South Carolina CAC I & CAC II Certification Training | Distance Learning

South Carolina - CAC I & CAC II Distance Learning Training & Certification

The CAC I and CAC II credentials are specialized certifications for individuals who treat drug addicts and alcoholics in the state of South Carolina.

  • CAC I - Certified Addictions Counselor I
  • CAC II - Certified Addictions Counselor II

ICDS provides the required education to become a CAC I and part of the required education to become a CAC II.

CAC I & CAC II

CAC I & CAC II Requirements

  CAC I CAC II
Work Experience 2 years (4,000 hours) in an addiction counseling environment 4 years (8,000 hours) in an addiction counseling environment
Degree Bachelor's degree in any area or Associates degree in human services Bachelor's degree in any area or Associates degree in human services
Clinical Supervision 150 hours by a certified addictions professional 150 hours by a certified addictions professional
Additional Education 270 hours addictions specific education 450 hours addiction specifc education
Test Level I written exam and oral exam Level II written exam and oral exam

ICDS Distance Learning counselor training qualifies for up to 350 hours training. The remaining education to achieve the CAC II certification can be accrued after you receive a CAC I certification and while you are completing the 8,000 hours required to become a CAC II. Once 450 education hours has been attained, you're certification can be upgraded.

For more information about the distance learning program, please see the distance learning page.

CAC I & CAC II Contact Information & Resources