Connecticut - Distance Learning CAC Training & Certification
About the CAC Certification
The CAC (Certified Addiction Counselor) certification is the credential required to treat alcoholics and drug addicts in the state of Connecticut. Our 360 hour distance learning curriculum meets the standards of the Connecticut Certification Board (CCB) as an.approved CAC curriculum.
|CAC - Provisional Certificate||CAC - Standard Certificate|
|Supervised Work Experience||4,000 hours in an addiction counseling environment||6,000 hours hours in an addiction counseling environment*|
|Work Experience in Counseling Theory||1,350 hours of supervised work experience in the counseling area||2,000 hours of supervised work experience in the counseling area|
|Education||360 hours in addiction counseling specific education||360 hours in addiction counseling specific education|
|Supervised Practical Training||220 hours (minimum 10 hours in each core function)||300 hours (minimum 10 hours in each core function)|
The CAC distance learning training meets the education requirements for both the provisional CAC certificate and the Standard CAC Certificate. To view the details of the ICDS distance learning program, please see the distance learning page.
CAC Training Contact Information & Resources
- For an overview of the distance learning program, please see the distance learning page
- For details about the CAC certification process, visit the Connecticut Certification Board
- To speak with someone from ICDS about the distance learning program, submit a request for contact, or contact the ICDS administrative office: