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Recertification Options

Professionals have two options to complete the recertification process:

Who We Are

VCB is a private, non-profit corporation which offers voluntary credentialing to substance use, community health and other behavioral health professionals.


VCB implements standards and testing for certification of addiction counselors, prevention specialists, clinical supervisors, peer recovery specialists and community health workers. VCB establishes, safeguards, and monitors certification standards for professionals in the substance use, community health and other behavioral health fields. It advocates for quality, comprehensive services.

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IC&RC Member Board

VCB is a member of IC&RC, the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery professionals. Organized in 1981, it provides standards and examinations to certification and licensing boards in 24 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.