Welcome to ACADC!

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. You get to choose the state certifying agency you will use in conjunction with ACADC.
  • Become a Christian drug, alcohol & addiction counselor (CDAAC)
ACADC is a proud CEU provider for CCAPP, NAADAC and Breining Institute.

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

Better Education, Greater Opportunities

ACADC Offers Various Educational Opportunities
For Ministry & Clinical Ministry Certificates

The CDAAC credential is a certificate of excellence - ICE Accredited

ACADC is an approved CEU provider for CCAPP, NAADAC & Breining Credentials.

ACADC is NAADAC, BIA and CCAPP approved CEU provider
The CDAAC “Christian Drug, Alcohol and Addictions Counseling” is a certificate of excellence acknowledging that the holder has met the academic, practicum and ethical requirements for Christian Drug, Alcohol and Addictions Counseling.  The CDAAC is a Certificate of Excellence in the field of Christian Addictions Counseling and is accredited by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.
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 a CEU provider for the Breining Institute, NAADC and CCAPP.


  • Complete The Clinical Academic Requirement for The CDAAC - Christian Drug, Alcohol & Addictions Counselor In As Little As 6 Months and Receive a Passing Score on the CDAAC Exam.
  • Complete The Required Intern Hours.

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
    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