Drug and Alcohol-Addictions Counseling
The Mental Health and Human Service Program ( MHHS) offers college level classes and internship experience that meet most requirements to sit for the Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I (CADC I) exam in the state of Oregon.
Requirements for (CADC I) offered within the MHHS degree program include:
|HS 111, 112, 113
||(Interviewing Skills I, II (Basic Counseling Skills and
III (Cross Cultural Skills)
|Series begins in Fall
||Group Counseling Theory and Practice I
||Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances
||Addiction Counseling: Prevention, Assessment and Treatment
||The Effective Helper (Ethics)
||AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections
|Internship (HS291 – Seminar and WE280- cooperative education 480 hours toward 1,000 hour CADC I requirement.
Individuals interested in pursuing courses at Mt. Hood Community College toward a CADC I will need to apply to the MHHS program. Please see Admissions information at http://www.mhcc.edu/Programs-s.aspx?id=1361
If you have questions, please call 503-491-7178 or email at
For more information on The Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon please see