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Certified Addiction Counselor Prep Classes

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Applied Training & Consultant Group (ATCG) offers Addiction Counselor Prep classes monthly (usually the 3rd Saturday of each month). Please review the schedule for dates and times. The Prep Courses are designed to assist potential counselors prepare to sit for the national addiction counselor exams. Trainings are excellent opportunities for counselors seeking updates for recertification. Cost of courses are $70 for one-day trainings.


While ATCG cannot guarantee that individuals will pass the exam, we do believe that the creation of an interactive learning environment helps with retention of information that in turn, can increase one’s opportunity to pass the test. All hours have been approved by the Georgia Addiction Counselor’s Association.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling

Module 2: Psychoactive Chemical Use, Abuse and Dependence.
(Counseling Services & Clinical Assessment)

Module 3: The Neurobiology of Addiction

(Counseling Services & Clinical Assessment)

Module 4: Screening, Intake, Orientation and Assessment:

(Treatment Admission)

Module 5: Treatment Approaches: (Clinical Assessment)   

Module 6: Counseling Functions and Skills:
(Ongoing Treatment Planning & Case Management)   

 Module 7: Counseling Practice:

(Counseling Services & Documentation)  


Module 8: Theoretical Base of Counseling:

(Counseling Services & Documentation) 

Module 9: Counseling Skills

(Counseling Skills & Discharge and Continuing Care)   

Module 10: Counseling Services - Individual & Group Counseling

Module 11: Professional Issues

(Legal, Ethical & Professional Growth Issues) 

Module 12: Special Considerations of Counseling

(Counseling Services, Case Management, Discharge and Continuing Care)