Addiction Consultant in Training (ACIT) is an entry level clinical addiction credential for individuals employed in the addiction treatment field, or enrolled as a college student in addiction treatment studies.

Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant I (CADAC I) Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II)
IC&RC ReciprocalNoYes
Previous EducationHigh School Diploma or aboveHigh School Diploma or above
Substance Use Education: formal education in addiction courses180 clock-hours including 6 in addiction counseling ethics, 6 in cultural competency and 6 in HIV education

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300 clock-hours including 6 in addiction counseling ethics, 6 in cultural competency and 6 in HIV education

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Professional Substance Use ExperienceHS or Associates: 2,000 hrs
Bachelors/Masters: 1,000 hrs
HS Diploma: 6,000hrs
Associates: 5,000hrs
Bachelors: 4,000hrs
Masters: 2,000hrs
Supervision Hours220 hoursHS: 300
Associates: 250
Bachelors: 200
Masters: 100
ResidencyLive/work 51% of time in Indiana
References2 professional2 professional
ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC Exam
FeesICAADA membership: $125
Exam Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Certification Fee: $200 member/$400 non-member
ICAADA membership: $125
Exam Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Certification Fee: $200 member/$400 non-member
40 related CEU, including 6 in addiction counseling ethics and 6 in cultural competency every two years40 related CEU, including 6 in addiction counseling ethics and 6 in cultural competency every two years
Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant III (CADAC III)Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant IV (CADAC IV)Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant V (CADAC V)
IC&RC ReciprocalNoYesNo
Previous EducationHold non-clinical bachelors level license through IPLAMasters degree in human services related fieldHold masters level license through IPLA
Substance Use Education: formal education in addiction courses90 clock-hours including 6 in addiction counseling ethics, 6 in cultural competency and 6 in HIV education

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180 clock-hours including 6 in addiction counseling ethics, 6 in cultural competency and 6 in HIV education

Register for Training
90 clock-hours including 6 in addiction counseling ethics, 6 in cultural competency and 6 in HIV education

Register for Training
Professional Substance Use ExperienceVerified by Licensure2,000 hoursVerified by Licensure
Supervision HoursVerified by Licensure100 hoursVerified by Licensure
ResidencyLive/work 51% of time in IndianaLive/work 51% of time in IndianaLive/work 51% of time in Indiana
References2 professional2 professional2 professional
ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC Exam
FeesICAADA membership: $125
Exam Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Certification Fee: $200 member/$400 non
ICAADA membership: $125
Exam Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Certification Fee: $200 member/$400 non
ICAADA membership: $125
Exam Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Certification Fee: $200 member/$400 non
Recertification40 related CEU, including 6 in addiction counseling ethics and 6 in cultural competency every two years40 related CEU, including 6 in addiction counseling ethics and 6 in cultural competency every two years40 related CEU, including 6 in addiction counseling ethics and 6 in cultural competency every two years