Table of Contents for the October 31, 2022 Renewal Forms For:
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Reciprocal Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRADC), Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRAADC), Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP), Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP), Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (CCDP-D), Certified Gambling Disorders Counselor (CGDC) Missouri Associate Alcohol Drug Counselor II (MAADC II), SATOP Qualified Professional (SQP), SATOP Qualified Professional–REACT (SQP-R), SATOP Qualified Instructor (SQI), SATOP Qualified Instructor-REACT (SQI-R) Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist Certificate (MARS), Missouri Recovery Support Specialist (MRSS), Certified Peer Specialist (CPS), Community Health Worker – Credentialed (CHW-C), Certified Reciprocal Peer Recovery (CRPR), Certified Reciprocal Peer Recovery-L (CRPR-L) Certified Reciprocal Prevention Specialist (CRPS) Batterer Intervention Professional (BIP) and the Missouri Prevention Specialist (MPS).
NOTICE: Check the MCB Professional Search on the MCB web site at www.missouricb.com for your new expiration date(s) to determine if your renewal materials have been reviewed and are complete. If there is a problem with your renewal, it will be addressed to you at the email address you listed on your renewal forms.
PLEASE READ THE RENEWAL INSTRUCTIONS IN THEIR ENTIRETY BEFORE COMPLETING RENEWAL FORMS. THERE ARE DIFFERENT REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONALS RENEWING FOR THE FIRST TIME.
If this is the FIRST time renewing your credential and you have a question on how many contact hours you need to renew, please do the following:
- Refer to the letter the MCB sent you when you received your initial credential.
First time renewal hours are individualized based on the time of year in which you initially received your credential and other credentials held and therefore will vary between credentialed professionals.
All renewals MUST submit a copy of their Ethics Training; however only send in all training certificates if your name was part of the October 2022 Renewal Audit. You can check the MCB website to see if your name was randomly selected for the audit.
PLEASE REFERENCE THE CHART BELOW IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY RENEWED YOUR CREDENTIAL:
- CADC – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CRADC – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CRAADC – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CCJP –40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- MRSS –20 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CPS –20 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CRPR –20 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CRPR-L – 20 total hours; 6 hours ethics
- CHW-C – 20 total hours; 6 hours ethics
- CCDP – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CCDP-D 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- SQP, SQP-R, SQI, SQI-R – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CGDC –14 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- CRPS – 40 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- MARS –6 total MARS hours
- BIP – 36 total hours; 6 ethics hours
- MAADC II—20 hours; 3 ethics hours
- MPS—5 hours; 3 ethics hours
RENEWAL OF YOUR MEDICATION AWARENESS RECOVERY SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE (MARS):
If you hold the Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist, (MARS) certificate and need to renew it by October 31, 2022. Your renewal hours from MARS must come from pharmacology and/or medication awareness recovery education obtained after you obtained your MARS certificate or after October 31, 2020 if you have renewed it before. There is not a renewal fee to renew your MARS certificate if you are also renewing another MCB credential. If you are only renewing a MARS Certificate, the fee is $30.00. The 6 contact hours required to renew your MARS certificate may also be used as part of the education requirement to renew your other MCB credentials at this time.
RENEWING YOUR MISSOURI RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST(MRSS), CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST (CPS), CERTIFIED RECIPROCAL PEER RECOVERY (CRPR), CERTIFIED RECIPROCAL PEER RECOVERY—Legacy (CRPR-L) or Community Health Worker – Credentialed (CHW-C).
If you have renewed before, all renewal hours must be since October 31, 2020. You must submit 20 contact hours of education that relates to the field of behavioral health. Outside education hours may be obtained from workshops, seminars, and online or home study courses from an MCB online or home study provider (see MCB web site under the education box) Please note: 6 of the 20 contact hours must be Ethics.
Outside Education Hours:
Outside education is any continuing education related to one or more of the performance domains such as workshops or seminars presented in a formal classroom setting, applicable college coursework, MCB self-study course, or MCB pre-approved home study or online courses.
Agency In-Service Hours:
An in-service training is any training provided only for the staff in your agency/company. If you are required to provide copies of outside training certificates this renewal period, the in-service form MUST be signed by your supervisor OR you must attach copies of the sign-in sheets for each in-service training listed.