There are 3 components to becoming a licensed CDP. Two of which can be completed here at Bellevue colleges’ Alcohol & Drug Counseling program.
Credits to be completed via Certificate of Achievement in Alcohol & Drug Counseling program. if needed, additional course work can be completed through various programs at Bellevue College.
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE (CDPT) WORK EXPERIENCE HOURS:
This component of the CDP licensing process is completed in a state certified alcohol drug treatment program under the supervision of a qualified CDP supervisor.
Students graduating from the Alcohol & Drug Counseling program (ALDAC) at Bellevue College may take the NAADAC certification exam prior to the completion of CDPT of work experience hours.
Note: Students graduating from the Alcohol/Drug Counseling Program having completed the requirements for the Certificate of Achievement in Alcohol/Drug Counseling have the privilege of sitting for the NAADAC certification exam. Successful completion of the exam does not meet eligibility requirements for NAADAC certification as a NCAC1 or Washington State Licensure as a Chemical Dependency Professional.
Last Updated May 21, 2018