Resources for the SUD Counselor

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Welcome to the CADTP Counselor Resource Center

Payment Portal

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The membership website for

Department of Health Care Services

The official website of the California Department of Healthcare Services.


The official website of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)


Official website of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Informational website for the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

DUI MAT Integration/Outreach Project

The official website of the DUI MAT Integration/Outreach Project. A partnership between DHCS, CADTP, and the MAT Expansion Project.

California MAT Expansion Project

The official website of the California MAT Expansion program.

California Opioid Dashboard

The California Opioid Dashboard. Statistic on overdose deaths by County, and more.


Relevant Articles and Resources for the SUD Counselor.

Resources for Counselors

TAP 21

Addiction Counseling Competencies. The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice.

Motivational Interviewing

A downloadable resource for Motivational Interviewing.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Information related to Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).

Cannabis Awareness & Prevention Toolkit

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Substance Use Disorder County Access Lines

A complete list of phone numbers and contact information for all California County SUD Treatment Access Lines.

CADTP Certification Fees

List of processing fees for each application

CADTP Newsletter Archives

Webinar Recordings

Watch the CADTP Webinar Series recordings here.

Certification Resources

Continuing Education Bulletin 13-03

CADTP requirements for continuing education units (CEU’s) due at renewal.

Counselor Regulations 2006

A downloadable resource for Counselor Regulations.

CADTP Uniform Disciplinary Guidelines

Guidelines for ethics violations

DHCS AOD Certification Standards
BH Information Notice 20-006 AOD Program Certification Standards
MHSUDS Information Notice 18-035 Oversight of Certifying Organizations

A downloadable resource: MHSUDS Information Notice 18-035 Oversight of Certifying Organizations 

IC&RC ADC Candidate Guide

Candidate Guide for the IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor Examination.

IC&RC Exam - Special Accomodation Form

Please complete the form and send with exam application to request a special accomodation for your exam.

IC&RC Exam Retake Application

Once you have waited the 90 day waiting period to retake the IC&RC exam, you may complete the exam retake appclation and submit to the CADTP certifcation office for processing. 

CADTP Counselor's 2019 Survey Results

Results for CADTP’s 2019 Counselor Survey.

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

In addition to CADTP events, CADTP posts non-CADTP events as a service to our Counselors. CADTP is not responsible for non-CADTP events including, but not limited to, registration, payments, or outcomes. Links to registration and payment are included in the event listing as available. To submit an event for posting, go to: Submit an Event.

  • CA Bridge SUN Training 101: Session 9
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    October 28, 2021

    Join us for the Substance Use Navigator training 101 series a 10-course series
    We will be featuring up-to-date information by expert speakers for SUD, MAT, Harm Reduction.
    SUN training 101 will provide you the skills you need to get started in your SUN role.
    CA Bridge is CADTP approved provider. CADTP Provider #216.
    Training sessions are one hour (60 minutes) and approved for 1 continuing education credit.

    Session #9 Applying Knowledge Case Study presentation by the SUN mentor team.
    1. Identify ethical challenges and provide strategies for support.
    2. Identify ethical and confidentiality concerns for special populations.
    3. Identify Mental health and co-occurring disorders and resources for support.

    8:30 am-4:00 pm
    October 30, 2021

    8854 Greenback Lane #4 Orangevale CA 95662

    8854 Greenback Lane #4 Orangevale CA 95662

    This presentation is designed to teach you how to think like a supervisor, how to use your clinical skills to challenge and support staff while ensuring quality control. Through role-plays, demonstrations, videos, lecture, and examples, you will learn how to avoid the most common mistakes, deal with the anxious student and the empowered seasoned clinician and learn the ins and outs of group supervision. You will transform your existing supervisor skill set and set yourself apart from other supervisors by watching this video!
    You will take away essential components of clinical supervision leadership styles and time management, use of parallel process and groups, ethics and accountability. At the core we ll walk through the developmental stages of clinical development so you can anticipate and address the challenges and dangers ahead as staff hone their skills.
    In an engaging and interactive format (and a touch of humor), you ll learn clear strategies and specific techniques for being the best supervisor you can be! Whether you are a new supervisor in a helping profession, supervising other supervisors, or wanting to gain a fresh perspective, this program will leave you feeling creative and energized.
    * Identify the characteristics and challenges of the four-stage developmental model of clinical supervision
    * Identify the four most common supervisory mistakes
    * Explain the concept of parallel process and how it affects the supervisory and clinical dynamics
    * Recognize core ethical and liability concerns
    * Describe various methods of clinical training
    * Discuss six types of leadership styles
    * Core Concepts
    * 4 Stages of Professional Development: Characteristics, Tasks, & Dangers
    * Assessment of the Clinician & Development of Supervisory Plans
    * Ethics, Liability, & Recordkeeping
    * Methods of Clinical Training
    * Management Issues
    * The 4 Supervisory Mistakes You Never Want to Make

    Please bring proof of vaccination to the training. If you do not have proof of vaccination, we do require a mask.


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