Alabama - AAP, ACAP, CDAP & MLAP Distance Learning Training

Alabama - AAP, ACAP, CDAP & MLAP Distance Learning TrainingThere are 4 credentials in the state of Alabama related to the drug and alcohol counseling field:

  • AAP - Associate Addictions Professional
  • ACAP - Alabama Certified Addictions Professional
  • CDAP - Certified Alcohol & Drug Abuse Professional
  • MLAP - Master's Level Addiction Professional

ICDS offers the required education for the AAP, ACAP, CDAP and MLAP credentials.

AAP

AAP Requirements

Work Experience 1 year (2,000 hours of direct counseling experience)
Supervision 150 hours in the 12 core functions
Previous Education High School Diploma or GED
Additional Education 140 hours addiction counseling specific education
Test Alabama state written exam

ACAP

ACAP Requirements

Work Experience 3 years (6,000 hours) - A Master's degree substitutes one year
Supervision 300 hours
Previous Education High School Diploma or GED
Additional Education 270 hour addiction counseling specific education
Test ICRC written and oral exam

CDAP

CDAP Requirements

Work Experience 3 years (6,000 hours) - A Master's degree in the social services field substitutes two years, a Bachelor's degree substitutes one year
Supervision 300 hours
Previous Education Bachelor’s Degree in a social services field such as psychology, social work, nursing, criminal justice, etc.
Additional Education 270 hour addiction counseling specific education
Test ICRC written and oral exam and submission of a written case presentation

MLAP

MLAP Requirements

Work Experience 3 years (6,000 hours)
Supervision 300 hours
Previous Education Master's degree in a social services field
Additional Education 270 hour addiction counseling specific education
Test ICRC written and oral exam and submission of a written case presentation

AAP, ACAP, CDAP & MLAP Contact Information & Resources