Turning Negative Pasts into Positive Futures


Alcohol and Drug Counseling Institute (ADCI) is a private, CCAPP Approved, Distance Learning Institution providing web-based instruction, practical and clinical training in the field of chemical dependency and alcohol and drug counseling.

ADCI offers the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate Program, which is specifically designed to:

  1. Provide students with the knowledge, skills and clinical experience necessary to receive substance abuse counseling certification from California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP).
  2. Prepare students to secure entry level employment in the field of alcohol and drug counseling.
  3. Provide students with a supportive online learning experience to help them build the confidence and attitude required to succeed in this exciting, gratifying and worthwhile career path.
  4. Provide Certified Counselors in California with the courses needed to advance in the profession by obtaining additional educational requirements needed for dual-certification and/or to achieve certification renewals.