Certification is granted to addiction counsellors who have met the "standards criteria" set by the Examining Board of the CCPC. The application process provides the opportunity for the applicant to demonstrate adequate skill, knowledge and competence as an addiction counsellor.
Applicants must have a minimum of 4,000 hours of practical experience in the addiction field providing direct, supervised counselling services to clients, utilizing the Core Competencies as defined in the CAC II manual under “Experience”. They must also have 200 hours of Drug & Alcohol specific training as outlined under “Education” in the manual.
Please review the manual below for complete information on the certification.
For application forms and manual see links below or contact CCPC for further details.
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Keeping Your Certification in Good Standing
To keep your certification in good standing you must renew annually at your anniversary date. Certificate holders will receive notification 30 days prior to this date from the CCPC.
|CCPC Consent to Release Form.pdf||87.58 KB|
|CAC II AAC Supervisor Evaluation.pdf||87.68 KB|
|CAC II Manual with Forms.pdf||228.16 KB|
|CAC II Application Form.pdf||101.66 KB|