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Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals

Important Renewal Information

For links to the ACT and PST online renewal, please refer to the Renewal Information page. All trainees must renew annually.

During the 2023 South Dakota Legislative Session, changes were made to the renewal process for certified addiction counselors, licensed addiction counselors, and certified prevention specialists. These changes go into effect on July 1, 2023. Licensee renewal (CAC, LAC, CPS) will now occur biennially in odd-numbered years. Please refer to the “Licensee Renewal Changes Letter” below for further information.

Licensee Renewal Changes Letter

If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact the Board’s office.

Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals
Jennifer Stalley
Executive Secretary

PO Box 340
1351 N. Harrison Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.224.1721
Fax: 888.425.3032

The board provides a foundation for the continuing development of practitioners in the field as well as the credentialing of alcohol and drug professionals within the generally accepted standards of professionalism and competence using valid and reliable examinations.

Board Members
Amy Hartman, LAC - President - Sioux Falls
Jill Viedt, LAC - Vice President - Pierre
Nicole Bowen, LAC, CPS, - Secretary/Treasurer - Colman
Kara Graveman, LAC, CPS – Spearfish
Kristi Jacobsma, CAC - Sioux Falls
Tiffany Kashas, LAC, CPS - Vermillion
Lynne Hagen, Lay Member - Sioux Falls
Donald McCoy, Lay Member - Brandon
Kelsey Smith, Lay Member - Sturgis

Additional Information
View upcoming board meetings and meeting minutes on the Boards and Commissions portal.

View archived meeting minutes prior to 2015.