The CPS designation is an entry-level credential for people who provide prevention-related services in the ADDICTION field, only.  CPS applicants must hold a high school diploma, general equivalency degree or higher.

All CPS applicants will automatically earn the IC&RC Prevention Specialist (PS) credential.  Click here for additional information on the IC&RC Prevention Specialist credential.

The CPS is the reciprocal level credential for individuals transferring into Florida with the IC&RC Prevention Specialist credential.

Certification Application Process:

Step 1:  If you do not already have one, you MUST create an online account in the FCB certification system.  Click here to create your free, online account.

Step 2:  Apply for certification from your FCB online account. 

General FCB policies and procedures that apply to all applicants are available here.

Please scroll to the bottom of this page for the CPS-specific standards and all mandatory forms.