ADC Exam Prep


Date: Saturday April 6, 2024: from 9am-4pm (Virtual training)

Instructor: Summer Prado, LPC, LADAC, ICCS, ICADC, SAP

Price: $50 per class

Course Description- The purpose of this course is to provide counselors-in-training highlighted information assisting them with passing either the ADC or AADC exams. This is not designed tosubstitute for learning the basic counseling skills or long hours of study time. This course is a 6-hour refresher of the 12 core functions in addition to other treatment knowledge. This course will assist a counselor in understanding their Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) as a drug/alcohol counselor. Participants in this course will be expected to engage in all group activities as a teaching method. Furthermore, participants in this course can expect non-customary teaching practices such as many group participation activities, hands on learning, and auditory listening techniques.

Prerequisites: Must be a counselor in training or a person who works in the behavioral health/addiction field.

Topics Covered:

  • 12 core functions
  • Family Education
  • DSM-V
  • Cultural Diversity
  • ASAM Level of Care
  • History of Addiction Treatment
  • 12 Steps & other support groups
  • Child of an alcoholic
    Treatment planning
  • Boundaries
    Medication Awareness
  • Co-Dependency
    Counseling theories/practice
  • Drug Awareness/Brain Function
  • Theories of development & stages of change
  • Case studies
  • Test taking tips

To register

Email: or call (501) 261-7715

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board

(501) 749-4040


1100 N University Avenue Suite 35 Little Rock, AR 72207

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