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Certified Addicition Counselor



The Substance Abuse Counselor Training  is designed to help individuals acquire the skills and knowledge that will assist them in counseling those who suffer from the effects of substance abuse.


The training meets the educational and training requirements established according to requirements of GACA and NAADAC.  Participants completing this program will be prepared for certification. If state or national exam is not passed ReKonstruction cannot be held liable.


Registration & Administrative Fee apply


Fees are subject to change

Discounts are available

Congratulations to the 6 individuals who are beginning their journey to becoming Certified!!

Stay tunned for May 2015 dates


What to Study????

The 8 Skills Groups

Treatment Admissions- (Screening, Intake and Orientation)

Clinical Assessment

Ongoing Treatment Planning

Counseling Services (Individual, Group, Family, Crisis Intervention, Client Education) 

Case Management


Discharge and Continuing Care

Legal, Ethical and Professional Growth

Counseling Practice (skills groups)

Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances

Theoretical Base of Counseling

Professional Issues (Ethics, Legal)

Scope of Training


Training is to provide participants with the skills necessary to counsel clients in the recovery process. Topics and skills include assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, and community resources.


The program consists of 180 hours. Sessions meet one weekend a month, Friday and Saturday (March/May/August have a Thursday class).  Recommend completion of the program in 6 months. 


Admission to the Training

Complete registration form and submit with payment.  You will receive confirmation via email. 

Deadline for March 2015 session is March 12, 2015 Submit application and registration fee by in form of cashier check or money order.

Mail payment and registration form to:

 P.O. Box 1902, Thomasville, Georgia 31799

GREAT NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Counselor-In-Training (CIT)


Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) has implemented the Counselor-In-Training Endorsement (CIT) to assist individuals who are seeking to become Certified Addiction Counselors. CIT candidates will be required to receive direct supervision and support from a GACA Certified Clinical Supervisor. This process must be completed within 3 years.

2015CAC Registration.docx
CALL to get additional information on the requirements or view Clinical Supervision (CAC/ CIT) tab