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Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program Offered at CCM

Information Session Takes Place September 13

Interested in a new career focused on helping others?  Starting this fall, students can enroll in the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling (CADC) program at County College of Morris, which is an approved education training provider of the Certification Board of New Jersey, Inc. (www.certbd.com). 

An information session on the program will be held, Thursday, September 13, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Cohen Hall, CH 259, on CCM’s Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road.

To become a CADC, students need to complete 270 hours of classroom training, attend 30 hours of alcohol and drug abuse self- help group meetings, fulfill 3,000 hours (1,500 hours a year) of paid or voluntary supervised work experience and successfully complete the test requirement, case preparation and oral presentation work.

The program consists of five domains.  Each domain has nine courses, for a total of 54 credit hours. Each course for the fall program is $99, which is $891 for a domain. Courses are conducted on Saturdays. Participants receive a certificate of completion for each course. 

The first class for Domain V starts Saturday, October 6, and continues through December 15.  Students can begin at any domain.  CCM provides students with assistance in finding placements for supervised work experience.  To register, go to www.ccm.edu/BusinessCommunity and click on “How to Register.” For more information, call 973-328-5138.