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Approval in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
    Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Rhode Island Addiction Counselors
  • Rhode Island Prevention Specialists

40 hours every 2 years. 40 hours allowed from distant learning.

Initial Certification: Unlimited number of hours of distance learning allowed for initial certification.

Recertification (Continuing Education) requirements vary according to specific credentials. See the Applications Page for more details about your specific certifications.

We are an approved provider of NAADAC, Provider #410.

Board Contact Info

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-5960
[email protected]
https://health.ri.gov/

  • Requirement: Ethics, 3 credit hours

    22 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: Supervision, 6 credit hours

    CDCS only

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: Co-occuring Disorders

    CDP only

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: Prevention, 30 credit hours

    APS – 5 hours only of prevention-specific. CPS and CPSS – 30 hours prevention-specific

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: Gambling, 6 credit hours

    Gambling Endorsement only.

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

View More Courses Currently 410 of our courses are available for addiction counselors and prevention specialists licensed by Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals. These are just a few examples!

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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!

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals 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

Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-5960
[email protected]
https://health.ri.gov/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Rhode Island:

  • 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.