Registration Forms and Fees


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**Please note that by signing any of our registration forms, you are agreeing to abide by CAADE's Code of Ethics, Scope of Practice, and Uniform Code of Conduct**. We advise that you review these forms carefully but you do not need to send these forms with your application.

Student Registration

Student Registration is open to individuals enrolled in, or who have completed, a CAADE accredited/approved Alcohol/Drug Studies Program and have NOT yet passed the CATC exam. 

  • For initial Student Registration, please include a copy of unofficial transcripts that clearly show enrollment in a CAADE accredited ADS program.
  • Beginning April 1, 2015, those attending select addiction studies programs may register with CAADE as students. These programs include:
  • UCLA Extension
  • CSU Dominguez Hills
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • ICDC College
  • InterCoast College
  • Crescent College
  • Centaur College
  • The Training Institute for Addiction Counselors

They will however be required to complete the 9 hour Laws & Ethics Orientation in order to ensure that all of CAADE's registrants are educated to the state of California's regulations and law in regards to addiction specific counseling. This requirement will remain in effect until each program has been individually and formally approved as a CAADE Career Track Program. 

Student Registration Application

Pay Student Registration Fee with Paypal or Credit Card



Intern Registration

The CATC-i is an individual who has passed the CATC Exam and is completing clinical hours towards their initial certification.

Intern (CATC-i) Registration Application

Pay Intern Registration Fee with Paypal or Credit Card:



Individual Registration

Individual Registration is open to those individuals who:
1. did not complete their ADS education at a CAADE accredited/approved school and wish to certify with CAADE through the equivalency process or;
2. who are not attending or have not attended a CAADE approved/accredited school and would like to legally complete clinical hours towards their initial CATC certification; or
3. who are no longer students and wish to be registered in order to legally complete their clinical hours for certification.

Individual Registration Application


 Pay Individual Registration Fee with Paypal or Credit Card:


*Beginning March 1, 2014, prior to registering with CAADE, all individuals not enrolled in a regionally accredited college with a CAADE accredited Addiction Studies Program shall complete a nine (9) hours orientation course consisting of:

  • Three (3) hours of ethics
  • Three (3) hours of professional boundaries
  • Three (3) hours of confidentiality

CAADE pre-registrants who are not enrolled in a CAADE accredited program must take the orientation course with an approved provider. The nine hours of education specified in the orientation course do not count toward fulfillment of the CAADE accredited Addiction Studies program.

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