ADACBGA is a proud member of IC&RC, which protects the public by establishing standards and facilitating reciprocity for the credentialing of addiction-related professionals.
Incorporated in 1981, IC&RC represents 76 Member Boards, including 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, two U.S. territories, and three branches of the U.S. military. Members also include 22 countries and six Native American territories.
We provide competency-based certification that will
quality care for those affected by substance abuse.
Certification is a voluntary process whereby professionals with a special interest in providing treatment to substance abusers and their families may receive recognition for their competency.
Internationally recognized standards
for seven reciprocal credentials:
Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ADC)
Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (AADC)
Clinical Supervisor (CS)
Prevention Specialist (PS)
Certified Criminal Justice Addictions
Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP)
Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDPD)
Uniform minimum standards allow certified professionals to transfer their credentials between IC&RC Member Board jurisdictions.
Member Boards may offer reciprocity to certified or licensed professionals in other jurisdictions and have the authority to set reciprocity requirements for entry to their jurisdiction.