The Great Plains American Indian Credentialing Board’s (GPAICB) mission is to advocate for quality comprehensive substance abuse and behavioral health services within the Great Plains IHS Service Area.
GPAICB is a member of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). IC&RC promotes public protection by setting standards and developing examinations for the credentialing and licensing of prevention, substance use treatment, and recovery professionals.
Quality and integrity are the foundation of IC&RC’s work. IC&RC’s credentials use the latest research on evidence-based practices. They are updated every five years and subjected to an extensive process of peer review. IC&RC examinations are based on formal Job Analyses, written by subject matter experts, and supported by current references.
Organized in 1981, IC&RC has 78 member certification and licensing boards in 48 U.S. states and territories, four Native American regions, all branches of the U.S. military and 16 international regions. Representing more than 50,000 professionals, IC&RC is the global leader in the credentialing of prevention, substance use treatment, and recovery professionals.
For more information about IC&RC visit their website: International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium