Continuing Education for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors in South Carolina

CE requirements for SC alcohol and drug abuse counselors (CAC I, CAC II, CCS):

Certified Addiction Counselor I (CAC I)
Certified Addiction Counselor II (CAC II)
Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

  • 40 contact hours, including 2 hours of ethics, every 2 years
  • 20 credits can be taken online

CE Approvals:The South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors accepts courses from providers approved by NAADAC. is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460

South Carolina CAC and CCS can earn 20 of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the SC continuing education regulations, go to

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