ICAADA Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant II (CADAC II) is a clinical addiction 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.

Requirements to earn your CADAC II credential

Experience
  • High school diploma or jurisdictional equivalent requires 6,000 hours of supervised work experience in addictions
  • Associate’s degree in a related field requires 5,000 hours of supervised work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field requires 4,000 hours of supervised work experience
  • Master’s degree or higher in a related field requires 2,000 hours of supervised work experience
Education & Training
  • Minimum high school diploma or jurisdictional equivalent
  • 300 hours of addiction-specific education, i.e., academic courses, workshops & conferences, etc.
  • 6 hours of HIV/STI and 6 hours of Ethics
Supervision
  • High school diploma or jurisdictional equivalent requires 300 hours of supervision specific to the CADAC Domains with a minimum of 10 hours in each domain
  • Associate’s degree in a relevant field requires 250 hours of supervision specific to the CADAC Domains with minimum of 10 hours in each domain
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field requires 200 hours of supervision specific to the CADAC Domains with aminimum of 10 hours in each domain
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field requires 100 hours of supervision specific to CADAC Domains with a minimum of 10 hours in each domain

ADC Domains

  1. Screening, Assessment, and Engagement 
  2. Treatment Planning, Collaboration, and Referral 
  3. Counseling 
  4. Professional and Ethical Responsibilities
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 and 6 hours of HIV
Fees
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: $200
  • Certification: $200

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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.