Haymarket Center

CADC Program

                          Enrollment for the 2019 class is currently closed


The next class will begin March 2020 and registration will be open starting in October 2019


The McDermott Learning Center Addiction Counselor Training Program

The McDermott Learning Center Addiction Counselor Training Program (CADC curriculum) is accredited by the Illinois Certification Board (ICB). Students completing the 225 hour program will have fulfilled the educational requirements to become a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) and are ready to take the CADC certification examination offered by the Illinois Certification Board. Upon passing the examination individuals are registered with ICB and are eligible to apply at Haymarket or other eligible sites in order to take part in 150 hours of supervised clinical practical experience as part of the total 300 (150 is Direct Practical Supervision) internship hours required to complete the CADC class requirements. Note: individuals with 2 years (4,000 hours) of paid Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse qualified work experience in the past four years may be eligible for certification after passing the CADC exam.

Classes begin March 19, 2019
Limited available openings
Enrollment is closed and will reopen for the March 2020 class in October 2019
225 Approved Continuing Education Hours
Includes 15 hours of Addiction Treatment Services for Women and/or their Families and 15 hours of Addiction Treatment Services for Adolescents and/or their Families

For More Info and Registration/Tuition Requirements

The 2020 Class Application will be live on October 1, 2019

Contact Ken Cheverko 
Haymarket Center 312-226-7984 ext. 456 or kcheverko@hcenter.org

Faculty: Classes presented by experienced ICB certified instructors, who maintain a passion for enhancing the field of addiction through education and mentorship.

Class: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tues, Wed, and Thu

Begin: March 19, 2019 - Register Early, Class fills up fast!!!

End: September, 2019

Internships: Available

Cost: $2000.00 for full CADC Curriculum (Payment plans available, click on the link above to see the CADC Student Financial Agreement)

Deposit Required: $500 at the time application is submitted. 

Classes will be held:
Haymarket Center
932 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Parking is available in the community. Download the Spot Hero app or the Park Chicago App for parking assistance. 

For questions about refunds and withdrawals at the McDermott Professional Learning Center,
contact Ken Cheverko Haymarket Center 312- 226-7984 ext 456.

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