Welcome to ACADC!

NOTE: The "CCAPP STATE CERTIFICATION" portion of the dual credential is pending renewal.  Call for specifics. 

The Association of Christian Alcohol & Drug Counselors was established as a 501C3 non-profit corporation in 2002 with the purpose of training and certifying Drug, Alcohol & Addictions Counselors in accordance with Biblical Christian principles.

ACADC Institute Introduces
The Best of Both Worlds!

Have you ever desired to be a drug & alcohol counselor but want to stay true to your Christian beliefs?
Be professional without compromise!

Introducing Our All - New Dual Credential

  • Become a State-certified drug, alcohol & addiction counselor
  • Become a Christian drug, alcohol & addiction counselor (CDAAC)
ACADC is a proud education providers for CCAPP

Biblically-based, Spirit-led Classes Are Being Offered Year-round, Start Anytime!

Better Education, Greater Opportunities

Offers Dual Credentials
CDAAC Christian Certificate & CCAPP State Approved Certification

ACADC is an approved education provider for NAADAC, RAS Credential and CCAPP Credential.

ACADC is BIA and CCAPP Accredited education provider
Call 877 478.5756 toll free to find a training site near you

Compliant With Tap 21 Counselor Training Guidelines

ACADCI College of Addiction & Biblical Studies offers tracks to Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral programs in Addiction & Biblical Studies with professional tracks, and is an educational provider for the Breining Institute and for CCAPP, to prepare you in becoming Substance Abuse Counselor, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - Working in partnership with other Certifying Organizations, ACADCI offers Dual Certificates that qualify in both Faith-Based Substance Abuse and Addiction Counselor Competencies as well as SAMHSA TAP 21 Counselor Competencies - ACADC is also an Education Provider (#705) for National Association for Addiction Professionals, NAADAC.


  • Complete The Education Requirement For State Certified Substance Abuse & Addiction Counselor In As Little As 6 Months
  • Complete Our Christ-centered College Program In 52 Weeks Leading To Our Bachelor Of Biblical Addictions Counseling And CDAAC Certificate

How Do Faith-based Recovery Outcomes Compare With Disease Model Recovery Outcomes?

Mission & Resources overview

  • The Mission

    To teach evidence-based Truth about what brings about the highest recovery outcomes. To train and equip counselors and addiction professionals with time-tested knowledge,attitudes and skills proven to overcome addictions and change lives.

  • CEU's Now Available Online
    Please Contact ACADC Online Administrator

    Tel: (877) 478-5756

We aim to provide students with an excellent education

For counselors who desire to understand addiction counseling from a biblically consistent worldview



(818) 448-4149

For International Masters &
Doctorate program
please contact

Dr Chong
Tel: 01056164149