Connecticut - Distance Learning CAC Training & Certification

Connecticut - CAC Training & Certification

About the CAC Certification

The CAC (Certified Addiction Counselor) certification is the credential required to treat alcoholics and drug addicts in the state of Connecticut. Our 360 hour distance learning curriculum meets the standards of the Connecticut Certification Board (CCB) as an.approved CAC curriculum.

CAC Requirements

  CAC - Provisional Certificate CAC - Standard Certificate
Supervised Work Experience 4,000 hours in an addiction counseling environment 6,000 hours hours in an addiction counseling environment*
Work Experience in Counseling Theory 1,350 hours of supervised work experience in the counseling area 2,000 hours of supervised work experience in the counseling area
Education 360 hours in addiction counseling specific education 360 hours in addiction counseling specific education
Supervised Practical Training 220 hours (minimum 10 hours in each core function) 300 hours (minimum 10 hours in each core function)
*a Master's degree or above can substitute 2,000 hours work experience

The CAC distance learning training meets the education requirements for both the provisional CAC certificate and the Standard CAC Certificate. To view the details of the ICDS distance learning program, please see the distance learning page.

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