Addictions Mental Wellness Certification



The Indigenous Certification Board of Canada grants professional certification to First Nations, Inuit and Metis practitioners working in addictions, mental wellness, community and family support and other non regulated allied occupations.


ICBOC accredits culturally competent, culturally safe education and training that match our certification standards and requirements, and that is developed and delivered by universities, colleges, training organizations and companies, training conferences, and independent trainers.


ICBOC provides information on education and training programs available nationwide in the fields related to its certifications and offers personal guidance on the training needed to satisfy its certification standards and requirements.



New virtual training from Jack Hirose and Associates:  Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions and Mental Health Disorders – November 30 – December 2, 2020 9 internationally renown experts – 18 online courses of 3 hours each – Flexibility to mix &...


LAURA NOONAN, ICBOC’s Administrative Coordinator has been promoted and Assistant Registrar is now part of her title.  In her role as Assistant Registrar, Laura has the added responsibility to administer our certified members’ renewal applications. All questions...

Dr. Deborah Canada

               It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of esteemed Board Member, Dr. Deborah...

COVID-19, a message from ICBOC

March 20, 2020 Greetings to our Members, We just wanted to let you all know that our thoughts and prayers are with you, during this very challenging time. This pandemic increases the challenges that people, families and communities confront when it comes to concerns...

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Jack Hirose and Associates workshops and conference training available in the spring of 2020, provides opportunities to access accredited training. For the complete list of these accredited trainings, please visit...

Brand New Certification Available for Workers in Diabetes

ICBOC is delighted to announce that a brand new certification is now available for workers in diabetes. For more information, just follow the link to On Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the...

About Us

ICBOC is a national Indigenous professional certification body that ensures the recognition and maintenance of indigenous workers occupations related to addictions and mental wellness as well as in other unregulated fields.