South Carolina

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)

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