Users' questions

What is ADC certification?

What is ADC certification?

The Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential is IC&RC’s most widely recognized credential. It is the basis of the mandated credential or license in many jurisdictions. The ADC credential is designed to be an entry-level credential and covers the basics of addiction counseling.

How many questions is the ADC exam?

What is the format and length of the ADC exam? All candidates will have 3 hours to complete the computer-based exam which contains a total of 150 multiple-choice questions.

How long do you have to go to school to become a substance abuse counselor?

1. How long does it take to become a substance abuse counselor? After a master’s degree, substance abuse counselors must complete around 3,000 supervised hours, which takes about two years.

What are the duties of an ADC / CASAC counselor?

During the screening process, a critical task that the counselor has is to: Complete a mental status exam. Engage the client’s family in treatment. Develop a treatment plan. Establish rapport with the client. 13.

How to take the ADC / CASAC practice test?

Asking too many questions. Moving too quickly from data collection to treatment planning. Focusing on strengths and weaknesses. Processing the data collected from the client. 4. A female client reports that she has some concerns about the relationship between her husband and her 14-year-old daughter from a previous marriage.

What does CASAC stand for in medical category?

Overview The CASAC is intended for individuals who provide direct clinical care services and substance use disorder counseling, including:

What happens to your application for a CASAC?

When you are eligible to receive your CASAC-Trainee you will be notified. If you are unable to complete all the requirements for a CASAC by the end of the five-year application period, your application (and CASAC-T if issued) will expire. You may submit a new application, with a new fee, but you will not be issued a second CASAC-T.