Texas Substance Abuse Certification FAQ

How do I know which courses to take?
All initial certification packages come with the appropriate courses to fulfill the required categories for the credential. When purchasing renewal packages you will receive credit to then order 40 hours of courses.

How do I apply for my credential upon completion of all courses?
The link to apply with the Texas Certification Board is: https://www.tcbap.org/page/certification.

When will my courses be available after purchase?
The courses are available immediately after purchase in your Student Center under My Courses.

Is CEU Matrix a Texas Certification Board-approved education provider?

Do I need a degree to apply for a credential in TX?
The ADC and CCJP do not require a degree, the AADC requires a master’s degree.

Are CEU Matrix courses valid for the LCDC initial certification?
The LCDC is administered by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and they no longer approve our courses for the initial LCDC. However, our courses are accepted for renewal of the LCDC credential.

When/how do I receive my certificate of completion?
Your certificate is available for immediate download upon successful completion of a course.