Clinical Evaluation, Treatment Planning, 3. Counseling, 4. Case Management and Referral, 5. Client, Family and Community Education, 6. Documentation, 7. Ethical and Professional Responsibilities, 8. Understanding Addiction/Treatment Knowledge, 9. Application to Practice/Professional Readiness, * *Must include at least 4 hours of HIV-AIDS and 2 hours of Domestic Violence.
Related Work Experience
6,000 hours (approximately 3 years of full-time work) of addiction-specific, professional-level work experience. Eligible experience occurred within the last 10-years. Documentation must be submitted to the FCB by the applicant’s employer(s).
For those professionals, not yet licensed but are in a graduate program, there is the option to take the program and take the CAP exam with 4,000 hours of supervised work experience.
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When you graduate the Substance Abuse Counselor program, you gain the skills that drug treatment centers are looking for:
- Possess minimum work and supervision experience requirements;
- Possess minimum education and training requirements;
- Pass the written exam; and
- Complete minimum continuing education credits annually to maintain a current knowledge base.
Our training program offers the full complement of education hours and content areas that you need to fulfill the training requirements for your certification with the Florida Certification Board