Study Guide and Review Materials

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: 

  • The International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium / Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse

  • NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals

  • The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders

M404 - Getting Ready to Test: A Review and Preparation Manual for Drug and Alcohol Credentialing

REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEWEST IC&RRC EXAM FORMAT - SEPTEMBER 2014 (8th EDITION;  2017) - Hard Copy ONLY

By far our most popular set of review materials!  

This unique, self-guided, 781 page 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.  

This manual is our most comprehensive manual that will help you prepare for either the IC&RC, NAADAC, or NATI 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 four unique sections of materials: Section 1: Basic Addiction Information; Section 2: Core Functions; Section 3: Specialty Information; Section 4: The Testing Process.  

We have updated information in this revision to reflect recent federal studies as well as CDC updates to the latest HIV/AIDS information.  This guide also contains a new chapter on DSM-5 information that will be included when the new test is put in to use.

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

REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE ADVANCED ADC EXAM - 2017 - Hard Copy 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.

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W401 - Getting Ready to Test: The Written Examination

REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEWEST IC&RC EXAM FORMAT - February 2017 - Hard Copy ONLY

 "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 - critical "need-to-know" information when sitting for this exam.

  • Includes information on the structure of the ICRC or NAADAC exams

  • Key information on test taking,

  • Information on how to best prepare for your exam

  • Includes a 75 question sample exam, key, and content review

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O402 - Getting Ready to Test: The Oral Examination

REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEWEST IC&RRC EXAM FORMAT - JULY 2009 - Hard Copy ONLY

A "How to Take the Oral Test" manual.

Includes information on the structure of both the ICRC and NAADAC oral exams, information on writing your case history, and information on how to prepare your answers in advance of the exam.  Updated to include IC&RC scoring information.  Materials also include sample responses to each of the oral exam questions to assist you in preparing your own responses. 

  • Includes information on the structure of both the ICRC and NAADAC oral exams

  • Contains information on methods for preparing your case history

  • Discusses strategies on how to prepare your answers in advance of the exam

  • Includes sample responses to assist you in preparing your own responses

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

REVISED/UPDATED FOR THE NEWEST IC&RRC EXAM FORMAT - AUGUST 2017 - Hard Copy ONLY

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).  Developed for ReadyToTest.com by Dr. David Powell, 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.  

PLEASE NOTE:  Thirty-three test questions on the 150-question clinical supervision center on treatment knowledge, which is NOT included in the content review materials found in the study guide.  We recommend you visit this website and review CSAT’s Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) that focus on this information.  These materials can be found, free of charge, by clicking on the button below:

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T405 - Online Sample Exam

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE WHILE WE REVISE AND UPDATE TO CURRENT FORMAT - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON

Student feedback tells us that sample exam questions prove to be a significant help when preparing for any of the national or state exams required for credentialing.  So we've prepared a 50-question sample online exam to give you a feel for taking the any of the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Written Credentialing Exams. 

 

This test is composed of questions that are similar in construction to the IC&RC, NAADAC, and NATI exams used for the basic drug/alcohol credential.  By taking the exam online you'll get instant results and will be able to review each question on 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.  Though not specific to the other credentials, it can never-the-less provide you with an understanding of the style and format of questions that are asked on any of the exams currently being administered

  • 50-question online sample exam

  • Immediate feedback

  • Provides review page to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses

  • Provides test taking tips to make your exam experience a success

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