The CPS designation is an entry-level credential for individuals who provide prevention-related services in the area of addiction only.  The CPS requires a minimum of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree.

The CPS is the reciprocal level for individuals holding the IC&RC Prevention Specialist (PS) credential.

Please carefully review the Candidate Guide and all mandatory forms before applying for certification.  If you have any questions, please contact the FCB at 850-222-6314.

Policy and Reference Documents:

CPP-CPS Application, Exam and Certification Process and Procedure

Prevention Certification Candidate Guide

CPP & CPS Suggested Training Topics

IC&RC Prevention Specialist (PS) Exam Candidate Guide

Application Portfolio Documents

Hard Copy Application for Certification (9-23-16)

CPS Training Verification Form

CPS Work Verification Form

CPS OTJ Supervision Verification Form (9-14-16)

CPS Recommendation Form