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. 

International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)

The Minnesota Certification Board, Inc., located near the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul,  is proud to be the member board in Minnesota for the IC&RC. The IC&RC is a not-for-profit voluntary organization comprised of certifying agencies involved in credentialing or licensing alcohol and other drug counselors, clinical supervisors, prevention specialists, co-occurring disorders professional and criminal justice professionals.

The Minnesota Certification Board, Inc. is proud to be the member board in Minnesota for the IC&RC. The IC&RC is a not-for-profit voluntary organization comprised of certifying agencies involved in credentialing or licensing alcohol and other drug counselors, clinical supervisors, prevention specialists, co-occurring disorders professional and criminal justice professionals.

The IC&RC and its member boards are committed to public protection through the establishment of quality, competency-based certification programs for professional engaged in the prevention and treatment of addictions and related problems.

The IC&RC also promotes the establishment and recognition of minimum standards to provide reciprocity for certified professional.  Individuals who hold IC&RC certifications are able to transfer their credential to any of the IC&RC’s 76 member organizations.

The following MCB certifications are recognized by the IC&RC for reciprocity:

  • Alcohol & Drug Counselor Reciprocal-MN (ADCR-MN)
  • Certified Criminal Justice Professional Reciprocal (CCJPR)
  • Certified Counselor Supervisor Reciprocal (CCSR)
  • Certified Prevention Professional Reciprocal (CPPR)
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP)
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDR-D)

 

Visit the IC&RC website for more information