For those who are interested in Certification with Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, the Educational Institution listings below (Universities, Colleges and Institutions) indicate pre-approved degree, diploma or certification programs with the CACCF.
For more details on the Certification/Education requirements with the CACCF, please click here to view the requirements for each particular certification.
For current Members who already hold a CACCF Certification who require Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) for re-certification, the Educational listings in the second column below (Educational Organizations and Course Providers ), indicate pre-approved courses, workshops and webinars for the required CEUs for re-certification. For a detailed list of requirements to complete Re-certification CEU Hours process, please click here.
All new Continuing Education Unit courses or workshops must be submitted for assessment and approval utilizing the Application for Continuing Education Hours form. Please submit the form and relevant course/workshop overview material to the CACCF (contact information). The fee to process an application is $50.00 per application.
Are you a course provider looking supplying education to addiction specific education? Do you have education to offer that would be valuable to an addictions counsellor? If you do please apply to have your course examined by us. We will review your course and add it to our pre-approved list of courses on our website for our certified addiction counsellors to review. These courses will be recommended by CACCF to achieve their re-certification.
Are your getting ready to re-certify? Are you not taking one of the recommended courses on our website? Please attach all the information on the course you will be taking as well as the attached CEU form and forward to our office. Will review your course and inform you if it has the qualities we are looking for to be eligible for CEU hours. We always recommend that you take the pre-approved courses whenever possible.
Members who are attending an educational event not listed or pre-approved on the CACCF Calendar of Events must also submit and justify the CEU hours also utilizing the Application for Continuing Education Hours form.($50.00 fee does not apply to current members attending the event).
Notice to all Universities, Colleges and recognized Educational Institutions (December 2013). The Board of Directors of the CACCF are reviewing of the present Curriculum Review Application process for Universities, Colleges and recognized Educational Institutions. The review will be examining present standards for agencies who offer diplomas and certificates that meet all of the educational requirements for students seeking CACCF certifications. The review will also examine currently approved agencies already listed and approved by the CACCF.
Present providers already approved by the CACCF Curriculum Review, will remain approved. Sufficient notice will be giving to previously approved providers in the event the CACCF requires your present curriculum must be updated to meet and future changes.
Note: These links are provided as a resource to assist in your search. Although we strive to update these resources and their accuracy, the CACCF does not assume responsibility nor guarantees the content of the material found on the linked pages. Please contact us if any of these links are discontinued or changed.
(Education hours for "Certification") All agencies listed in this column have been approved by the CACCF Curriculum Review Committee.
(Education hours for "Re-certification" CEUS) All agencies listed in this column meet the criteria for "core" CEUs by the CACCF Re-certification Committee. They are either "pre-approved" ore recommended as "eligible" for "core" CEUS.
Pre-approved courses have been submitted to the CACCF Committee and are guaranteed to be approved for members upon re-certification.
Eligible courses most likely meet the criteria for core CEUs but the course provider has not sent each course for CACCF pre-approval yet or the pre-approval is pending. Members should confirm via a CEU application "before" submitting.