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Approval in Connecticut

Connecticut Certification Board

  • Cycle: Renewal every year
  • Total Requirement: 20 credit hours required; All 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Connecticut Addiction Counselors
  • Connecticut Prevention Specialists

Renewal Requirements
All of the required hours can be obtained through AddictionCounselorCE.com

CAC renewal:
1 year renewal: 22 hrs Addiction Specific training including 2 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 44 hrs Addiction Specific training including 4 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 66 hrs Addiction Specific training including 6 hours of ethics

CCJP renewal:
1 year renewal: 24 hrs Addiction Specific training including 4 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 48 hrs Addiction Specific training including 8 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 72 hrs Addiction Specific training including 12 hours of ethics

CPS renewal:
1 year renewal: 20 hrs Prevention Specific training
2 year renewal: 40 hrs Prevention Specific training
3 year renewal: 60 hrs Prevention Specific training

CPRS renewal:
1 year renewal: 10 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 3 hour of ethics
2 year renewal: 20 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 6 hours of ethics
3 year renewal: 30 hrs Peer Recovery Specific training including 9 hours of ethics

SCPG renewal:
1 year renewal: 10 hrs Gambling Specific training
2 year renewal: 20 hrs Gambling Specific training
3 year renewal: 30 hrs Gambling Specific training

Please Note
At least half of the trainings must be CCB-approved. AddictionCounselorCE.com is an approved provider of CCB and all required hours may be earned with us.

Initial Requirements

CAC
300 hours are required, of which 225 may be earned with AddictionCounselorCE
12 hours must be earned in ethics and 6 in problem gambling.

For detailed information on CCB Initial Certification requirements and for other certification types, please visit http://www.ctcertboard.org/certifications

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

Board Contact Info

Connecticut Certification Board
P.O. Box 1609 Meriden, CT 06450
203.440.9595
Fax: 203.621.3111
https://www.ctcertboard.org/

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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!

CCB 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

Connecticut Certification Board
P.O. Box 1609 Meriden, CT 06450
203.440.9595
Fax: 203.621.3111
https://www.ctcertboard.org/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Connecticut:

  • 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.