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State & International Certification Boards

State & International Certification Boards

Below is an external link to the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center's (ATTC) information on a variety of state, national and international bodies that offer licensing and credentialing for addiction services professionals.

Certification Boards and Information

Other Certification Boards:

Northwest Indian Council on Chemical Dependency
2209 East 32nd Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
206.593.0291

Federal Bureau of Prisons
Drug Abuse Program - Continuing Education Office
320 First Street, N.W. (NALC - Room 401)
Washington, DC 20534
202.514.4492

Southwest Indian Substance Abuse Certification Board
636 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602.254.3247

State/County Boards Using NCC AP Certification Examination(s)

ALABAMA
Alabama Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Certification Board
PO Box 12472
Birmingham, AL 35202
Phone: 205.933.2333
Email: jasonclum@gmail.com
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

ALASKA
Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification
P.O. Box 111350
Anchorage, AK 99511-1350
Phone: 907-332-4333
Fax: 844-330-7491
Email: acbhc@akcertification.org
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

ARIZONA
Substance Abuse Credentialing Committee
State of Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
1400 W. Washington, Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.1882
**** Exam use - Level II and MAC for state regulated credentials.

COLORADO
Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals
PO Box 9384
Denver, CO 80209
Phone: 303.989.9577, ext. 1
**** Exam use - Level II and MAC for state regulated credentials.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
District of Columbia Addiction Professionals Consortium
1325 D Street SE 1st Fl
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202.675.2008
Email: certification@dcaddictionprofessional.org
**** Exam use - Levels I and II (Licensure Board will assume responsibility for credentialing and licensing of SUDs and will use all level of exams.)

District of Columbia Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
Boards of Allied & Behavioral Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202. 724.7332
Fax: 202.727.8471
Web: www.hpla.doh.dc.gov

GEORGIA
Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA)
4015 S. Cobb Drive, Suite 160
Smyrna, GA 30080
Phone: 770.457.2745 
****Exam use- Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

INDIANA
Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals
15792 County Road 36
Goshen, IN 46528
Phone: 260.463.7144
****Exam use - Levels I and II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. (Licensure Board will manage credentials and licensing for state.)

Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
402 W Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

KANSAS
Kansas Association of Addiction Professionals
PO Box 1732
Topeka, KS 66601
Phone: 785.235.2400
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board
712 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785.296.3240
Fax: 785.296.3112

MINNESOTA
Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
2829 University Avenue, SE Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612.617.2178
Fax: 612.617.2187
Web: www.bbht.state.mn.us
****Exam use-licensure

MONTANA
Chemical Dependency Certification
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406.444.4923
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates (state operated board).

NEVADA
Board of Examiners for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors
401 Dayton Valley Rd, Suite B
Dayton, NV 89403
Phone: 775.246.2260
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

NEW MEXICO
New Mexico Counseling & Therapy Board
2550 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505.476.4646 (certification and licensure)
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
PO Box 10126
Raleigh, NC 27605
Phone: 919.832.0975
****Accepts the MAC for Deemed Status

NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners
PO Box 975
Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: 701.255.1439
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

OREGON
The Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon
4506 SE Belmont, Suite 210
Portland, OR 97215
Phone: 503.231.8164
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

PENNSYLVANIA
State Board of Professional Counselors
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105
**** Exam use - Uses MAC exam for licensure

PUERTO RICO
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
PO Box 60327
Bayamon, PR 00960
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

SOUTH CAROLINA
SCAADAC Certification Commission
1215 Anthony Avenue
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.779.0343
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

TENNESSEE
Health Related Board Division
655 Mainstream Dr., 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.741.5735
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) (licensure) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

UTAH
Association of Utah of Substance Abuse Professionals
2919 Granite Hollow Street
Sandy, UT 84092
Phone: 801.733.0200
****Exam use - Levels I and II (state run board) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

Utah Division of Occupational Professional Licensing
160 E 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801.530.6628
Email: doplweb@utah.gov

VIRGINIA
Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
6606 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230-1717
**** Exam use - MAC exam for licensure

WASHINGTON
Washington State Department of Health
CDC Program Administrator
PO Box 47869
Olympia, WA 98504
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. (Current)

Washington State Department of Health Office of Customer Service
310 Israel Rd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501
Mailing Address: PO Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504
Phone : 360.236.4700
Fax : 360.236.4918
Email: jenni.kirner@doh.wa.gov

WYOMING
Occupational Licensing Director
2020 Carey Avenue Suite 201
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307.777.7788
****Exam use - Levels I and II Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

BREINING INSTITUTE
8880 Greenback Lane
Orangevale, CA 95662
Phone: 916.987.2007
****Exam use - Levels I and II

CAARR
Susan Blacksher, Executive Director
Armond Urbano, Director of Education and Training
2400 Marconi Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821
Phone: 916.338.9460
****Exam use - Levels I and II

FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
Mike Nichols – Drug Abuse Program Manager
Federal Bureau of Prisons
320 First Street NW
Washington, DC 20534
Phone: 202.514.4492
**** Exam use - MAC

AMERICAN SAMOA
****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by American Samoa.

ASIA
Asian Centre for Certification and Education
The Colombo Plan
Tay Bian How
No. 31 Wijerama Mawatha Colombo 7 PO Box 596
Sri Lanka
Email: bian.howtay@colomboplan.org
****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by ACCE

Asia Pacific Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals
Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professionals
8/F Tung Wah Mansion, 199-203 Hennessy Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Telephone: (+852) 2827-1408
Fax: (+852) 2877-9559
Email: apaap@tungwah.org.hk
Website: http://apaap.tungwahcsd.org

ICELAND
****Exam use - Levels I and II (country run board) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

SOUTH KOREA
KNAADAC
Rev. Do-Hyueong Kim
282-6 3rd Floor Guro-gu
Seoul, South Korea
****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by South Korea.