Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant I (CADAC I) is a non-clinical level 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

Skills 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 
Examination
Code of Ethics
  • The applicant must sign, and agree to abide by the ICAADA Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant (CADAC) Code of Ethics
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: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400
  • Certification Fee: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400

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