CATC IV: Master's Level


Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor IV (CATC IV)

An individual who is a CATC IV has a Master’s Degree in Alcohol and Drug Studies or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university, has completed at least 15 units of CAADE-approved addiction studies or equivalent (including a minimum of two internship courses), 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 IV Application

Summary of Hours

Upgrade to CATC IV

CATC IV Renewal Application


Print and sign the forms below and attach to your application

CAADE Code of Ethics

Scope of Practice

Uniform Code of Conduct for Addiction Counselors


* Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for processing.

Due to the volume of applications we handle, we are unable to expedite processing under any circumstances*

You may pay by check, money order, credit card, or PayPal. Please print and include your PayPal receipt with your application. You must complete and submit the application in order for your CATC to be processed. PayPal payment alone will not accomplish this.

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