Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) is a treatment level credential recognized by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and IC&RC affiliated states and countries which offer the IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential. This credential is considered a billable counseling service credential in Indiana Opioid Treatment Programs (more information can be found here).
Grow professionally and make a livable wage . . .
“I have been able to get my foot in the door as a counselor while I work towards getting licensing through the state. I have been able to grow professionally and make a livable wage while attending school. I am extremely grateful for the CADAC credential.”
Requirements to earn your CADAC II credential
Education & Training
- Minimum high school diploma or jurisdictional equivalent
- 300 hours of education specific to the CADAC skills domains (domains can be found below)
- Six (6) hours of HIV/AIDS and 6 hours of Addiction Counseling Ethics must be included within the 300 total education hours
- Six (6) hours in cultural competency
Domain I: Scientific Principles of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders
Domain II: Evidence-Based Screening and Assessment
Domain III: Evidence-Based Treatment, Counseling, and Referral
Domain IV: Professional, Ethical, and Legal Responsibilities
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Supervision must be provided by person(s) currently holding one, or more, of the following credentials/licensures:
- A licensed behavioral health professional currently practicing in the state of Indiana (LAC, LCAC, LBSW, LSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, HSPP, or Psychiatrist)
- CADAC II or higher through ICAADA
- ICADC or ICAADC through IC&RC
- NCAC II or MAC through NAADAC
Code of Ethics
The CADAC II credential meets the International Credentialing & Reciprocity Consortium requirements for the Alcohol & Counselor( ADC) credential. Please visit IC&RC reciprocity page and learn more about reciprocity and how this credential may be eligible for other IC&RC Member Boards credentials.