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Approval in California

California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators CE Information

  • CAADE CP40 739 H 0226

40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • California Addiction Counselors

Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors as set forth by CAADE. Please note that CAADE will only accept distant learning courses that are 8 credit hours or less.

Certified Addictions Treatment Counselors must obtain 40 hours of continuing education credit hours every 2 years. Nine (9) hours of addiction-specific Laws and Ethics must be included as part of the 40 credit hours every 2 years.

Certified Clinical Supervisors must earn 6 continuing education credit hours specific to Clinical Supervision (if you are also renewing your CATC the 6 CCS hours may applied to the total 40 CE credits).

Board Contact Info

The California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
4195 N. Viking Way Unit 270
Long Beach, CA 90808-1658

Ph: 707-722-2331
Fax: 562-275-3494

Addiction Specific Law & Ethics, 9.00 CE credit hours

CAADE requires that nine (9) continuing education credit hours of addiction specific law and ethics be earned as part of the 40 credit hours required every two years. The following courses are available to help fulfill that requirement.

View All 235 Courses Currently 235 of our courses are available for Addiction Counselors regulated by CAADE. These are just a few examples!

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We do our best keep our information current, but rules and regulations sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is ultimately your own responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, board rules, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

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