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    ​Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor 


    60 semester credits (90 quarter credits) Master’s degree or higher in a Human Services counseling field from a regionally accredited college or university.

    39 semester credits (65 quarter credits of alcohol and drug coursework.

    Required courses:
    3 sem cr (5 qtr cr)  must be in the areas below:

    • Medical aspects of chemical dependency (Pharmacology)
    • Addictions Treatment Delivery
    • Ethics that includes alcohol and drug counseling issues.
    • Group counseling
    • Individual counseling 
    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Theories of Counseling 
    • Treatment of co-occurring disorders
    • Family counseling
    • Human Development 
    • Topics in substance related and addictive disorder​
    l. Six (6) semester credits (10 quarter credit) in alcohol and drug internship/practicum or field ​placement.
    3 semester credit 5 quarter credit Graduate Level courses in the following:
    • Personality Development
    • Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorder
    • Psychopathology 
    • Psychotherapy​


    2  years and  2000 hours of supervised experience AFTER  earning a Masters degree or higher. Clinical Hours must include:
    • 1500 face to face client contact hours,
    • 100 of face to face clinical supervision of which (i) 50 hours individual face to face and (ii) 50 hours group face to face clinical supervision.


    ​MAC(Master Addiction Counselor) and Law Test​​