Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor - Level I
- High School Diploma or GED with 3 years (6,000 hours) supervised work experience specific to the AODA domains.
- Associate's degree with 2½ years (5,000 hours) supervised work experience specific to the AODA domains.
- 270 clock hours of alcohol and drug specific education.
- Minimum of 6 hours of Specific Ethics training.
Supervised 150 total clock hours practicum with a minimum of 10 hours in each of 12-Core Functions (Screening, Case Management, Intake, Crisis Intervention, Orientation, Client Education, Consultation, Asessment, Referral, and Treatment Planning.)
None is required for this level of certification.
Code of Ethics
Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement or affirmation statement.