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Affiliation - IC&RC

Credentialing Board

Credentials Offered

Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) 
(last updated 7.19.17)

298 South Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109


T (717) 540-4455

F (717) 540-4458



Career Steps

  • Associated Addiction Counselor (AAC)

  • Certified Associated Addiction Counselor (CAAC)

  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)

  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)

  • Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)


Specialty Certifications
  • Associated Prevention Specialist (APS)

  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

  • Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

  • Certified Allied Addiction Practitioner (CAAP)

  • Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) – available summer of 2017

  • Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)

The Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) allows unlimited distance learning for both basic and continuing education requirements.  Education requirements range from High School/GED Diploma all the way to a Master’s degree. does have designed curriculum to meet the basic requirements listed under Career Steps above. 


The PCB does publish a Career Ladder to help explain the credentials they offer.  You can download that PDF document by using the following button: 

For your connivence we have posted a PDF document that details each of the basic drug/alcohol credentialing requirements, and our training plan for Pennsylvania.  They can ben downloaded using the following buttons:

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