Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I start first?

The FIRST place to start is  CAC Classes.

You can find our schedule and register for any classes immediately - no pre- requisite requirements needed.

Once you start you classes you can also start with your supervision. 

You can also schedule a FREE addiction counselor strategy session.

Use the BOOK NOW button at the top right.

What  do I need to do to get certified?

The THREE requirements include

substance abuse education, clinical supervision and work experience.  

Please review specifics with each state certifying board/association:   

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association  or

Alcohol and Drug Certification Board of Georgia.

 

Where are the CAC classes located?

Courses are offered with part in-person (zoom classroom) and

part completed in my Online School.

 

How much do the classes cost?

1 day / 1 class: $55.00.

2 days / 2 classes: $105.00

3 months / 6 classes: $310.00

6 months / Full course: $1240 (discounted 45%)

Does payment for my classes expire?

Yes, you have 6 months to take your classes from your date of payment.

What happens if my classes are getting ready to expire? Is there a refund?

No. However, extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by ACTS Consulting.

You can transfer your fee to another person.

 

Is the payment for my classes transferable?

Yes - you can have someone else attend in your place. Y

our class payment will still expire in 6 months unless approval is given by ACTS Consulting

prior to expiration date.

Can I take online classes (independent study)?

Yes. Click here for my Online School of Addiction Studies.

What about college classes. Can those count?

Yes, you can receive credit for college hours, as long as the course content is related to the social services area. You may still need courses required by the board content for your initial certification application.

How will I know if my college classes will count?

We will review the application requirement with you. 

Where can I find a Certified Clinical Supervisor?

I am an approved Certified Clinical Supervisor.

Supervision with me will count toward your initial application for

the GACA or ADACB-Ga certification.

AND Supervision with me will count for the

GACA CAC-I and the ADACB-Ga CADC-I initial and re-certification.

Take a Free Course: How to Become a Certified Addiction Counselor
 

Schedule your Addiction Counselor Strategy Session with me.

Click on the Book Now button above.

Let's Develop your Addiction Counseling Studies Plan