Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
Delaware State University is offering CADC credits through the Psychology Department which will be held evenings and Saturdays for the convenience of working professionals and feature 8-week accelerated courses. The offered trainings will include core areas critical to new providers as well as a variety of special topics to keep more-seasoned providers abreast of the best practices and emerging trends in alcohol and drug counseling.
To be eligible for the International Certification & Reciprocity (IC&RC) Certification Examination, candidates must have:
- 270 hours of education credits (45 credits per course offered)
- 300 hours of supervised work or practicum experience
- Employment hours
- No degree - 3 years (6000 hours; 150 weeks)
- Associate’s degree - 2.5 years needed (5000 hours; 125 weeks)
- Bachelor’s degree - 2 years needed (4000 hours; 100 weeks)
- Master’s degree - 1 year needed (2000 hours; 50 weeks)
- For the certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling (CADC), applicants also must pass the IC&RC examination for alcohol and drug counselors.
- Certification must be renewed every 2 years. Forty hours of recertification credits are required.
- Introduction to Alcohol & Drug Counseling
- Assessment of Alcohol & Drug Addiction
- Alcohol & Drug Counseling II
- Treatment Planning & Relapse Prevention for Alcohol & Drug Addiction
- Professional, Legal & Ethical Responsibilities for Alcohol & Drug Counselors
- Special Topics for Alcohol & Drug Counseling - Topics Vary