ICAADA Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant I (CADAC I) is a clinical credential that is recognized only in Indiana.

Requirements to earn your CADAC I credential

Experience
  • 2,000 hours of supervised experience
  • 220 clock hours of intense supervision in the domains may be included in the above 2,000 hours
  • Bachelor’s OR Master’s Degree in Human Services
    – 1,000 hours of supervised experience
    – 220 hours of intense supervision in the core domains may be included in the above 1,000 hours
    – Recovery: 3 years Minimum

ADC Domains

  1. Screening, Assessment, and Engagement 
  2. Treatment Planning, Collaboration, and Referral 
  3. Counseling
  4. Professional and Ethical Responsibilities
Education & Training
  • 180 Clock hours of formal training, i.e., academic courses, on-line CEU’s, conferences, etc. including 6 hours of Ethics & 6 hours HIV 
Exam
Code of Ethics
  • The applicant must sign, and agree to abide by the ICAADA Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant (CADAC) Code of Ethics

ICAADA CADAC Code of Ethics – DOWNLOAD

Residency
  • Candidate must live or work in Indiana at least 51% of the time
Recertification
  • 40 hours of related continuing education earned every two years, including 6 hours of Ethics & 6 hours of HIV
Fees
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: $200
  • Certificatin Fee: $200

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