ICAADA Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS) is a treatment level credential for person who wish to have an advanced education, and understanding, of the medications sued to assist with various addictive issues. This credential is recognized by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction of the Indiana Department of Family and Social Services Administration

More specialized skill
Has given me a more specialized skill that I previously lacked in working with the SUD population.
– Danielle

Requirements to earn your MATS credential

  • None required
Education & Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in health/human services recommended
  • 53 hours of ICAADA approved education or training in medication assisted treatment. Approved education for this credential is the MHAI SWD Training Institute 3-day (18 CEU) instructor led MATS course and 35-hours of self-paced distance learning (distance learning is included with purchase of instructor led course ticket). The four MATS performance domains included: pharmacotherapy, recovery support, education and professional responsibility.
  • Applicants must pass the ICAADA MATS exam
Code of Ethics
  • The applicant must sign, and agree to abide by the ICAADA Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS) Code of Ethics
  • Candidate must live or work in Indiana at least 51% of the time
  • 12 hours of medication assisted treatment continuing education earned every two years
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: Member – $125 | Non-member – $250
  • Certification: Member – $100 | Non-member – $200

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