Addiction Consultant in Training (ACIT) is an entry level clinical addiction credential for individuals employed in the addiction treatment field, or enrolled as a college student in addiction treatment studies.

CredentialCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant I (CADAC I) w/out Bachelors degreeCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant I (CADAC I) w/Bachelors/Masters degree
Previous EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent certificateBachelor’s OR Master’s degree in a human services field
Training180 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
180 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
Professional experience in Substance Use Treatment field2,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
220 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
1,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
220 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
ResidencyMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in Indiana
ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC Exam
FeesICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification feeICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification fee

CredentialCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) w/out a degreeCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) w/Associates degreeCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) w/Bachelor’s degreeCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) w/Master’s degree
Previous EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent certificateAssociates degree in human servicesBachelor’s degree in human servicesMaster’s Degree in Human services
Training300 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
300 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
300 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
300 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
Professional experience in Substance Use Treatment field6,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
300 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
5,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
250 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
4,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
200 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
2,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
100 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
ResidencyMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in Indiana
ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC Exam
FeesICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification feeICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification feeICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification feeICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification fee

CredentialCertified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant III (CADAC III) Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant IV (CADAC IV) Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant V (CADAC V) 
Previous EducationHold and maintain a non-clinical (Bachelor’s level) license recognized by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing BoardMaster’s Degree in human services related fieldHold and maintain a Master’s level license recognized by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board 
Training90 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
180 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
90 hours of formal education in substance use/mental health, including 6 hours of addiction counselor ethics and 6 hours of HIV education (examples of formal training include: academic courses, in-person/on-line CEU courses, conferences)
Register For Training
Professional experience in Substance Use Treatment fieldVerified by licensure2,000 hours of experience in substance use field;
100 hours of supervision of substance use field experience
Verified by licensure
ResidencyMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in IndianaMust live or work 51% of the time in Indiana
ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC ExamIC&RC ADC Exam
FeesICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification fee ICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification fee ICAADA membership, Exam fee and Certification fee