ADC540: Advanced Addiction Counseling Certification Preparation

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to gain the knowledge and skills to excel as a certified addiction counselor as evidenced by possessing the knowledge necessary to pass the various state and national certification exams. Students will also begin the process of applying for certification in their state and will complete a portfolio outlining in detail the remaining steps to complete in order to become certified.

Note: this course does not automatically lead to certification. It is designed to equip you to lay out a plan for completing the required steps to become certified, but these steps will likely not be completed by the conclusion of this course, and additional steps beyond the course assignments are required.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Develop an individualized study guide to be used in preparing for the certification exam in their state.
  2. Actively pursue placement at an organization to obtain work experience hours.
  3. Develop and begin to implement a plan of action to complete remaining items to achieve certification
  4. Study major areas of theory in preparation for the certification exam.


Course Materials & Tuition

Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets Test Prep Team. (2015). Master Addiction Counselor Exam Practice Questions: MAC Practice Tests & Review for the Master Addiction Counselor Exam. Mometrix Media LLC. $30.03
Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets Test Prep Team. (2013). Master Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets Study Guide: Addiction Counselor Test Review for the Master Addiction Counseling Exam. Mometrix Media LLC. $50.99
Tuition $800.00
Total Cost of Course $881.02