The McDermott Learning Center Addiction Counselor Training Program

The McDermott Learning Center Addiction Counselor Training Program (CADC curriculum) is accredited by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA). Students graduating from the 225 hour program 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 IAODAPCA that is required to work as a substance abuse/addiction counselor in the State of Illinois. Upon passing the examination individuals are registered with IAODAPCA and are ready to start 150 hours of supervised clinical practical experience required to complete the CADC certification process. 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.

Faculty: Classes presented by experienced IAODAPCA certified degreed 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 Thurs

Begin: March, 2014 - Register Early!!!
End: September, 2014

Internships: Available

Cost: $2000.00 for full CADC Curriculum (Payment plans available)

Classes will be held:
Haymarket Center
22 N. Sangamon Ave.
Chicago, Illinois

Free parking available for all classes

Classes begin March 18, 2014
Limited available openings
Register early !!!
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:

Contact Program Coordinator
Rick Love, MHS, CRADC
Haymarket Center 312-226-7984 ext. 580 or rlove@hcenter.org

For questions about refunds and withdrawals at the McDermott Professional Learning Center,
contact Anna Kuzak, Controller Haymarket Center 312- 226-7985 ext 385.