Presentation on theme: "The New York Certification Board (NYCB), a project of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP), has as its mission to strengthen."— Presentation transcript:
1 The New York Certification Board (NYCB), a project of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP), has as its mission to strengthen health and human services outcomes and enhance the recovery-oriented skills and capacity of the workforce by providing high quality testing, credentialing, and technical assistance.
2 Who We Are… A diverse group of content area experts from across NYS NYCB Members have expertise in:RecoveryRecovery CoachingRecovery AdvocacyPeer Relationships Supporting RecoveryMembers have expertise and experience in a variety of services sectors including serving on credentialing boards.
3 What are the Benefits of Certification? Certification identifies professionals who are specialists in their field.Certified professionals are recognized by professional affiliations, state, and national legislation.Certified professionals have the opportunity for peer networking and participating in educational events that promote a professional identityCertification increases professionalism in the field.Certification provides a strong basis for employment hiring and professional advancement.The NYCB can negotiate with certification boards in other states for reciprocity or work collaboratively with certification organizations like the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) so that NYCB certification can be recognized in other states.
4 Who Benefits from the Certification? Certification helps assure competent, professional services and continuous quality improvementCertification promotes standards for training and competency that will meet required licensing, accreditation, and third-party payer expectationsCertification provides recognition of competency and a marketable credentialCertification provides a framework to enable the highest professional standards to be established, maintained, and updated.Employers can be confident that their staff members meet minimal requirements for service delivery and paymentConsumers of service can have confidence that the certified worker with whom they are engaged meets minimal/appropriate standards.
5 NYCB Boards and Credentials New York Peer Specialist Certification BoardNew York Recovery Peer Advocate Certification BoardCREDENTIALSCertified Addiction Recovery CoachCertified Recovery Peer AdvocateCertified New York Peer Specialist
6 Questions…For more information, please contact: New York Certification Board (518)