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No, on May 11, 2011, the ICAADA Board voted to drop the case study requirement from the application process.
Reciprocity, networking, support, and training. ICAADA certification is recognized by 44 states and 22 countries, and is widely respected as a mark of distinction in the field of addiction treatment.
40 per two-year period: 20 in addiction specific training and 6 in ethics are a minimum requirement.
As long as the course relates to addictions ICAADA may award 15 CEU’s for every college credit from an accredited institution. Final award is left to the ICAADA board for determination of appropriate training.
The importance of the “Supervised Practicum” is that if your supervisor is not ICAADA certified ICAADA needs to know that the supervisor is qualified to perform your supervision. Social workers, psychologists, mental health therapists with proper credentials are all capable of supervising you, we just need to know what their qualifications are.
ICAADA membership is good for a two year period and is a very cost effective way of networking and staying in contact with other professionals in the field.
While you don’t need both to practice, the main difference between the license and the certification is reciprocity. While the license is good in Indiana, the certification will be good in 44 states and 22 countries.
There is a $10 a month late charge assessed for the first 6 months. After 6 months, we will require a new application and you will be charged the new member fee.
We will not contact your references for you. Give them the forms and have them mail the forms back to us.
You can make payments, but no certificate or membership will be valid until the fees have been paid in full.
You may call in with a credit card or mail in a check with your request, and we will send out an official letter of verification with 3 business days of your request.
Fill out the test registration form located at http://www.icaada.org/images/icaada/docs/icrctestreg.pdf and send it in with your $200 registration fee.
Once you are registered you will receive an e-mail telling you how to schedule yourself and giving you choices of testing locations and times. There is a disclaimer you need to read when you schedule, so the testing company requires that you schedule your own test.
Yes, each time you register for the test the fee is $200.
There is a 60 day waiting period to take the same test over again. You may take a different test within that 60 day time period, however.
If you reschedule there will be a $25 charge. If you re-schedule within 10 business days of the test date there will be a $115 charge. These are charges passed on to us by the testing company and represent no income for ICAADA. If the testing company raises their fees we will pass along the increase to the person re-scheduling their test.
Thorough knowledge of the 12 core functions, good backgrounds in pharmacology, and thorough knowledge of counseling and supervision will help you pass the test. Visit out “Training” page for further resources.