Breining Institute credentials are held by addiction professionals in 47 U.S. States and 14 countries.
3 years general AOD/SUD experience,
1 year experience as an AOD/SUD program supervisor (may be included in general AOD/SUD experience), and
40 hours of documented education in clinical supervisor competencies.
40-hour Education Course
If you complete the Breining online Clinical Supervisor Education Course (CSEC), the PCS Exam is waived. If you complete your 40-hours with another institution, you will need to pass the PCS Exam.
Private-practice / Clinical Supervisor (PCS) Exam
The PCS Exam was developed, reviewed and validated by nationally-recognized subject matter and psychometric experts to test for the necessary skills and knowledge of an addiction professional in private practice and/or working as a clinical supervisor. The PCS Exam is administered daily at over 500 test centers located throughout the United States and Canada.
No application fee.
No membership dues.
Renewal is every 2 years.