Reality Check is working to build the NH Addiction Workforce.
You can be a part of the solution. We can help.
Become a NH Addiction Professional:
Certified Prevention Specialist
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Certified Recovery Support Worker
CERTIFIED PREVENTION SPECIALIST (CPS)
Work in schools, organizations, hospitals, and businesses implementing prevention strategies to reduce youth and adult use of substances. Focus is also on changing community environments. Some assistance is available to pay training costs.
Download the Certified Prevention Specialist Certification Manual
Download the Certified Prevention Specialist Matrix
For more information on certification call or visit:
Prevention Certification Board of New Hampshire
PO Box 1088 Manchester, NH 03105
firstname.lastname@example.org or nhpreventcert.org
LICENSED ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR (LADC)
Want to be a treatment counselor?
To become a NH LADC, you will need to:
- verify employment and work experience
- document 300 hours of supervision
- fill out a counselor evaluation form
- get 70 contact hours of education and training
- get a background check
- get personal references
- take an exam
- complete a case study
- Contact the licensing board for more information HERE
- Download the LDAC Application Packet HERE
- Download the LDAC Candidate Guide HERE
The process to become licensed can be challenging.
We are here to make sure you are successful. Questions about requirements - call or email the Licensing Board at email@example.com (603) 271-6761
CERTIFIED RECOVERY SUPPORT WORKER (CRSW)
Requirements: Attend the Recovery Coach Academy, Recovery Ethics, HIV, Suicide, and other trainings, complete 500 hours of coaching, get 25 hours of supervision, and take an exam. CRSW's help people build strong recovery and community connections. Below are pieces of the APPLICATION PACKAGE. Submit to the Board of Licensing as a package.
- Criminal Background Check
- Exam Form & Cover Letter
- CRSW Application
- CRSW Checklist
- CRSW Study Guide
- Code of Ethics
License: $110 Exam $115
Additional information: NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Drug & Other Drug Use Professional