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Approval in California

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals CE Information

  • CCAPP OS-07-278-0325

50 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 50 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • California Addiction Counselors

Please Note
CAADAC has merged with CAARR to form CCAPP.

Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the CCAPP.

A total of 50 hours of continuing education is required every two years for most CCAPP credentials*. These hours must include six in ethics. Continuing education hours must be earned through a CCAPP approved provider with a current provider number. 10 hours may be earned in “professional development (professional development hours PDHs). PDHs do not have to be earned through CCAPP providers. The 50 hour requirement can be met with all CEH education, or any combination of hours, as long as the PDH portion is NOT MORE THAN 10 HOURS.

Only 8 hours may be completed in one day.

MATS certification – MAT-specific education/training, with: 16 hours medication assisted treatment of opioid use disorders, five hours introduction to psychiatric medications, four hours introduction to alcohol pharmacotherapy, five hours motivation and change

Special Renewal Requirement:
6 hours of ethics CE.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) to provide continuing education materials. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
PO Box 214127,
Sacramento, CA 95821
Phone: (800) 564-5927
Fax: (916) 338-9468

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