The Florida Certification Board

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The Florida Certification Board  Thursday - April 24, 2014
Providing protection by ensuring quality in the delivery of treatment, prevention, & intervention services to Florida's citizens.

Criminal Justice

The FCB sets the standards for several levels of certification for Criminal Justice Addiction Professionals. The three levels of classification within this category are:

CCJAS - Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Specialist (PDF)

CCJAC - Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Counselor (PDF)

CCJAP - Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional  (PDF)

Eligibility Requirements

Each Criminal Justice Addiction Professional classification has its own educational eligibility requirements. All college/university degrees and hours must be earned through an accredited college/university that is recognized through American Council on Education (DOE). An eligible supervisor (cannot be a spouse) must either have a CCJAP/CAP or or be licensed according to Chapter 458, 459, 490 or 491, Florida Statutes (FL Senate).

Skill Areas

Individuals seeking certification in any of the three Criminal Justice classifications must demonstrate training and supervised practical experience in the following 15 areas:

  1. Offender screening
  2. Offender intake
  3. Case management/treatment
  4. Offender assessment
  5. Offender orientation
  6. System interface
  7. Participant education
  8. Offender monitoring
  9. Referral
  10. Crisis intervention
  11. Consultation
  12. Reports/record keeping
  13. Written communication
  14. Case review/evaluation
  15. Case management services

Florida Specific Exam

This exam measures proficiency in the following areas:

  1. Documentation
  2. Treatment services
  3. Professional responsibility
  4. Screening, intake, and orientation
  5. Prevention services
  6. Criminal justice services
  7. Case management and referral

International Criminal Justice Exam

This exam measures proficiency in the following areas:

  1. Dynamics of addiction and criminal behavior
  2. Legal, ethical and professional responsibility
  3. Screening, intake, assessment
  4. Case management, monitoring and client supervision
  5. Criminal justice system and processes
  6. Counseling











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