NMCBBHP is offering COMPUTER BASED TESTING for all IC&RC Exams


IC&RC exam are no longer offered via pencil and paper.  CBT is the only option available.

Computer Based Testing information
  • Applicants applying for any of NMCBBHP IC&RC credentials will take their exam using a Computer Based Testing (CBT) process.  Starting in June 2017
  • CBT is administered through ISO-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT)
  • CBT is an on demand process allowing a candidate to take their exam at an approved testing site
  • One location in Farmington, One site in Albuquerque or you can take the exam in surrounding states.
  • All IC&RC exams are 150 questions.
  • Exam that are available through CBT process are Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Clinical Supervisor and Prevention Specialist.
  • All other NMCBBHP examinations (CPSW - Peer Support Worker,  CWF - Wrap Around Facilitator and now the CFPSW - Family Peer Support Worker) remain paper and pencil based exams available on pre-determined dates.  See Examination Dates
  • CBT offers candidates a timely way in which to complete the certification process
  • Candidates can schedule at their convenience and are provided their preliminary exam results immediately up completion of the exam
  • In the event of a failed exam, a candidate may retest after waiting period of 90 days

 

PROCESS TO BE APPROVED TO TEST

  • Once a candidate applies for an IC&RC credential and the application is approved for testing:
    • The candidate provides the NMCBBHP with an exam date, NMCBBHP will pre-register the candidate directly with the testing company
  • If you currently have an ACTIVE application on file with NMCBBHP, you must either send in a written notice with exam payment or email your intent to re-test and make online  exam payment
  • The testing company will email the candidate with instructions to complete the registration process, confirm exam date, time, location of exam and other related details
  • A Special Accommodations form must be completed if you require special accommodations for an exam.  This form must be submitted 60 days prior to candidate’s requested testing date

 

PRACTICE EXAMS AVAILABLE

  • IC&RC now offers online practice exam for the Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Clinical Supervisor and Prevention Specialist
  • The cost of each practice exam is non-refundable $49.00
  • For more information on practice exams and other preparation materials, please visit the Exam Preparation page of IC&RC’s website at IC&RC Practice Exam Information​



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