Illinois - CADC & CRADC

Illinois - CADC & CRADC Distance Learning Training & Certification

There are two certifications in Illinois for individuals seeking a career in drug and alcohol counselor training:

  • CADC - Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor
  • CRADC - Certified Reciprocal Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor

CADC & CRADC

CADC and CRADC Certification Requirements

  CADC CRADC
Education High
School/GED
High
School/GED
Work
Experience
2 years (4,000 hours) 3 years (6,000 hours)
Supervision 150 hours 300 hours
Additional Education 225 hours addiction counseling specific education 300 hours addiction counseling specific education
Test CADC Illinois
Examination
CADC Illinois
Examination and Reciprocal
Examination

CADC/CRADC Contact Information & Resources