Oregon - Distance Learning CADC I, CADC II, CADC III Training

Oregon - CADC Certification Training

ICDS offers an ACCBO approved curriculum that satisfies the education requirements to become a CADC I, CADC II and CADC III in the state of Oregon.

CADC I, CADC II & CADC III Requirements

The three levels of the CADC credential differ based on degree, education, supervision, and the certification test. Below is a summary of the requirements for each level of certification.

CADC I - Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I - Associate Level

Degree None Required
Education 150 hours addiction counseling education
Supervision 1,000 hours in a counseling environment
Letter of Verification Verification of sobriety of two years
Test NCAC I National Certification Examination

CADC II - Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II - Proficiency Level

Degree Minimum B.A or B.S.*
Education 300 hours addiction counseling education
Supervision 4,000 hours in a counseling environment
Letter of Verification Verification of sobriety of three years
Test NCAC II National Certification Examination
NAADAC Case Presentation Examination

CADC III - Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor III - Master's Level

Degree Minimum Master's Degree
Education 300 hours addiction counseling education
Supervision 6,000 hours in a counseling environment
Letter of Verification Verification of sobriety of three years
Test MAC National Certification Examination
NAADAC Case Presentation Examination
*a minimum of an AA degree, and a combination of academic courses specializing in addiction counseling may also satisfy degree credit/hour requirements

About the CADC Distance Learning Program

For more information about the distance learning program for the 300 hour curriculum, please see the distance learning page.

For more information about the 150 hour curriculum, please submit a request for contact.

Contact Information & Other Resources

  • For specific details about the distance learning program, click here
  • Click here to visit the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon
  • To speak to an ICDS employee about the program, submit a request for contact. or contact the ICDS administrative office:
    (866) 523-2669