Academics

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training – Certificate

The mission of the Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training certificate is to prepare students to work as a professional in the field of drug and alcohol treatment.   After completing the curriculum, students can complete the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification exam.  

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
DACT 110FOUNDATIONS I 3
DACT 111ADDICTION COUNSELING I 3
DACT 112FOUNDATIONS II 3
DACT 113ADDICTION COUNSELING II 3
DACT 210ADDICTION COUNSELING III 3
DACT 211COUNSELING AND HUMAN CHANGE 3
DACT 212INTERNSHIP SEMINAR 9

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1DACT 110; DACT 111
Spring Semester 1 DACT 112; DACT 113
Fall Semester 2 DACT 210; DACT 211
Spring Semester 2 DACT 212

Program Contact Information

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training Office

North Campus
(309)690-6898

Illinois Career Cluster

Human Services

Career Pathway:
Counseling and Mental Health Services

Career Pathway

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Human Services
Pathway: Counseling and Mental Health Services
ICC Pathway: Drug & Alcohol Counselor Training

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

Composition I (ENGL 110) | Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL140) | Humanities | Introduction to Communication: Presentation and Theory (COMM 110) | Introduction to Psychology (PSY 110) | Mathematics

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors | Student Information

Certificate of Completion

Drug & Alcohol Counselor Training Certificate (27 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

CADC

Employment Information

Addictions Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Correctional Substance Abuse Counselor, Counselor, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist, Substance Abuse Counselor $15-20/hr

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Drug & Alcohol Counselor Training (61 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

CADC

Employment Information

Addictions Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Correctional Substance Abuse Counselor, Counselor, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist, Substance Abuse Counselor$15-20/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements