COVID-19 Update

All testing centers within the United States and Canada have closed for a period of 30 days, starting on March 17, 2020 through April 16, 2020.

This is how the change will affect you:

  • All candidate exam sessions scheduled between March 18 and April 16 have been cancelled.
  • Candidates can currently schedule into any open sessions after April 16th.


Although testing at our site has been temporarily suspended, we encourage you to continue to submit your application for processing.  Application processing will continue throughout this time and you will be able to schedule your exam into any open session after April 16th.

As further developments occur we will keep you updated. 

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

The Advanced Alcohol and Drug Conselor Reciprocal - Minnesota (AADCR-MN) credential is intended to be progressive in nature, designed to give individuals initially certified as an ADC-MN or ADCR-MN or licensed in the state of MN as a LADC, the opportunity to advance their credential as they move forward in obtaining an advanced degree and experience in Addiction Counseling. This credential entails an increased knowledge and clinical application in the treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders. This credential holds reciprocity with other IC&RC member boards that offer the Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor credential.