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Approval for Addiction Counselors in Missouri

Missouri Credentialing Board

40 credits required; 34 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
See below for more specific information

General Information

Provider #: 101

Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Missouri Substance Abuse Counselors’ Certification Board.

Note: Due to recent changes,the MSAPCB will only accept online hours from agencies that have partnered with them and are listed on our web site. AddictionCounselorCE.com is an approved partner (#101).

CADC
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
180 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

CRADC
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
270 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

CRAADC
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
180 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

RASAC I
Initial Certification
3 contact hours of “Live” ethics training (not from online or home study).

RASAC II
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
90 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
3 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

20 renewal CE credit hours, including 3 live ethics credits, every year by October.

RSAP-P
Initial Certification
3 contact hours of “Live” ethics (not from online or home study).

CCJP
Initial Certification
Depending on your earned degree, the contact hour requirement will change.

Masters Degree:
100 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

Bachelors Degree:
150 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

Associates Degree:
200 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

CCDP
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
200 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
30 addiction specific hours
30 mental health specific hours
140 hours of co-occurring specific hours
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

CCDP-D
Initial Certification
Certification hours that can be homestudy/online courses.
140 Contact Hours of Education to include the following:
6 “Live” ethics hours (not from online or home study)
140 hours of co-occurring specific hours
20 hours obtained within the last 12 months

40 renewal CE credit hours every odd year by October. Thirty-four (34) hours can be distance learning, and 6 hours of must be a live ethics course.

For the full career ladder, please visit http://www.missouricb.com/careerladder.pdf

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC (#410) and many ICRC certification boards. Our courses are endorsed by Missouri Substance Abuse Counselors’ Certification Board. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
Total Credit Requirement: 40 credits required; 34 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Contact Info

MSAPCB
P.O. Box 1250
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1250
573-751-9211 fax: 573-522-2073
info@msapcb.com

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Missouri:

  • Addiction Counselors

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.

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