Advanced Alcohol and Drug

Counselor Requirements (AADC)

Certified Clinical Supervisor 

Requirements (CCS)

Certified Prevention Specialist

​Requirements (CPS)

Criminal Justice Addictions Professional

Requirements (CCJP)

Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) or

Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC)

NEW! Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS)

Certification Steps:

​1.) Order the application manual by mailing in $50 to ABCAC and specify appropriate manual.

2.) Complete application manual and send to ABCAC.

3.) Once approved, you can sign up for the appropriate exam. ($225 for CAC, CADAC, AADC, CCS CPS, CCJP, $150 for CPRS)

4.) Take the exam.

​5.) After passing the exam you will receive your credential. The money already paid for the exam and application fee covers the credential for 2 years.

Please contact ABCAC with any questions.


PO Box 3266

Chandler, AZ 85244