MAKE YOUR PASSION YOUR PROFESSION
I am SO excited you are here!
So you want to be an Addiction Counselor?
You want to give back?
You're excited to start your Addiction Counselor process -
but maybe don't know where to start?
You have landed in the right place,
with the right person.
I mentor recovery minded persons (just like you) to fulfill your passion to become
an addiction counselor. I offer the education, supervision, and guidance to get certified as an addiction counselor.
Since 2008, I have offered education and supervision to hundreds of students
to help them launch into their certified addiction counselor career.
2022 Substance Abuse Education Classes
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October 8, 2022
November 12, 2022
Ethics: Legal, Professional and Ethical Issues for Addiction Counselors
December 3, 2022
Ethics: Addressing Counselor Burn Out and Compassion Fatigue
Empowered Recovery Center
3651 Canton Rd
Marietta GA 30066
9am - 4:30pm
School of Addiction Counseling
We offer different ways to get your classes:
Online School of Addiction Studies
We offer the necessary education and supervision
to apply for
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - T,
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
CADC-I and CADC-II
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Georgia.
All courses are approved by
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification
Board of Georgia,
NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals.
Dr. Sherman not only helped me pass my CADC exam, but I am also not taking any more anxiety medications.
Marcia Loudermilk, CAC
Getting certified increased my salary by one-third.
Your model was very doable for me with working and being a stay at home mom.
Jan Nerud CADC
Classes involved information and how I can use it - I took what I learned to work and then back in supervision we would discuss the results.