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Effective today, August 14, 2022 the KCBPP will only be accepting new application or recertification documentations via the new Submission System.  The link to that site is listed below.   You can also pay your recertification and new application fees via a PayPal account on that website. 
The link to the new submission system is:


We encourage you to visit the portal and familiarize yourself with the new system.  Your email and a password will gain your entry.  Click on either new application or recertification and follow steps to filling out your forms, uploading certificates and requesting a supervisor evaluation.  Transcripts will still need to be sent directly to the KCBPP office from your college or university. 
Below you will find links to the Credentialing Certification manual and the IC&RC domains for Prevention Specialist Certification.  Please refer to this manaul and provide justifications for documented trainings with the 6 IC&RC domians in mind.  There are forms to be completed by the applicant and a form that must be completed by your supervising CPS. Please read the detailed instructions carefully.
Sections to be completed by applicant and submitted with a $80.00 application fee.
                  Form I.             General Information
                  Form II.            Work Documentation
                  Form III.           Education                               
                  Form IV.           Training Documentation
                  Form VI.           Code of Ethics
Section to be completed by others include:
                   Form V.            Supervisor Documentation/Evaluation form
You will be relying on your supervisor for completion of Form V, the Supervisor Evaluation form, and it is your responsibility to make sure that this person is aware of the deadline. In Kentucky the KCBPP reviews applications at their January and July board meetings.  Deadlines for receipt of portfolios are December 31 and June 30 Supervisor Evaluations and official college transcripts are to be sent directly to:
434 Crosier Bottom Rd.
Battletown, KY 40104


Completed portfolios will be reviewed and recommendations for Prevention Specialist Certification will be made by the Quality Assurance Committee to the Governing Board of the Kentucky Certification Board for Prevention Professionals, Inc. (KCBPP). The Governing Board is the body that is authorized to award certification based on the recommendations of the Quality Assurance Committee and will make the final decision regarding certification.


Following the review and approval of your portfolio, you will be notified by the KCBPP of the computer based testing registration procedure. A $160.00 non-refundable exam fee must be submitted to the KCBPP office within one month of notification that your portfolio has been approved.  You will receive notification in writing of your test results.
If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact the KCBPP office by email at kcbpp@yahoo.com       
Effective July 1, 2017 IC&RC requires that applicants who fail the IC&RC exam must wait 90 days before retaking the exam.  Prior to this change there was a 60 day required wait period.

The following forms are for your reference only.  The official forms to be filled out for initial applicaion or recertification must be submitted through the Kentucky Prevention Certification Submission System. https://training.kyprevention.org/

Forms checklist sheet

Form I     General Information
Form II    Work Documentation
Form III   Education
Form IV    Training Documentation
Form V    Supervisor Documentation  and Form VA   Supervisor Cover Letter 
Form VI   Code of Ethics
IC&RC Domains
KCBPP Portfolio Credentialing Criteria Manual : this manual will provide you with the detailed instructions you will need to complete the application. 
Additionally, by clicking on the Exam Information tab to the left you can access  links to:
Exam pretest items
IC&RC Candidate guide
Study Resources
Current Kentucky Testing Sites
These resources will be helpful as you study/prepare for the exam.