Breining Institute credentials are held by addiction professionals in 47 U.S. States and 14 countries.
You may “test-in” by passing comprehensive MATC Exam. Exam and Answer Sheet are both available online. You must pass the exam with at least 70% correct answers. Exam fee is $79 (no charge until you pass the exam). Exam is based upon the material contained within The MAT Counselor: Handbook for Certification of Counselors working in a Medication-Assisted Treatment Setting (may be ordered through Breining Bookstore).
40-hour Education Course
Complete the 40-hour online MATC Course, and the Exam is waived. Based upon The MAT Counselor, the acclaimed training handbook written by some of the foremost authorities in medication-assisted treatment programs from throughout the United States, the 40-hour MAT Counselor Education Course may be completed entirely on-line
No application fee.
No membership dues.
Renewal is every 2 years.
40-hour online MATC Course (successful completion waives exam)
MATC Exam Questions (use only if you are using the “test-in” option)
MATC Answer Sheet (use only if you are using the “test-in” option)
MATC Application (must be submitted by all candidates)