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ReadyToTest.com is pleased to offer the following materials, designed to help you prepare for the written and/or oral exams typically used for drug and alcohol credentialing.  Simply choose the materials which best suit your individual needs. 

ReadyToTest materials are beneficial in helping you prepare for tests administered by the following groups:


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Item #M404 - Getting Ready to Test: A Review and Preparation Manual for Drug and Alcohol Credentialing Examinations
REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEW IC&RC EXAM FORMAT - September 2014 (8th Edition)

By far our most popular set of review materials! 

This unique, self-guided study manual provides our most comprehensive set of materials designed to help refresh and enhance your knowledge on many of the major, need-to-know areas of information required for drug and alcohol written examinations.  Newly revised - this manual is our most comprehensive manual that will help you prepare for the American Academy, IC&RC and NAADAC written exams.  It includes a 150-question sample written exam - designed to make you feel more comfortable with the actual exam as well as to help you focus your study and preparation time.  While the manual cannot guarantee success in passing your exams, it can provide needed resources to assist you in your preparation. 

The manual includes information in the following:  Drugs of Abuse - Basic Pharmacology and Theories; The Role of Counseling - Complete Client Care; Specialty Needs for the Chemical Dependency Counselor (new chapter on DSM-5); The Examination Process: Information on the Written Exam


Item #M404SUP - Getting Ready To Test (M404SUP): A Supplemental Review/Preparation Manual for the IC&RC Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Credentialing Examination

A Supplemental Guide for the Advanced ADC Examination - Revised May 2015 - AVAILABLE IN HARD COPY FORMAT ONLY

The materials in this manual are offered as a supplement to our Getting Ready to Test: A Review/Preparation Manual for Drug and Alcohol Credentialing Examinations and is specifically geared towards content and information related to two additional areas of information (Trauma and MAT) that are not covered in the larger Getting Ready to Test manual.  It also provides information on the differences in test questions found on the advanced exam.

It is NOT designed as a stand-alone product, but rather will expand the information needed for those counselors who are planning to take the Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC) Credentialing Examination offered by IC&RC.  This supplement also includes an all new 50-questions sample examination.

When used with the larger Getting Ready to Test manual, we feel confident that it will assist you in your preparation for the 150-question advanced exam offered by IC&RC.

Cost: $69 (plus shipping and handling) 


Item #W401 - Getting Ready to Test: The Written Examination
REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEWEST IC&RC EXAM FORMAT - March 2015

A "How to Take the Written Test" manual. 

This review manual includes information on the structure of the IC&RC exam (used by most states), information and tips on test taking, and information on how to best prepare for your exam.  It includes a 75-question sample exam,  along with a scoring key and content review to help you determine if there are any areas of weakness that would require additional study/review. It also contains information on the new IC&RC test format, and includes samples of the new clinical knowledge questions.  

Cost: $52 (plus shipping and handling)

(click here to view the table of contents)


Item #Q402 - Getting Ready to Test: The Oral Examination

A "How to Take the Oral Test" manual. 

Includes information on the structure of the IC&RC oral exam (still used by a number of states), information on writing your case history, and information on how to prepare your answers in advance of the exam. 

Materials include sample responses to assist you in preparing your own responses. 

Cost: $52 (plus shipping and handling)

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Item #CS405 - Getting Ready to Test: A Review and Preparation Manual for the Written Clinical Supervisor Examination

More than just a "how to take the exam" - this manual contains more than 100 pages of content review information designed to help counselors who are preparing for the Certified Clinical Supervisor credential (CCS), which is offered by many IC&RC member states.  This unique, self-guided manual is designed to help refresh and enhance your knowledge on many of the major, need-to-know areas of information from the content domains established for the CCS examination.  It includes a 50-question sample written exam, designed to make you feel more comfortable with actual exam.  While the manual cannot guarantee success in passing your exams, it can provide needed resources to assist you in your preparation. 

The manual includes information in the following areas:  Definitions of Clinical Supervision; The Blended Model of Supervision; Clinical Supervision vs. Case Management; Problems and Concerns in Supervision; Traits of an Effective Supervisor; Legal and Ethical Issues.

(click here to view the table of contents)

Cost: $79 (plus shipping and handling)    


ONLINE SAMPLE TESTING

We've prepared a 50-question sample exam to give you a feel for taking your written credentialing exam.  This test is composed of questions that are similar in construction to the ICRC and NAADAC exams.  By taking the exam online you'll get instant results and will be able to review an explanation page that describes the questions, identifies the content area they cover, and points out test taking tips to make your exam experience a success.


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