HHS Region: Region 4 - Southeast
Title: Certified Prevention Specialist
Examination: IC&RC written exam
Educational / Training Requirements:
- Formal Education: BA/BS preferred.
- Training: 150 clock hours in prevention performance domains; 24 hours of these hours must be ATOD specific. 6 hours of Prevention Specific Ethics. Training must be within past 5 years.
Prevention Experience: One year or 2,000 hours paid or volunteer ATOD prevention experience within the past five years.
Prevention Supervision: 120 hours in prevention performance domains.
Certification & Licensing Board: South Carolina Association of Prevention Professionals & Advocates (SCAPPA) http://www.scappaonline.org/