DLCAS.com Practicum Course

CCAPP requires those seeking the CADC-I or CADC-II credential to include a practicum experience as part of their training.  Once you have your basic training hours wrapped up, you can then concentrate on this phase of the training.  The Practicum course consists of two parts:

  • PART 1: 

    • Requires documentation of 255 hours of supervised work experience, which students are responsible for locating their own work place for the hours, with a minimum of 21 hours in each of the Twelve Core Functions of Counseling:

      • Screening

      • Intake

      • Orientation

      • Assessment

      • Treatment Planning

      • Counseling

      • Case Management

      • Crisis Intervention

      • Client Education

      • Referral Reports/Record Keeping

      • Consultation with Professionals

      • AND 3 hours of Agency Orientation

  • PART 2:

    • Requires an additional 45 hours of educational training on areas related to clinical practice which our online Practicum course will meet.   

We offer our online Practicum course in two options: our traditional 15-week course, or a fast track equivalent.  To determine which Practicum course you will fit into, and for full details on each option (including how to sign up), please choose the option below that reflects your CURRENT accumulated number of work experience hours:


  • For the student with less than 3,000 work experience hours


  • For the student with at least 3,000 work experience hours or more

If you have additional questions or clarifications, please do not hesitate to give our office a call toll free at 866-431-4240 during regular business hours Monday - Friday 9am-4pm CST or email us at information@dlc.email.