ICAADA 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.

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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