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Why Register as an RADT With CCAPP?

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While you are still obtaining the education, you will need to gain experience to advance in your profession. Becoming a Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT) with CCAPP will give you instant recognition from employers and colleagues. Registering with CCAPP demonstrates your commitment to quality and your goal of becoming CCAPP certified!

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Prerequisite Requirement

9-Hour Orientation

Ethics, Confidentiality, and Boundaries

Before becoming registered, candidates are required to complete a 9-hour orientation course on SUD professional ethics, confidentiality, and boundaries. CCAPP offers this course on our continuing education website or through our partners at ZipMart*. After completing the course, you will need to upload the certificate of completion into your application. Be sure to save all documents for your reference.

*If you choose the ZipMart course, CCAPP cannot assist you with any support you may need about payment, access to the course, or problems of any kind with the course or the ZipMart website. Please direct any concerns with their platform directly to ZipMart, not CCAPP. Their contact email is gabriella.soto@zipedtech.com

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Application Requirements

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Orientation

Completion of an approved nine-hour Orientation Course consisting of ethics, professional boundaries, and confidentiality

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CCAPP Code of Conduct

Signed CCAPP Code of Conduct for Registered Alcohol and Drug Technicians. This is a step in the application.

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State Code of Conduct

Signed DHCS Code of Conduct for Credentialed (including registered) Alcohol and Drug Professionals. This is a step in the application.

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Completed RADT Application

Complete all steps in our online e-application system, called Certemy.  

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Scope of Practice

Agree to and sign the RADT Socpe of Practice. Read it carefully! This is a step in the application.

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Official ID

Upload a copy of your official government ID, such as a driver’s license, passport ID, or State ID. This is a step in the application.

Fees

The RADT application fee is $50. This fee is non-refundable. 

Before You Start

Before opening an application, please read the important information below, application processing times, and Certemy user tips.

Important Notice

Starting May 1, 2019, the RADT renewal application requires proof of completion of a minimum of 45 hours of AOD/SUD college education towards certification each year. This is to assist the applicant in achieving the goal to become certified within the 5-year deadline allowed by the State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) regulations. 

Continuing education hours do not count towards this requirement. Courses must meet the academic content areas and be 45 hours of a primary (college) education which goes towards the 315 hours to be certified.

Important things you need to know about the RADT-I application

    • State of California regulations requires that registrants become certified within five years of issue of registration in order to continue working with clients.
    • As of March 1, 2014, all individuals applying for registration to become drug and alcohol counselors in California must attend an orientation course. Prior to registering with any certifying organization, one must complete a nine-hour orientation course consisting of three hours each of ethics, professional boundaries, and confidentiality approved by the certifying organization issuing the registration.
    • The nine hours of education specified in the orientation course shall not count toward fulfillment of the minimum 315 hours of alcohol and other drug education required to become certified with CCAPP.
    • Applying to be a Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT) does not include Membership; Membership is separate from registration – for more information on becoming a CCAPP Member, please click here.

Application Processing Times

Application processing times can take up to 30 days. All steps in an application must be submitted in full, must be complete, and must be accurate. An application is complete when every step has a green bubble. A green bubble with a white checkmark means CCAPP staff have verified and approved that step. Any step that is rejected will have a red bubble and must be corrected by the applicant. The processing time will be delayed and not resume until the applicant corrects the rejected step and re-submits all/any rejected steps.

Certemy User Tips

    • Do not use multiple email accounts. If you need to change your email address, see below.
    • Do not use your work email address. Accessing your Certemy account if you change jobs will become difficult, especially if you forget your password. Changing your email address is not a simple process and takes time. Avoid delays by using a personal email address.
    • When opening a new application, do not use alternate email accounts if you already have a Certemy account. Re-enter the exact same information (name, email address, password) you submitted for the original application.
    • Email or other profile changes must either be submitted through our [Contact Us] section or relayed to CCAPP personnel directly through a phone call or direct email.
    • Password resets are done through the Certemy login portal with the [Forgot password?] button.
    • Name changes are done in your Certemy account by selecting the [profile details] link from the profile icon on the top right.
    • Be precise in your spelling: your documents are printed according to the information you provide.
    • If you require assistance, use our information request form.

READY TO BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens a new application in Certemy. Log in or create an account after clicking the button.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

ALREADY STARTED YOUR APPLICATION IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens the Certemy login page. Log in now to resume your application.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR RADT APPLICATION

Download a PDF showing step-by-step instructions on how to complete your renewal application.

Attention CCAPP Program Members!!!

Expedited RADT Initial Applications for CCAPP Program Members Only

To help build your team as we come out of the COVID-19 crisis, CCAPP will help get your new registrants registered without waiting for regular processing times. Effective immediately, CCAPP is now offering services to expedite RADT Initial applications for those professionals who work for a CCAPP Program Member.

Applications must be complete (indicated by all green bubbles), and be submitted with a 9-hour certificate from a CCAPP Approved Provider. Professionals will be required to fill out an Expedite Request Form and CCAPP will process their RADT Initial application within two (2) working days. Email form to admin@ccapp.us.

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Renewal Requirements

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Ethics

Completion of an approved 3-hour ethics course consisting of ethics, professional boundaries, and/or confidentiality

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CCAPP Code of Conduct

Signed CCAPP Code of Conduct for Registered Alcohol and Drug Technicians. This is a step in the application.

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State Code of Conduct

Signed DHCS Code of Conduct for Credentialed (including registered) Alcohol and Drug Professionals. This is a step in the application.

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Completed RADT Application

Complete all steps in our online e-application system, called Certemy.  

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Scope of Practice

Agree to and sign the RADT Socpe of Practice. Read it carefully! This is a step in the application.

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College Education

Submit proof of completion of a minimum of 45 hours of AOD/SUD college education towards certification each year. Continuing education hours do not count, it must be 45 hours of primary education that goes towards 315 hours of education to be certified.

Fees

The RADT renewal application fee is $30 every year. This fee is non-refundable. 

Late Renewals

If RADT status expired more than 30 days, the applicant must complete all initial renewal requirements (retake the 9-hour orientation course) and submit with a $30 renewal fee and a $29 late fee = $59

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Starting May 1, 2019, the RADT renewal application requires proof of completion of a minimum of 45 hours of AOD/SUD college education towards certification each year. This is to assist the applicant in achieving the goal to become certified within the 5-year deadline allowed by the State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) regulations. 

Continuing education hours do not count towards this requirement. Courses must meet the academic content areas and be 45 hours of a primary (college) education which goes towards the 315 hours to be certified.

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Important Renewal Information

Renewal of Certification hours – Clarification

Continuing Education: Alcohol/Drug Counseling CCAPP (provider numbers are required)

      • Workshops/seminars: Counseling Skills Basic Courses including at Masters Level may not be used for renewal. Must be given by approved providers with current CCAPP approved provider numbers. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that the workshop has an approved provider number. All documentation must have the approved provider number and be in advanced alcohol/drug skills.
      • Design/Implementation/Presentation of Alcohol/Drug Counseling Topics for an approved CCAPP provider number. (Document by submitting a letter from administrator, supervisor or coordinator of activity starting date, type of activity, hours involved, outline of activities, and sample brochures, handouts, and other educational materials).
      • Initial oral training by Approved ICRC/AODA Supervisors. (Document by submitting a copy of Certificate)
      • Trainers receive 1 hour for preparation for each hour if training and each hour for presentation.

Application Processing Times

Application processing times can take up to 30 days. All steps in an application must be submitted in full, must be complete, and must be accurate. An application is complete when every step has a green bubble. A green bubble with a white checkmark means CCAPP staff have verified and approved that step. Any step that is rejected will have a red bubble and must be corrected by the applicant. The processing time will be delayed and not resume until the applicant corrects the rejected step and re-submits all/any rejected steps.

Certemy User Tips

    • Do not use multiple email accounts. If you need to change your email address, see below.
    • Do not use your work email address. Accessing your Certemy account if you change jobs will become difficult, especially if you forget your password. Changing your email address is not a simple process and takes time. Avoid delays by using a personal email address.
    • When opening a new application, do not use alternate email accounts if you already have a Certemy account. Re-enter the exact same information (name, email address, password) you submitted for the original application.
    • Email or other profile changes must either be submitted through our [Contact Us] section or relayed to CCAPP personnel directly through a phone call or direct email.
    • Password resets are done through the Certemy login portal with the [Forgot password?] button.
    • Name changes are done in your Certemy account by selecting the [profile details] link from the profile icon on the top right.
    • Be precise in your spelling: your documents are printed according to the information you provide.
    • If you require assistance, use our information request form.

READY TO BEGIN YOUR RENEWAL IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens the Certemy login page. Your renewal application is already there waiting for you.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

DONT HAVE A RENEWAL IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens a new RADT renewal in your Certemy account. Be sure you login using your current account.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR RADT APPLICATION

Download a PDF showing step-by-step instructions on how to complete your renewal application.

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Transfer Requirements

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Current Registration

Upload an electronic copy of your current registration with the organization you wish to transfer from.

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CCAPP Code of Conduct

Signed CCAPP Code of Conduct for Registered Alcohol and Drug Technicians. This is a step in the application.

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State Code of Conduct

Signed DHCS Code of Conduct for Credentialed (including registered) Alcohol and Drug Professionals. This is a step in the application.

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Completed RADT Application

Complete all steps in our online e-application system, called Certemy.  

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Scope of Practice

Agree to and sign the RADT Socpe of Practice. Read it carefully! This is a step in the application.

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College Education

Submit proof of completion of a minimum of 45 hours of AOD/SUD college education towards certification each year. Continuing education hours do not count, it must be 45 hours of primary education that goes towards 315 hours of education to be certified.

Fees

The RADT transfer application fee is $45. This fee is non-refundable. 

IMPORTANT

Transferring from one certifying organization to another does not extend your 5-year registry limitation imposed by DHCS.

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Important Transfer Information

*Upon approval, your expiration date will be the same as it currently is with the certifying organization you are transferring from. If you are expired, you will transfer as expired and will need to complete a renewal application.

Application Processing Times

Application processing times can take up to 30 days. All steps in an application must be submitted in full, must be complete, and must be accurate. An application is complete when every step has a green bubble. A green bubble with a white checkmark means CCAPP staff have verified and approved that step. Any step that is rejected will have a red bubble and must be corrected by the applicant. The processing time will be delayed and not resume until the applicant corrects the rejected step and re-submits all/any rejected steps.

Certemy User Tips

    • Do not use multiple email accounts. If you need to change your email address, see below.
    • Do not use your work email address. Accessing your Certemy account if you change jobs will become difficult, especially if you forget your password. Changing your email address is not a simple process and takes time. Avoid delays by using a personal email address.
    • When opening a new application, do not use alternate email accounts if you already have a Certemy account. Re-enter the exact same information (name, email address, password) you submitted for the original application.
    • Email or other profile changes must either be submitted through our [Contact Us] section or relayed to CCAPP personnel directly through a phone call or direct email.
    • Password resets are done through the Certemy login portal with the [Forgot password?] button.
    • Name changes are done in your Certemy account by selecting the [profile details] link from the profile icon on the top right.
    • Be precise in your spelling: your documents are printed according to the information you provide.
    • If you require assistance, use our information request form.

READY TO BEGIN YOUR TRANSFER IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens the Certemy login page. Your renewal application is already there waiting for you.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

READY TO BEGIN YOUR RENEWAL IN CERTEMY?

The link below opens the Certemy login page. Your renewal application is already there waiting for you.

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE!

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR RADT APPLICATION

Download a PDF showing step-by-step instructions on how to complete your renewal application.