Addictions Training Institute – Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification Booklist
Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification Booklist

Certified Addiction Counselor Certificate Requirements:

SAC 101 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

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Drug Use and Abuse

  • Author:Howard Abadinsky
  • Edition: 8th
  • ISBN-13:978-1285070278
  • Publisher:Cengage Learning
  • Required Readingrequired
By Scott T. Meier, Susan R. Davis: The Elements of Counseling Seventh (7th) Edition

Elements of Counseling

  • Author: Davis & Meier
  • Edition: 7th
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495813330
  • Publisher:Cengage
  • Required Readingrequired
Loosening the Grip: A Handbook of Alcohol Information

Loosening the Grip

  • AuthorJean Kinney
  • Edition: 10th
  • ISBN-13:9780073404684
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Recommended Readingrecommended

SAC 102 Physiology and Pharmacology of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Drugs, Society and Human Behavior

  • Author: Hart, C. L., & Ksir, C. 
  • Edition: 15th
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073529745
  • Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill
  • Required Readingrequired

Uppers, Downers, All Arounders

  • Author: Darryl S. Inaba,William E. Cohen
  • Edition: 8th
  • ISBN-139780926544307
  • Publisher: CNS Productions
  • Recommendedrecommended

SAC 103 Ethics and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions

  • Author: Corey
  • Edition: 8th
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495812418
  • Publisher: Brooks/Cole
  • Requiredrequired

SAC 104 Case Management in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective

  • Author: Van Wormer, K., & Davis, D. R.
  • Edition: 4th
  • ISBN-13: 978-0840029164
  • Publisher: Brooks/Cole
  • Requiredrequired
Patient Records and Addiction Treatment, Fourth Edition

Patient Records and Addiction Treatment

  • Author: Gerry Coughlin, Sherry S Kimbrough, Landon L Kimbrough
  • Edition: 4th
  • ISBN-139781607029359
  • Publisher: Southworth Press
  • Recommendedrecommended

SAC 105 Professional Development for the Addictions Professional

Becoming a Helper, 6th Edition (Introduction to Human Services)

  Becoming a Helper, 6th edition

  • Author: Marianne Schneider Corey,Gerald Corey
  • ISBN-13: 9780495812265
  • Publisher: Brooks/Cole
  • Requiredrequired

**Other reading will be required, but will be supplied free of charge.

SAC 106 Counseling Modes and Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (9th ed.).

  • Author: Corey, G
  • Edition: 9th edition
  • ISBN-13:978-1133309345
  • Publisher:Brooks/Cole (2009)
  • Requiredrequired
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Groups: Process and Practice (9th ed.).

  • Author Corey
  • Edition: 9th
  • ISBN-13:
  • Publisher:
  • Requiredrequired

**Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2004). Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 05-4006. Rockville: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Requiredrequired

SAC 107 Counseling Modes and Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment

Requiredrequired

Comprehensive Education Services (2015). Study Guide for the IC & RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) Certification Exam.

You can buy the book by clicking on this link http://flcertificationboard.org/icrc-adc-study-guide/   –  (or you can call CCAPP in California to order the book.  Our students tell us it is less expensive if you buy it from CCAPP but it is not for purchase on their website and you will have to call.)

 

We recommend but do not require:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

Mee-Lee, D. (2013). The ASAM Criteria: Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions. Carson City: The Change Company