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The Center for Addiction Studies and Research

The Center for Addiction Studies and Research is an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia accepted distance learning provider of education in the chemical dependency field. Distance learning hours are accepted for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I and CADC II), Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), and Certified Criminal Justice and Prevention Specialist certification and recertification requirements.

 

Educational Requirements

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I & CADC II)
CADC I: High school diploma or equivalency.

CADC II: Bachelor’s degree in a human service or related field.

CADC I & CADC II: Documentation of 270 hours of addiction-specific education. There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

A minimum of six hours of professional ethics education must be documented as part of the educational hours required.

Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)

Masters degree or higher in a human service field with a clinical application.

Documentation of 270 hours of addiction-specific education. There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

A minimum of six hours of professional ethics education must be documented as part of the educational hours required.

Continuing Education Requirements (CADC I and II, CAADC)

Documentation of 40 hours of continuing education every two years. Five of these hours must be in professional ethics.There is no limit on the number of continuing education contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)
Educational Requirements

Applicant must be certified at the reciprocal level as a CADC II, CAADC, CCJP, CCDP or CCDP-D and must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field.

Documentation of thirty (30) hours of education in the following six clinical supervision performance domains, with a minimum of five (5) hours in each domain:
Counselor Development; Professional and Ethical Standards; Program Development and Quality Assurance; Performance Evaluation; Administration; Treatment Knowledge.

There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

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