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

Requirements to earn your CADAC V credential

Education & Training

Persons seeking the CADAC V must hold and maintain a Master’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 V certification, or:

  • Minimum of 90 hours of education/training in addictions treatment
  • Six hours of specialized training in HIV/STI and six hours Counseling Ethics training
Code of Ethics
  • The applicant must sign, and agree to abide by the ICAADA Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant (CADAC) Code of Ethics 
  • Candidate must live or work in Indiana at least 51% of the time
  • 40 hours of related continuing education earned every two years, including six hours of ethics and HIV/STI.
  • Membership: $125
  • Exam: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400
  • Certification: Member – $200 | Non-member – $400

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