CATC I: Certificate Level


Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor I (CATC I)

An individual who is a CATC I has completed a CAADE accredited addiction studies program or equivalent at a regionally accredited college or university, has passed the CATC exam, and has completed at least 2,240 hours of supervised work in a state licensed alcohol and other drug treatment facility.


Apply, Renew or Upgrade

Initial CATC I Application

Summary of Hours

Upgrade to CATC I

CATC I Renewal Application


Print, sign and attach these forms to your application:

Code of Ethics

CATC Scope of Practice

Uniform Code of Conduct for Addiction Counselors


*Important: Please Read Carefully*

  • Please allow a minimum of two weeks for processing. Due to the volume of applications we handle, we are unable to expedite processing under any circumstances. 
  • Please only submit your application one time via one method (email/fax/regular mail). Duplicate/multiple submissions create delays in processing.
  • You must submit the application, payment and all required documents in order for your CATC to be processed. PayPal payment alone will not accomplish this.

You may pay by check, money order, credit card, or PayPal. Please print and include your PayPal receipt with your application. Please choose the correct fee from the PayPal drop down menu below.

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