Continuing Education for Addiction Counselors in Rhode Island

CE requirements for addiction counselors in RI:

  • All credentials require 3 hours of professional ethics as part of their required hours
  • Courses can be completed online

SAC - 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours substance abuse specific
CADC (formerly ACDP) - 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours substance abuse specific
CAADC (formerly ACDP II) 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours substance abuse specific
CCJP - 40 hours every 2 years, including 15 hours substance abuse specific and 15 hours criminal justice specific
CCS (formerly CDCS) - 6 hours every 2 years in clinical supervisor specific
CCDP - 40 hours every 2 years, including 20 hours co-occurring disorders specific
CCDP Diplomate - 40 hours every 2 years, including 20 hours co-occurring disorders specific
CPS - 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours prevention specific
CPSS - 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours prevention specific CPRS - 20 hours including 6 hours in ethics
CCHW - 20 hours every 2 years relevant to the domains
SAC - 40 hours every 2 years, including 30 hours substance abuse specific
Problem Gambling - 6 hours every 2 years specific to gambling. Must be recertified at the same time as qualifying credential

CE Approvals

The Rhode Island Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals (RIBCCDP) accepts programs from NAADAC approved sponsors. Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.

RI addiction counselors can earn all of their CE credits online through athealth.com.

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State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Rhode Island continuing education regulations, click the button below.

CE Requirements for Rhode Island Addiction Specialists

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jul 5, 2018.

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