A California Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor Certification Agency
DHCS Approved • NCCA Accredited

Your Profession, Your Passion, Our Mission

Fast Processing • Friendly Customer ServiceLow Rates

New Counselor Registration or Certification

Your career as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor starts here.

Transfer Your Credentials to CADTP

Transfer your in-state or out-of-state registration or certification.

Verify a Credential

Verify a registered or certified counselor’s credential status.
• Report an ethics violation.

Education Providers

Schools and Universities for formal SUD Counselor education.

Career Center

Job Boards for Counselors and Employers.

Advance your certification level.

Continuing Education Providers

• Approved Providers
Apply for CEU Status

Counselor Resources

Calendar of Events, Links, Articles, Payment Portal

Apply for Specialty Credentials


Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Medication-Assisted Treatment Counselor Credential

CADTP Fall Conference 2021

Join us for the CADTP Fall Conference, Into the Light! Celebrating moving from the darkness of drug and alcohol addiction into the light of recovery and celebrating our recent experience of emerging from the darkness of the pandemic into the light of recovery.

We hope to see you there!

2020 CADTP Counselor Survey Results

Download the 2020 CADTP Counselor’s Survey Results.

New Specialty Credentials!

Become a Medication-Assisted Treatment Counselor or a Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Credentials on the Go

In today’s world, we know you sometimes need access to your credentials on the go. When you receive your digital certificate and badge via email, you will always have your credentials at the click of a button.

CEU Providers

Certified Counselors

Registered Counselors