Welcome to MHACBO

Grandparenting for QMHAs & QMHPs

  • Grandparenting is ending August 31st, 2019, but all open applications will remain open and available for completion for 6 months after the grandparenting period ends.    
  • ACCBO is now MHACBO, the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon

  • Grandparenting for previously qualified QMHAs & QMHPs begins October 15, 2018 and will end August 31, 2019.  Application for new QMHAs & QMHPs will begin September 1, 2019.

  • To begin the online application process, click the "Certification" Tab

  • If you have any questions, you can call, email, or click the chat window at the bottom right of the page.

  • Our new reception office is located at Lloyd Center, in the 3rd floor professional offices


MHACBO offers a continuum of certifications for Oregon behavioral health workforce.

  • National Computerized Exams
  • Primary Source Verification
  • Registration, Certification, Enumeration


Looking to validate a practitioner's certification? Our searchable online registry makes it easy to verify the status and enumeration of a certified member.  The MHACBO Registry is updated every 24 hours.

Jobs Bulletin Board

The MHACBO Jobs Bulletin Board is Oregon's premier place for behavioral health employment opportunities.

Education Resources

The MHACBO Education Resource calendar contains a searchable database of behavioral health course offerings, and allows instructors to post and manage their course announcements.


Certemy certification software is used in multiple states.  The Certemy online application system allows members to access their file anytime they wish.

Data Reports

MHACBO is a source of valuable information regarding the behavioral health workforce, including: median wages, workforce disparity, educational needs, and data regarding beliefs and attitudes.