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Want to become
a credentialed Addiction Counselor in California? Need to
complete a practicum course to meet the basic training requirements?
Do you already have a credential from CAADAC and need continuing
education to renew your credential? Need the required hours for your
LAADC "first" renewal? The following links will
provide you with more information on each of these areas of need.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR
Who do I contact for questions about DLCAS.com?
Our staff can assist you in understanding the credentialing needs in
California, and assist you in choosing the coursework you will need for
CAADAC credentialing. We strongly recommend you first navigate to the
appropriate page from the selections in the left-hand column.
Hopefully this will answer your questions. But if you have additional
questions, need clarification, or want to have any coursework you have
already taken evaluated to see if it will fit any of the credentialing
requirements, use one of the following methods:
- Visit the
- Email Kate Olson
- Fax transcripts
or course certificates for evaluation to us at 603 843-5914 (be
sure to include your name, phone number, and email address)
- Call DLCAS.com
at 866 431-4240
How do I obtain
the required orientation course?
ALL students who are pursuing credentialing in the drug/alcohol field
are now required to obtain 9 hours of orientation training. This
training covers the following areas: ethics; confidentiality; professional
boundaries. DLCAS.com has created a nine-hour course to meet this
requirement. For more information and to order the course