Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Training

Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Training

Mar. 2nd - Mar. 6th, 2020

9:00am to 5:00pm

1400 E 55th St, Cleveland, OH 44103

30 hours: $150.00

40 hours: $200.00


Payment plan available. Contact Cathy Davis for an invoice.

Course Description:

What is the Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant certification?
The Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) certification was developed by the Ohio Chemical Dependency board to assist individuals in becoming credentialed to work in the addictions field. The CDCA certification is the first step in becoming a certified chemical dependency counselor. It requires 40 hours of chemical dependency specific education in the following areas:

C1 - Theories of addiction (5 hours)
C2 - Counseling procedures & strategies with addicted populations (14 hours)
C3 - Group process & techniques for working with addicted populations (5 hours)
C4 - Assessment & diagnosis of addiction (3 hours)
C8 - Treatment planning (7 hours)
C9 - Legal & ethical issues pertaining to chemical dependency (6 hours)

Individuals with a CDCA certification can work with substance use clients under supervision in a variety of settings including behavioral health agencies, addiction, and treatment centers.

For a complete list of requirements for CDCA Phase I and Phase II of the certification, visit the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board.

Please note: Anyone who is currently on probation or parole will not be able to obtain a license until after their probation/parole has ended. However, individuals are still able to complete the training while on probation/parole

For more information contact:
Cathy Davis
(216) 391-6672 ext 124