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Approval in Georgia

Georgia Addiction Counselor Association

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; 20 may be earned with CE-Credit.com.

Applies To:

  • Georgia Addiction Counselors

Our distant learning course credits are accepted for continuing education credit as set forth by the GACA.

Renewal
GACA will accept up to 20 hours of our courses for recertification.

Required content hours for recertification include: 6 hours ethics and 6 hours telemental health.

Initial Certification
For initial certification GACA accepts up to 18 hours of our courses (for CAC Is) and up to 27 hours of our courses (for CAC IIs). Please be sure to check Board regulations regarding specific content requirements for initial certification.

CE-Credit.com is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC (#410) and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Our companion site, www.addictioncounselorce.com, is specifically focused on the CE needs of addiction counselors and offers a greater quantity and variety of substance abuse-specific courses.

Board Contact Info

Georgia Addiction Counselor Association
4015 South Cobb Drive SE
Suite 160
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 434-1000
[email protected]
https://gaca.org/

View More Courses Currently 460 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by GACA. These are just a few examples!

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  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
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  • Helping Clients Maintain Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Through the Storm: Catastrophes and Pandemics – Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
  • COVID-19 Anxiety and Fear: Meeting the Challenges of a Growing Mental Health Pandemic Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • ...and many more to come!
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This was the best presentation I've seen in a very long time. The material was relevant and interesting, and was presented in a manner that made it feel immediately applicable to my work with clients. Loved it. Can't wait to buy the book! – SC, New York

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

GACA uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On CE-Credit.com these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Georgia Addiction Counselor Association
4015 South Cobb Drive SE
Suite 160
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 434-1000
[email protected]
https://gaca.org/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Georgia:

  • Addiction Counselors

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.