Examination Process
 

Home
 
Applications and Forms
Audit and CE Tracking
Board Meetings
CD Counselors
Continuing Education
Curriculum Review
Ethics/Enforcement
Examination Process
Gambling Endorsement
Laws & Rules
Licensure Verification
Military Benefits
Minutes
Prevention Professional
Publications
Reciprocity
Renewal
The Board
Contact Us
 

 

COMPLETING THE EXAMINATION PROCESS:

Step One File an Application for licensure/certification and have this application approved. The Board will email you once approved.
Step Two

Once the application is approved, login to the eLicense Portal and pay the $150.00 examination fee.  The Board will pre-register you for the examination and you will receive a username and password via email from the examination provider.

Step Three

Log in to the examination registration system using your assigned username and password and schedule a date, time and location of your choosing for the examination.

Usernames and passwords are only valid for a six month period, so it is important that applicants schedule and take their examination in a timely fashion. Applicants are encouraged to choose their exam date wisely. Fees will be assessed if the applicant reschedules or cancels their examination. Please read the Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy below for further details.

Step Four

Take the examination at your scheduled date, time and location.
Applicants are given 3 hours to complete the examination. Preliminary results of the examination are available to applicants upon completion of the exam and official results are sent to applicants 1-2 weeks following the exam.

Applicants who fail the examination may reschedule the examination by paying another examination fee but will be required to wait 90 days before they are permitted to re-test.

LOCATE A TESTING SITE:

All examinations offered by the Board are computer based and available at a number of regional sites throughout Ohio and our border states. Most exam sites are open Monday - Saturday. For a complete list of computer based testing sites please visit: http://www.isoqualitytesting.com/locations.aspx

CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING POLICY:

If an applicant needs to cancel or reschedule an examination they must contact the Board and pay the appropriate cancellation or rescheduling fees. Applicants who cancel or reschedule an exam at least five days before the exam will be assessed a $25 cancellation/rescheduling fee. Applicants who cancel or reschedule an exam less than five days prior to the exam will forfeit their examination fee.

EXAMINATION WAIVER INSTRUCTIONS:

Individuals who hold a license with an Ohio Board (with a scope to provide AOD services) that is comparable to the license they wish to apply for with the Chemical Dependency Board, may request a waiver of the examination process by completing an EXAMINATION WAIVER FORM and submitting it with a formal application for licensure. A copy of the license must also be provided with the application.

Counselor (ADC) Examination Information


Exam Preparation Material

Candidate’s Guide to the Counselor (ADC) Exam
Online Practice Exam

Prevention (PS) Examination Information


Exam Preparation Material
2014 Candidate's Guide to the Prevention (PS) Exam
Online Practice Exam
Free Study Guide

Clinical Supervisor (CS) Examination Information

Exam Preparation Material
Candidate’s Guide to the Clinical Supervisor (CS) Exam
TIP 52: Clinical Supervision
Online Practice Exam

 
Home