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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 approved distance learning provider of education in the chemical dependency field. Distance learning hours are approved for Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC), Certified Clinical Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CCADC), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), and Criminal Justice and Prevention Specialist certification and recertification requirements.

 

Educational Requirements

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)

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

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 Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CCADC)

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

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.

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