ICAADA Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach I (CAPRC I) is an introductory level credential for those who are in personal lived experience of recovery from substance use, mental health, or co-occurring disorders. This credential is for those who wish to provide recovery support to those seeking/in recovery from substance use issues. This peer recovery support credential is recognized by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and is a billable option through Indiana Medicaid, Indiana Recovery Works and Indiana Problem Gambler Awareness Program

Requirements to earn your CAPRC I credential

  • Personal, lived experience in their own recovery from addiction, mental illness, or co-occurring substance and mental disorders.
Previous Education
  • High school diploma or HSE
Education & Training
  • 30 hours of peer training (CCAR Recovery Coach Academy)
  • 16 hours of Peer Recovery Ethics training 

Skills Domains

  1. Advocacy
  2. Ethical Responsibility
  3. Mentoring and Education
  4. Recovery/Wellness Support
Recovery Time Expectation
  • One year self-attested
  • None
Code of Ethics
  • The applicant must sign, and agree to abide by the ICAADA Certified Peer Addiction Recovery Coach (CAPRC) Code of Ethics
  • Two personal references
  • Candidate must live or work in Indiana at least 51% of the time
  • Non-renewable after 2 years
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: Member – $150 | Non-member – $300
  • Certification: Member – $100 | Non-member – $200

Register for your CAPRC I credential

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