Chemical Dependency Counselors and Prevention Specialists are
governed by a code of ethics specific to their practice in the
field. It is the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board's responsibility
to ensure that these professionals are complying with and abiding
by these ethical practices.
view the Codes of Ethics, please click on the below links:
Dependency Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics
Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board is authorized under
Ohio Revised Code to issue sanctions against individuals who violate
the code of ethics. These sanctions include a Written Reprimand,
Suspension or Revocation.
determine if an individual has received an ethical sanction please
visit the credential verification link below. If an individual
has an ethical sanction there will be a "YES" in the
"Discipline Action" box.
further details regarding any sanction issued, please contact
our office at 614-387-1110 or email
wishing to report an ethical violation to the Board may do so
by completing an ethics complaint form and submitting it to the
Board office vial mail or fax.
Complaints are reviewed and processed by the Board's Ethics Committee.
The Ethics Committee is comprised of four board members and board
staff. When processing ethics complaints, the Ethics Committee
adheres to the practices outlined in the Disciplinary Action Rule.
or Licensed individual's who have an ethical complaint filed against
them will be notified by the Board and granted an opportunity
to respond to this complaint. If the Board determines that there
has been a violation and decides to seek action against the individual,
the individual is given an opportunity to request a hearing in
this matter. This process is outlined in the Disciplinary Action
wishing to report the impairment of a certified or licensed individual
may do so by submitting a written statement to the board or by
completing an ethics complaint form. The Board investigates and
processes impairment cases by adhering to the Impairment Rule.