Current News & Training Dates


NEWS!! – This just in, the APCB recently approved a change to the Certified Prevention Consultant educational requirements. As of February 28, 2020, those seeking an advanced level certification (recognized in Arkansas only), can initially certify or upgrade if they meet one of the following three criteria:

  1. Have a Bachelor’s degree and 6,000 hours in prevention (3 years); or
  2. Have an Associate’s Degree and 10,000 hours in prevention (5 years); or
  3. Have 14,000 hours in prevention (7 years’ experience).


While the Arkansas Prevention Certification Board has completed their training offerings for the month we have approved additional courses offered by UA Little Rock/MidSOUTH’s Center for Prevention and Training. For additional training opportunities check MidSOUTH’s Course Calendar.