Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant III (CADAC III) is a non-clinical addiction credential recognized by the Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction. 

Persons seeking the CADAC III must hold and maintain a non-clinical (Bachelor’s level) license recognized by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board must provide documentation of a current CADAC II certification, or:

Requirements to earn your CADAC III credential

Education
  • 40 hours of addiction treatment education/training
  • 6 hours of HIV/STI education/training in addition to 40 hours of addiction treatment education/training
  • 6 hours of counseling/clinical ethics education/training in addition to 40 hours of addiction treatment education/training

Skills Domains

  1. Screening, Assessment, and Engagement
  2. Treatment Planning, Collaboration, and Referral
  3. Counseling
  4. Professional and Ethical Responsibility
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 six hours of Ethics and six hours of HIV/STI 
Fees
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400
  • Certification: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400

Register for your CADAC III credential



Issues with your Certemy account?

Phone No: 866-907-4088