Certified Prevention Professional (CPP)
NOTE: As of May 14, 2015, distance learning courses to become a CPP are only for individuals already in the process of completing their CPP course with TARP via distance learning. The only exception requires written approval from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Credentialing Unit. TARP, Inc. continues to offer CPP and CPS curriculums through classroom instruction.
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SECTION I - Knowledge of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse at All Age Levels and Among People of Diverse Backgrounds and Cultures (minimum 85 Clock Hours)
1.1) An Overview of the Twelve Steps and Mutual Aid Groups (3 hours)
SECTION II - Prevention Specific and Related to the Five Performance Domains (Areas of Professional Expertise) (minimum 60 Clock Hours)
2.1) AOD Prevention Counseling for the Criminal Justice Client (12 hours)
SECTION III - Professional Development and Ethical Responsibilities (minimum 45 Clock Hours, including a Minimum of 12 Clock Hours Focused on Individual and Program Ethics
3.1) Addiction Counselors Ethics (7 hours - REQUIRED)
SECTION IV - Prevention Principles and Practicies and the Services Continuum (minimum 60 Clock Hours)
4.1) Addiction: A Family Disease - Counseling for the Significant Other (12 hours)