Durham College (DC) is proud to announce that its Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate program has been officially accredited by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) as approved formal education for CACCF certifications.
This recognition will allow DC students to qualify as an Associate Addictions Counsellor (AAC) through the CACCF upon completion of their program, giving students an added edge as they prepare to enter the workforce.
Graduates will also qualify to work towards other CACCF certifications, including the Certified Canadian Addictions Counsellor, which, in addition to their graduate certificate from DC, requires time in the field and supervised clinical training.
The CACCF is a not for profit organization that promotes, certifies and monitors the competency of addiction-specific counsellors in Canada. It is internationally recognized as the gold standard provider in addiction credentialing both in Canada and on the International stage, and the certifications CACCF issues along with their professional conduct review process provide public protection for counsellors, employers, regulatory agencies, clients and their families.