Jason Skinner

ASACB Administrator

The Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board is here to help

It is the mission of the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board (ASACB) to adopt standards for qualifying, evaluating and credentialing individuals as substance use professionals and to ensure that consumers receive the highest quality of care from competent addiction professionals.

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Who We Are

The Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board is a private, non-profit board comprised of 15 members that volunteer their time to improve and support the standards, policies and ethics of substance abuse counselors and supervisors across the state of Arkansas. They work tirelessly in their own professions and for Arkansas citizens to provide qualified professionals that will provide treatment using evidence-based practices and research. It is the goal of this Board to ensure that Arkansans receive quality care from competent counselors and professionals so that every person suffering from addiction can have a realistic outcome of recovery and rehabilitation.

MidSOUTH Continuing Education Training: Ethics with Lisa Ray, MS, AADC, CS-D, PR | July 23, 2021

Convenient online registration: www.midsouth.ualr.edu. Click on CLASS REGISTRATION on the upper right of the page. Click on ALL COURSES. Follow the easy registration instructions. There is no charge for this training.

NADCP Rise 21 | August 15-18, 2021

Where: Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center
Address: 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Credit Hours (based on a 60 minute hour): 24.5 (1470 min)
Ethics Hours (based on a 60 minute hour): 4.25 (255 min)


Upcoming & featured ASACB events

We’re dedicated to furthering addiction-focused education in Arkansas. Our members and partner organizations frequently host workshops and trainings, virtual and in-person, throughout the state. For a complete directory of upcoming ASACB events, please view our calendar: