The ICAADA minimum standards for the Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) reciprocal credential are as follows:
Experience : 4000 hours of co-occurring specific work experience and 2000 hours of documented work experience in treatment in the last ten years. 6000 hours total.
Education : A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in co-occurring disorder (COD) or behavioral science with a clinical application from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation or an international equivalent if degree is from an international institution.
200 total hours are required; of those 140 hours of COD specific training that includes a focus on both substance use and mental disorders. 30 hours of addiction specific training and 30 hours of mental health specific training are required. Six of those hours must be treatment specific ethics training. One hour of education is equal to 50 minutes of continuous instruction.
Supervision :200 hours, at least 20 hours in each of the domains (see below).
Examination :Applicants must pass the IC&RC International Written Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Examination.
Code of Ethics :Applicants must sign a co-occurring specific code of ethics statement or affirmation statement.
Recertification & Fees :40 hours of COD specific continuing education earned every two years. Recertification fees of $100.00
Residency: Applicants must live or work in the state of Indiana 51% of the time.
1. Screening & Assessment
2. Crisis Prevention & Management
3. Treatment & Recovery Planning
5. Management and Coordination of Care
6. Education of the Person, Their Support System & the Community
7. Professional Responsibility