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IC&RC Exams

IC&RC Exams -

IC&RC Exams:?? Qualifying exams for MCBAP/IC&RC credentials include??Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC), Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC), Criminal Justice (CCJP), Prevention Specialist (PS), Clinical Supervision (CCS), and?? Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP). Exams may be taken either in written "paper & pencil" or computer-based testing "CBT" form.


Paper & Pencil Testing

"Paper & Pencil" (written) test taking for these exams is currently being offered on the second Friday of March, June, & September in the Lansing, Detroit, and Marquette areas. If there is not enough applicant interest in a location, the test event at a location may be cancelled. You must register at least six (6) weeks in advance of the scheduled testing date. The cost of these exams are noted on the registration application.?? Registration forms MUST be mailed or faxed to MCBAP; forms cannot be submitted electronically at this time. Paying online does not submit form online. (Click here for Written Exam Application Form)


Computer Based Testing (CBT)

Computer-based testing offers candidates more scheduling flexibility and more locations compared to the written exam format.?? Computer-based exams may be scheduled during any months of the year at a network of professional testing centers. You should pre-register at least four weeks in advance. The cost and other details of these exams are noted on the pre-registration application.

CBT registration is completed in two steps. First submit the CBT application form to MCBAP, along with the exam fee. Applicants are then contacted by email to complete registration by selecting a test location, date, and time. Registration forms MUST be mailed or faxed to MCBAP; forms cannot be submitted electronically at this time. Paying online does not submit form online. (Click here for CBT Application Form)

CBT Exam Locations in Michigan:?? (locations are subject to change)

Dearborn ?? ?? ?? ?????? Dowagiac
Gaylord ?? ???????????????????? East Lansing
Mt. Pleasant ?? ???? Sault Ste Marie
Traverse City???????? (no Grand Rapids site at present)


Exam Study Resources

CANDIDATE GUIDES FOR ALL EXAMS are available at Internationalcredentialing.

Study Materials for some exams are available through the Distance Learning Center.
Study Materials for the ADC exam only, are available at Comprehensive Educational Services.
Study Materials for the ADC and Advanced exams are available at Counselorceu.
Study Reference (The Basics) for the CCDP exams is available at Rhondamckillipandthebasics.


Practice Exams

IC&RC now offers online practice exams for the following three examinations: Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC), Clinical Supervisor (CS), and Prevention Specialist (PS). Practice exams for all other examinations will be forthcoming.

Practice exams were developed to mimic IC&RC???s Computer Based Testing platform to enhance a candidate???s preparation experience. Candidates are given 60 minutes to complete the 50 question practice exam. At the completion of each practice exam, candidates are provided with a score report detailing their performance based on the various content areas of the examination.

The cost of each practice exam is a non-refundable $49.00 fee. Retries of the practice exams are not included in the fee. Purchase of practice exams is done through IC&RC.

Practice exams are just one of the many resources available to candidates preparing for their IC&RC examination. For more information on practice exams and other preparation materials, please visit the Exam Preparation page of IC&RC???s website at IC&RC Practice Exam Information


USDOT SAP Exam - The IC&RC network offers US Department of Transportation (USDOT) SAP Exam (required to qualify as a USDOT certified Substance Abuse Professional. The SAP exam is offered on the same dates and locations as the IC&RC Exams. The cost of this exam is $165.00.

Effective December 31, 2003, you cannot be a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) unless you have received qualified training and successfully passed a validated exam. MCBAP/IC&RC administers the SAP exam required to meet the USDOT testing requirement.