Benefits of Prevention Certification

Become a certified prevention professional or specialist with services from PSCBW. Our certification process helps uphold ethical standards and is required by many employers. We help you get certified by providing the application and testing information you need.

 

Benefits of becoming a CPP
Benefits of becoming an APP

Start a career that allows you to help people in need. The prevention field is expanding and our accreditation gives you a leg up over competitors. It also supports future advancement to becoming a Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP). Associate Prevention Professional (APP) is an entry level certification for students or new professionals who want to enter the field. During the certification process you learn specific prevention skills for programs that focus on alcohol and drug abuse.

The certification serves to:

 

  • Establish professional standards

  • Promote continued professional development

  • Demonstrate your high level of commitment to the field of prevention

  • Increase opportunities for career advancement and/or for increased earnings

 

For more information about obtaining an APP, click here.

Improve your marketability to potential employers by becoming a CPP. Your CPP accreditation allows you to work in organizations that focus on substance abuse and mental health. As a CPP, you are also recognized as an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist (ICPS), one of the fastest-growing credentials in the addiction-related behavioral health care field.

The certification serves to:

 

  • Establish professional standards

  • Attest to an individual's knowledge and skills

  • Assist employers in identifying qualified practitioners

  • Promote continued professional development

  • Demonstrate your high level of commitment to the field of prevention

  • Increase opportunities for career advancement and/or for increased earnings

 

For more information about obtaining a CPP, click here.

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