Reciprocity Into MCBAP
Addiction professionals certified by an
IC&RC member board who relocate to Michigan may transfer their
credential to MCBAP using the reciprocity process.
To begin certified addiction professionals must contact their
current credentialing board and request a reciprocity application.
Upon completion of the reciprocity application by both the
certified addiction professional and the current credentialing board,
and upon receipt of this information by MCBAP, the certified addiction
professional will then be issued the equivalent credential offered by
Reciprocity Out of MCBAP
Addiction professionals certified by MCBAP
who relocate to another state, country or nation, may transfer their
credential to the new jurisdiction using the reciprocity profess.
This may only be done if the new jurisdiction is an IC&RC
member board, reciprocity to a non-IC&RC member board is not
permitted. Additional requirements may be imposed upon the certified addiction professional
depending on the laws and regulations governing the practice of
addiction related services in the new jurisdiction.
Therefore, certified professionals are strongly encouraged to
contact the IC&RC member board in the new jurisdiction to determine
if any additional requirements must be met.
To begin the process, certified professionals must contact MCBAP
and request a reciprocity application.
Upon completion of the application by both the certified
addiction professional and MCBAP, and upon receipt of this information
by the certification board in the new jurisdiction, the professional
will then be issued the equivalent credential offered in the new
jurisdiction unless laws or regulations governing the practice of
addiction related services in the new jurisdiction must first be met.
As of July 1, 2012; IC&RC will no longer issue certificates for those who hold IC&RC reciprocal credentials. Certificates issued by MCBAP will have the IC&RC reciprocal gold seal. However, if you wish to also have the IC&RC certificate; MCBAP will issue it to you at the cost of $25 per each certificate. Click the link below to download a copy of the order form.