Credential Overview


EAP experience
Master's degree or above
in an EAP-related field required? 
Credential type
CEAP Yes No Certification
SAP No No Qualification

  Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) Credential

What is it?

  • The only credential that demonstrates knowledge, experience, and expertise across the entire EAP body of knowledge.        

Who is eligible to earn it?

  • Individuals who have work experience in an employee assistance setting.
  • Individuals who complete the required amount of professional development hours (PDHs).
  • Individuals who complete the candidate orientation course.

Where do I begin?


 Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Qualification

What is it?

qualification process that allows individuals to provide SAP services as part of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing programs. Read the DOT/SAP Professional Guidelines.

Who is eligible to earn it?

Where do I begin?