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Approval in California

California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators

  • Provider
    • CAADE CP40 739 H 0223
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
CAADE has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

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

California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators
5230 Clark Ave
Lakewood, CA 90712
(707) 722-2331
[email protected]

After 11/1/2021:
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

View All Courses CAADE accepts individual courses only. Currently 299 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by CAADE. These are just a few examples!

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

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