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Approval in Michigan

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
    MCBAP has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Michigan Addiction Counselors
  • Michigan Prevention Specialists

With the exception of the CCS certification, all Michigan Certification’s require 20 credits per year to renew a license and all of those courses may be taken online. The CCS requires 6 credits specific to CCS domains.

CAADC: 186 contact hours required. 130 contact hours may be earned through distant learning. All 186 contact hours must be specific to substance abuse; at least six (6) contact hours must be face-to-face, MCBAP approved professional or treatment ethics. RENEWAL: Forty (40) hours of approved continuing education training is required for a two (2) year certification period or twenty (20) hours of approved continuing education training is required for a one (1) year certification period, since the beginning of your previous certification period with a minimum of 50% specific to substance abuse. (Please check with MCBAP for specific requirements)

CADC: 300 contact hours required. 200 contact hours may be earned through distant learning. At least (180) of the contact hours must be specific to substance abuse and the remaining (120) of the contact hours may be related to substance abuse; at least six (6) contact hours must be face-to-face, MCBAP approved professional or treatment ethics. Please check the MCBAP certification page for course category recommendations.

CCS: 30 contact hours in clinical supervision (with a minimum of 4 hours of MCBAP approved training in each of the following Performance Domains)
1. Counselor Development
2. Professional & Ethical Standards
3. Program Development & Quality Assurance
4. Performance Evaluation & Administration

CPS: 120 hours of education in ATOD prevention. 90 contact hours may be earned through distant learning. At least (24) of the contact hours must be specific to SUD Prevention and the remaining (96) of the contact hours may be related to ATOD Prevention; at least six (6) contact hours of a face-to-face, MCBAP-approved Prevention Ethics training.

CPC-R: 240 hours of education in ATOD prevention. 180 contact hours may be earned through distant learning. At least (48) of the contact hours must be specific to SUD Prevention and the remaining (192) of the contact hours may be related to SUD Prevention; at least six (6) contact hours of a face-to-face, MCBAP-approved Prevention Ethics training.

NOTE: For initial certification, online ethics courses do not fulfill the certification criteria.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by MCBAP, NAADAC (#410) and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals
6639 Centurion Dr Suite 170
Lansing, MI 48917
Phone: (517) 347-0891
[email protected]
http://www.mcbap.com/

  • Requirement: Certified Clinical Supervisor(CCS) renewal, 6 credit hours

    CCS Renewal Information:
    Individuals renewing the CCS certification must submit the appropriate contact hours (20 for Annual or 40 for Biennial) to renew their CAC-II certification, as well as six (6) contact hours relevant to the Clinical Supervision Performance Domains, which may be included in the CAC-II hours.
    Our supervision-related courses are included here for your convenience:

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: CCJP renewal

    Individuals renewing for these credentials must submit forty (40) contact hours for a two (2) year certification and twenty (20) contact hours for a one (1) year certification. Education hours must be from an approved CE provider, such as AddictionCounselorCE.com A minimum of 50% of these hours must be specific to the Criminal Justice Performance Domains. These Domains can be found on the MCBAP site under “Education”.
    Our criminal justice-related courses are included here for your convenience:

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

MCBAP uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals
6639 Centurion Dr Suite 170
Lansing, MI 48917
Phone: (517) 347-0891
[email protected]
http://www.mcbap.com/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Michigan:

  • Addiction Counselors
  • Prevention Specialists

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.