Becoming An Addiction Counselor
A Step by Step Guide
Deciding to pursue an education in the addiction field is the first major step toward a new, exciting and lucrative field. The addiction field is unlike most career paths in that it offers a combination of exciting day to day work and fulfilling work, helping people with their problems every day.
Now you have a decision to make – which course to take? The academy offers classes towards certification in three major addiction counselor certifications.
CAP: Certified Addiction Professional
CAC: Certified Addiction Counselor
CRSS: Certified Recovery Support Specialist
CBHT: Certified Behavioral Health Technician
Certified Recovery Coach
Register online for the class of your choice. You can download the form here and fax it to: 954.771.2098. If paying by check, cash or money order, please mail it to our address at the bottom of this page.
We will contact you with more information on how to prepare for your new classes.
Complete the educational requirements and take the Florida Certification Board Exam. To see the exam requirements, click the following link: addiction exam
After completing those five steps you will be well on your way to finding your career in the addiction industry. We have career counselors and addiction professionals to help place you in the right job at the right treatment center. Please click the following link to visit our career section: Addiction Careers
We look forward to seeing you at our next course and Good Luck!