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ACCSA has formed a collaborative network to provide world class services in all areas including resources, credentialing, referral, testing and more. If you feel your organization may help us to achieve our goals in education further, please contact us at

Board of Addiction Professionals South Africa 


BAPSA (Board of Addiction Professionals South Africa) is for Addiction Professionals supporting continuous training and education in the addiction field. Members of BAPSA agree to uphold the highest level of ethics, legal and professional responsibilities in the field of addiction in South Africa. Being a member of BAPSA is a statement and commitment to strive for excellence.

ACCSA is a BAPSA approved Education Provider.

NAADAC Association for Addiction Professionals


NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium 


IC&RC is 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 25 countries, 47 states and territories, five Native American regions, and all branches of the U.S. military.

IQT Quality Testing
ISO Quality Testing Inc.


"The mission of Iso-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT) is to provide secure, user-friendly, high quality, reasonably-priced computerized examination delivery services to credentialing bodies, and the candidates which they examine, at available secure and monitored locations around the world."

Canadian Addiction Counsellor Certification Federation


The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) is a not for profit Ontario registered organization that has been in operation for 36 years. The CACCF promotes, certifies and monitors the competency of addiction specific counsellors in Canada using current and effective practices, which are internationally recognized.  We certify thousands of Addiction Counsellors across Canada. The CACCF is Internationally recognized as the gold standard provider in addiction credentialing both in Canada and on the International stage.  We follow best practices related to the issuance of addiction credentialing as clinically researched and confirmed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium. Our mandate is to protect the public. The certifications CACCF issues along with our professional conduct review process provide public protection for counsellors, employers, regulatory agencies, clients and their families

Pennsylvania Certification Board 


PCB is a private, non-profit corporation which offers voluntary credentialing to the substance abuse and other behavioral health professional. PCB implements standards and testing for certification of addiction counselors, prevention specialists, clinical supervisors, case managers, criminal justice addictions professionals, co-occurring disorders professionals, auxiliary professionals, recovery specialists and intervention professionals.

Association for Supportive Counsellors and Holistic Practitioners


The ASCHP is home to community or workplace-based counsellors who work in structured and supervised environments including, but not limited to private Wellness/Counselling Centres or government institutions, schools, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) including Faith Based, Community Based and Not-for-Profit Organisations, the South African Police Service, Counselling Call Centres, Hospitals, Clinics and Support Agencies, Sports Centres, Education and Training facilities, Health and Emergency services and facilities.

ACCSA is now certified by ASCHP as it's preferred provider of education in the addiction counselling domains.

The Cedars Group
The Cedars Treatment Group


Following in the footsteps of the well known Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, ACCSA has partnered with leading treatment provider The Cedars Treatment Group, to provide not only advocacy for addiction treatment, but also education and hands on training for addiction professionals. ACCSA and The Cedars Group will provide internships for learners in combination with their education, ensuring they can receive the benefits of experiential learning while they work towards qualification or certification. The Cedars have multiple facilities across South Africa.


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