Renewal of Certification is required every two years. Payment should be attached to the renewal application according to current fee structure announced on the application form. Current membership in ICAADA will result in a substantial savings to the individual.
Renewal requires completion of a Renewal Application and documentation of at least 40 clock-hours of FIELD-RELATED education and/or training during the period of certification. You MUST provide proof of CEU's along with your renewal application.
Allowable clock hours of training for renewal of certification:
- Formal Alcohol and Drug Training - provided by independent agencies or institutions with open application policies. 40 clock-hours is allowable in this category.
- Academic Courses - provided by accredited schools and universities. 40 clock-hours allowed in this category.
- Workshops, Conferences, Seminars - such as ICAADA quarterly meetings, ICAADA conventions, AA conventions, AA conventions, etc.
Attendance at association meetings such as: ICAADA Business meetings, ICAADA Board of Directors Meetings, ICAADA Certification Board Meetings, ICAADA Regional Chapter Business Meetings may be used for a maximum of 5 continuing education hours per year regardless of the number of meetings you attend.
If you are an instructor of a workshop you can receive (2) hours preparation time per hour for the original presentation. (i.e. 6 hour workshop= 12 continuing education hours for the original presentation.)