Addiction Counselor Prep Courses

Healing Life Journey, LLC is an Approved Education Provider by the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association.  This program is designed to assist trainees to prepare for the addiction counselor certification process as well as re-certification.

Course Syllabus:  The course covers the 8 Core Skill Groups of NAADAC (National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors) and IC&RC (International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium) of ADACBGA (Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia) 12 Core Functions.

Registration:  8:30 AM

Class Time:  9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Location:  3878 E. Britt David Rd, #2 Columbus, GA 31909

Session 1:  Screening, Intake, and Orientation

Dates:  August 8, 2020


Session 2:  Assessment 

Dates:  August 22, 2020 



Session 3:  Treatment

Dates:  September 12, 2020




Session 4:  Counseling Theories (Individual, Group, and Family) 

Dates:  September 26, 2020 



Session 5:  Crisis Intervention​

Dates:  October 10, 2020 



Session 6:  Client Education

Dates:  October 24, 2020 




Session 7:  Referral

Dates:  November 7, 2020 




Session 8:  Consultation with Other Professionals

Dates:  November 14, 2020 


Session 9:  Report and Record Keeping

Dates:  December 5, 2020 


Session 10:  Ethics and Legal Obligations

Dates:  December 12, 2020 

*6 CEUs will be available for each course to be utilized toward GACA and NAADAC certification and re-certification.

**Certificates will be emailed out within 72 hours of course completion.

***Facilitator is also a CCS (Certified Clinical Supervisor) so please inquire about Clinical Supervision hours if those are needed toward certification and application completion.

****All training must be purchased and paid in full at least 24 hours prior to training date.  There will be no on-site registration available.