The Prevention Certification Board of NH approves CEU’s toward the Certification Prevention Specialist credential.

All trainings must be approved by the Education Committee by completing the CEU Application

The Education Committee meets once a month. Please submit applications for approval as early as possible prior to the first week of the month in which the event is scheduled. Preferably 2 months prior.

If you are applying for a full conference of workshops, please identify which educational domains apply for each workshop where CEU’s are being applied for.

Educational Domains for CPS Credentials 

  1. Planning & Evaluation
  2. Prevention Education & Service Delivery
  3. Communication
  4. Community Organization
  5. Public Policy & Environmental Change
  6. Professional Growth & Responsibility

Note: For a detailed description of the domains, please refer to the CEU application above.


Ethics: Must be specific to Prevention Ethics and based on the Code of Ethical Standards for the initial certification. Recertification ethics trainings can include any ATOD related ethics workshops. (Please see below for minimum standards on original certification)

Approved by the Prevention Certification Board on 11/04/15

For the Prevention Ethics class required for your original CPS credential, the following standards have been set by the Board on 1.13.11:
Minimal Standards:
Discussion of NH Code of Ethics
Discussion of a decision making model
Definition of “ethics”
How to report ethical violations according to the NH Certification Board
Ethical Dilemmas including, but not limited to, case studies

Recommended Standards (not required):
Stages of moral development- Discussion of how morals develop and change with age
Supervision-Discussion of the importance of supervision/peer support to address any ethical situation a CPS may need to seek guidance about