Ethical Code of Conduct PR

Ethical Code of Conduct Peer Recovery

It is the policy of the West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction Professionals to promote and safeguard the quality, effectiveness and competence of Peer Recovery through the insistence of adherence to its Code of Ethics by all WVCBAPP certified Peer Recovery specialists.  

The ethics committee develops and recommends an ethical code of conduct for adoption by the Board of Directors. Currently, the Board has adopted the code of conduct adhered to by the NAADAC/NCC AP National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) Code of Ethics The NCPRSS code of ethics can be found here:

The ethics committee has jurisdiction over all matters of violation and misconduct by WVCBAPP certified peer recovery specialists in the state of West Virginia. It immediately and thoroughly investigates such charges and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for appropriate action.