The CAC designation is an intermediate substance abuse credential for those persons who work side-by-side with clinical staff to develop and implement client treatment plans, as well as provide specified substance abuse treatment services.  The CAC requires a minimum of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree.  Experience hours are prorated for applicants holding an AA degree or higher.

All CAC applicants will automatically earn the IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential.

The CAC is the reciprocal level for individuals seeking to transfer their IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential into Florida.