Accepted Credentialing for Addiction Counselors Grandfathering

The Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board will accept all degrees.

The Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board will accept the following credentialing bodies and credentials that are currently approved by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction in lieu of the level II:

International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (IC&RC/AODA)

6402 Arlington Boulevard; Suite 1200
Falls Church, VA 22042-2356
Phone: (703) 294-5827
Fax: (703) 875-8867

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

1001 North Fairfax Street; Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (800) 548-0497
Fax: (800) 377-1136
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
314 West Superior Street; Suite 508
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 727-3940
Fax: (218) 722-0346
Credential: Certified Addictions Specialist

Indiana Counselors Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ICAADA)

1800 North Meridian Street; Suite 507
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 923-8800
Credential: CADAC II, CADAC IV, or CCS

Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals (IAAP), a NAADAC Affiliate

Post Office Box 24167
Indianapolis, IN 46224
Phone: (317) 481-9255
Credential: Indiana Certified Addiction Counselor Level II (ICAC II)

American Society of Addiction Medicine

4601 North Park Avenue
Upper Arcade Suite 101
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4520
Phone: (301) 656-3920
Fax: (301) 656-3815
Credential: Certification in diagnosis and treatment of Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

500 Lake Cook Road; Suite 335
Deerfield, IL 60015-5249
Phone: (847) 945-7900
Fax: (847) 945-1146
Credential: Additional certification of Addiction Psychiatry for persons with Psychiatry certification

American Psychological Association

College of Professional Psychology
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: (202) 336-6100
Fax: (202) 336-5797
Credential: Certificate of proficiency in treatment of alcohol and other psychoactive substance use disorders

Indiana University Northwest

Certificate Program in Drug and Alcohol Counseling
Department of Psychology
3400 Broadway
Raintree, Room 135
Gary, IN 46408
Phone: (219) 980-6680
Fax: (219) 980-6756
Association of Halfway House Alcoholism Programs of North America
401 East Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217) 523-0527
Fax: (317) 698-8234
Indiana University South Bend
Graduate Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Counseling
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
P.O. Box 7111
South Bend, IN 46634
Phone: (574) 520-5466

Indiana University East

Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse
2325 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, IN 47374
Phone: (765) 973-8535

Master Addictions Counselor (of the National Board for Certified Counselor's)

3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403
Phone: (336) 547-0607

Indiana Wesleyan University

Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling
4201 South Washington Street
Marion, IN 46953
Phone: (765) 674-6901


Note for Certifications not Listed:

The Board has created a sub-committee to examine the different certifications requesting to be approved. Applicants may submit applications for review with his/her certification(s) that he/she possesses at anytime or wait until the Board has approved the certification programs. Please check back regularly for updates to this list.