Thank you for your interest in training to becoming a Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT). As a CBHT you will most often assist counselors and therapists by providing critical support services to clients who are receiving drug rehab, substance abuse or mental health treatment in a variety of treatment settings. With this certification you will be taking a huge step forward in your career in the addiction industry. Here at the Academy for Addiction Professionals you’ll learn the skills and knowledge necessary for receiving a designation from the Florida Certification Board (FCB) that will open up doors in the recovery industry.
Following, you’ll find more information on the education requirements to take the CBHT course for certification by the FCB.
Certified Behavioral Health Technician standards for certification
|Degree:||High School Diploma, GED or higher|
|Work Experience:||1, 000 hours of direct experience in behavioral health.|
24 hours which must include a minimum of 4 hours per performance domain. Remaining hours may be met in any performance domain.
|Training:||30 hours of training allocated as follows:• Electives – 10 hours
• Clinical Competence – 8 hours
• Ethics and Professional Conduct – 4 hours
• Documentation & Patient Confidentiality – 4 hours
• Maintaining Client and Personal Safety – 4 hours
To see the exam requirements, click the following link: addiction exam