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A Cooperative Effort Between
Idaho State University Department of Health & Nutrition Sciences
& The State of Idaho Department of Health & Welfare


 For more information about the CADC program and classes, please contact Cindy Hansen at 251-1787 or the Department of Health & Nutrition Sciences at 282-2729.


The Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Program Offers a Targeted Training Experience:

The CADC program offers substance abuse specific education within the performance domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility. Courses are offered in the areas of:

  • Recognizing and Assessing, Treating, and Understanding Addictions
  • Case Management
  • Specific Substance and Abuse Related Courses
  • Professional Ethics and Issues
  • Epidemiology courses including Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc.
  • Theory and Counseling Coursework
  • Screening and Assessment Protocol
  • Practicum and Internship Opportunities


Current & Next Semester Course Offerings