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. View the course catalog at http://athealth.com/course-catalog/

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Rhode Island continuing education regulations, go to https://www.ricertboard.org/sites/default/files/RICB_RecertApplication_0.pdf

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on September 11, 2017