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Approval in California

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

  • AAHCPAD (CA) 24-1460

20 CE credit hours required every year — 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • California Addiction Counselors

CE Learning Systems dba 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
314 West Superior Street, Suite 508
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-727-3940
Telephone: 888-429-3701

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