Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Scope of Practice: The practice of a certified substance abuse counselor consists of the Twelve Core Functions, including screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, report and record keeping, consultation with other professionals in regard to client treatment and services, and referral to treat addictive disorder or disease and help prevent relapse.

Who May Apply? This credential is designed for applicants with a high school diploma or equivalency, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or graduate degree that does not meet the requirements for LCAS.

Navigating Learning Builder to Earn this Credential: Credential Manual Rev. 2015

General Information:
Download the 2018 CSAC brochure