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Approval in California

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders - California Office

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every year
  • Total Requirement: 20 credit hours required; All 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • California Addiction Counselors

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

If you are primarily an addictions specialist, our companion site Addiction Counselor CE may be more appropriate for you. It is specifically focused on the CE needs of addiction counselors and offers a greater quantity and variety of substance abuse-specific courses.

  • 8 hours minimum, addiction-related coursework.
  • 8 hours minimum, TAP 21 curriculum.
  • 4 hours minimum total to include:
    • Provision of services to special populations including at least aging individuals; individuals with co-occurring disorders; individuals with post traumatic stress disorder; individuals with disabilities; diverse populations; individuals with cultural differences, individuals on probation/parole, etc.
    • Ethics
    • Communicable diseases, including tuberculosis, HIV disease and Hepatitis C
    • Prevention of sexual harassment
    • Continuing Education may include other topics related to the field of alcoholism and drug abuse such as residential treatment, driving-under-the-influence, etc.

The Academy will not accept coursework that has been completed more than one year prior to the annual renewal date.

Board Contact Info

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
NATIONAL OFFICE:
314 West Superior Street, Suite 508
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-727-3940
Telephone: 888-429-3701
Fax: 218-722-0346

View More Courses Currently 410 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by AAHCPAD (CA). These are just a few examples!

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Live Webinars with Prominent Experts

CE Learning Systems also offers live webinars for addiction counselors in our new Make An Impact webinar series. Offered through our sister site, CE-Go.com, this series features some of the most well-known speakers in behavioral health today. Recent sessions include:

  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
  • Star Wars, Star Trek, and Harry Potter, Oh My! Helping Clients Heal Through Stories – Janina Scarlet, PhD
  • Helping Clients Maintain Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Through the Storm: Catastrophes and Pandemics – Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
  • COVID-19 Anxiety and Fear: Meeting the Challenges of a Growing Mental Health Pandemic Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • ...and many more to come!
Make An Impact
This was the best presentation I've seen in a very long time. The material was relevant and interesting, and was presented in a manner that made it feel immediately applicable to my work with clients. Loved it. Can't wait to buy the book! – SC, New York

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

AAHCPAD (CA) uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
NATIONAL OFFICE:
314 West Superior Street, Suite 508
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-727-3940
Telephone: 888-429-3701
Fax: 218-722-0346

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in California:

  • Addiction Counselors

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.