Counselor’ required of all IPGAP providers.  Find out more


Board Certified Substance Use Consultant (BCSUD)

Board Certified Substance Use Consultant (BCSUD) credential is in partnership with Indiana University and will be offered for students who complete IU courses related to substance use.


Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant (CADAC) 

Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant (CADAC) credentials are designed to be entry-level, or advanced-level, credentials (depending upon CADAC level) and cover the disciplines of substance use consultation.


Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach (CAPRC)

Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach (CAPRC) credentials are for those who are in personal lived experience of recovery from substance use, mental health or co-occurring disorders who wish to provide recovery support to those seeking/in recovery from substance use issues.



CAPRC-Mental Health
Mental Health (MH) endorsement for the CAPRC credential is to assist the peer recovery coach professional with having additional competencies related to mental health.



CAPRC-Gambling Support
Gambling Support (GS) endorsement for the CAPRC credential is to assist the peer recovery coach professional with having additional competencies related to problem gambling.


Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC)

Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) is a credential for family members, allies, loved ones or others who do not have personal, lived experience of recovery from substance use, mental health or co-occurring disorders.



CARC-Mental Health
Mental Health (MH) endorsement for the CARC credential is to assist the peer recovery coach professional with having additional competencies related to mental health.



CARC-Gambling Support
Gambling Support (GS) endorsement for the CARC credential is to assist the peer recovery coach professional with having additional competencies related to problem gambling.


Certified Co-occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) – Renewals Only

Certified Co-occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) is a clinical credential unavailable to new candidates.


Certified Criminal Justice Specialist (CCJP)

Certified Criminal Justice Specialist (CCJP) is an addiction credential for criminal justice professionals recognized by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and IC&RC affiliated states and countries that offer the IC&RC CCJP credential.


Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

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.


Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) is a credential for prevention professionals recognized by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and IC&RC affiliated states and countries that offer the IC&RC CPS credential.


Certified Supervisor of Peer Recovery (CSPR)

Certified Supervisor of Peer Recovery (CSPR) is a credential for recovery support or clinical professionals who wish to show their competencies related to providing effective and ethical peer recovery support supervision.


Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS)

Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS) is a clinical credential recognized by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction of the Indiana Department of Family and Social Services Administration.