Contact & Location

Moscow

Psychology & Communications Studies

Physical Address:
Student Health Center (832 Ash St.)
2nd Floor & Basement
PHONE: (208) 885-6324
FAX:(208) 885-7710
E-MAIL: seanm@uidaho.edu

HUMAN FACTORS
hfactors@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communications Studies
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043

Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon

ACCBO is an affiliate of the National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors, the National Certification Commission and is a Prevention member Board of the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium on Alcohol and other Drug Abuse.


Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I - CADC I™ 

 

  • 150 Alcohol & Drug Education Hours - All education hours must be accredited or approved by a recognized/approved accreditation body. Education hours must include the topical areas of:
    • Basic Counseling Skills
    • Group Counseling Skills
    • Alcohol & Drugs of Abuse Pharmacology
    • HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment & Risk Reduction
    • Ethics
  • 1,000 Supervised Experience Hours in the Addiction Counselor Competencies - (see CSAT Addiction Counselor Competencies) All hours must be supervised by a qualified clinical supervisor under Oregon Administrative Rule (CADC II or a Licensed Mental Health Professional with 60 A&D Education hours in their personnel file)
  • Letter of Verification - Verifying a minimum of 2 years of sobriety time for those who are recovering from chemical dependence
  • Ethics Agreement (signed and dated)
  • NCAC I National Certification Exam - Passing score on the NCAC I professional psychometric national certification examination from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

Graduate degreed licensed mental health professionals can also access certification directly through NAADAC or its sister organizations NBCC (National Board of Certified Counselors) and CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification).




Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II -

CADC II™

  • A Minimum of an Associates Degree (or equivalency) with a minimum of 300 Alcohol & Drug Education Hours - All education hours must be accredited or approved by a recognized/approved accreditation body. Education hours must include the topical areas of: 
    • Basic Counseling Skills
    • Group Counseling Skills
    • Alcohol & Drugs of Abuse Pharmacology
    • HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment & Risk Reduction
    • Ethics
    • Cultural Diversity
  • 4,000 Supervised Experience Hours in the Addiction Counselor Competencies - (see CSAT Addiction Counselor Competencies) All hours must be supervised by a qualified clinical supervisor under Oregon Administrative Rule (CADC II or a Licensed Mental Health Professional with 60 A&D Education hours in their personnel file).
  • Letter of Verification - Verifying a minimum of 3 years of sobriety time for those who are recovering from chemical dependence.
  • Ethics Agreement (signed and dated)
  • NCAC II National Certification Exam - Passing score on the NCAC II professional psychometric national certification examination from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • NAADAC Case Presentation Examination - Once candidates have passed the NCAC II Written Examination, the counselor will be granted Provisional CADC II certification valid for 1 year. Candidates must successfully complete the Case Presentation Exam within that year.

Graduate degreed licensed mental health professionals can also access certification directly through NAADAC or its sister organizations NBCC (National Board of Certified Counselors) and CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification).



Certified Prevention Specialist - CPS™ 

  • 150 Prevention Education Hours - All education hours must be accredited or approved by a recognized/approved accreditation body. Education hours must include the topical areas of:
    • ATOD Pharmacology
      • Risk Protective Factors
      • ATOD Prevention
      • General Prevention
    • 2,000 Supervised Experience Hours in the Prevention Domains™ (c. ICRC/AODA)

    • 120 Hours of Experiential Learning and Evaluation by a Qualified Prevention Supervisor

    • Letter of Verification - Verifying a minimum of 2 years of sobriety time for those who are recovering from chemical dependence.

    • Ethics Agreement (signed and dated)

    • National Criminal History Check

    • ICRC Prevention Specialist Certification Exam - Passing score on the CPS professional psychometric national certification examination from the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium