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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:  July 17, 2021


Session 2:  Assessment 

Dates:  July 31, 2021 



Session 3:  Treatment

Dates:  August 14, 2021




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

Dates:  August 28, 2021 



Session 5:  Crisis Intervention​

Dates:  September 11, 2021 



Session 6:  Client Education

Dates:  September 25, 2021 




Session 7:  Referral

Dates:  October 9, 2021 




Session 8:  Consultation with Other Professionals

Dates:  October 23, 2021 


Session 9:  Report and Record Keeping

Dates:  November 13, 2021 


Session 10:  Ethics and Legal Obligations

Dates:  December 11, 2021 

*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 the training date.  There will be no on-site registration available.

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