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Classes that meet State CAC requirements

CAC I

CAC II

CAC III

HSP 3470

Counseling the Substance Abuser

HSP 3560

Motivational Interviewing

HSP 4660

Clinical Supervision in Human Services

HSP 3460

Addiction, Immunity and Infectious Diseases

HSP 4040

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

HSP 3660

Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Applied Counseling Skills

HSP 3490

Multicultural Issues in the Helping Professions

HSP 2020

Small Group Dynamics

 

HSP 3330

Ethical and Legal Issues in Human Services

HSP 4320

Psychopathology and the Mental Health Clinician

 

HSP 3400

Pharmacology of Drugs and Alcohol

HSP 4290

PTSD and Trauma Informed Care

 

PLUS 1000 clinical work experience hours supervised by a CAC III or LAC.

(Speak to an advisor about applying these hours to CAC II)

PLUS 2000 clinical work experience hours supervised by a CAC III or LAC, and successful completion of the NCACII exam.

PLUS 2000 clinical work experience hours supervised by a CAC III, LAC, or other “Competent Professional.”

The above MSU Denver classes meet the following DORA requirements:

-Addiction Counseling Skills (HSP 3470)

-Client Record Management (HSP 3470)

-Principles of Addiction Treatment (HSP 3470)

-Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment (HSP 3460)

-Culturally Informed Treatment (HSP 3490)

-Professional Ethics I & II (HSP 3330)

-Pharmacology I & II (HSP 3400)

The above MSU Denver classes meet the following DORA requirements:

-Motivational Interviewing (HSP 3560)

-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (HSP 4040)

-Group Counseling Skills (HSP 2020)

-Clinical Assessment & Treatment Planning (HSP 4320)

-Co-occurring Disorders (HSP 4320)

-Trauma Informed Care for Diverse Populations (HSP 4290)

The above MSU Denver classes meet the following DORA requirements:

-Clinical Supervision I & II (HSP 4660)

-Professional Practice (HSP 4660)

-Advanced Motivational Interviewing (HSP 3660)

 

For more information about the application process to become a Certified Addiction Counselor, please review the CAC Handbook found on the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) website.


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