The Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) certification was developed by the Ohio Chemical Dependency board to assist individuals in becoming credentialed to work in the addictions field. Each individual who holds an initial CDCA certification (Phase I) shall complete, during the first 12 months that the initial certificate is in effect, at least 30 additional hours of training in chemical dependency counseling that meets the following requirements:

  • Addiction Knowledge (5 hours)
  • Treatment Knowledge (3 hours)
  • Professionalism (3 hours)
  • Evaluation (3 hours)
  • Service Coordination (3 hours)
  • Documentation (3 hours)
  • Individual Counseling (5 hours)
  • Group Counseling (5 hours)

Individuals with a CDCA certification can work with substance use clients under supervision in a variety of settings including behavioral health agencies, addiction, and treatment centers.

For a complete list of requirements for Phase II of the certification, visit Ohio Chemical Dependency Board.


How can Talbert House help?

Talbert House's ITD offers a CDCA Series for Phase II every quarter. This series matches 30 hours, 8 specific educational area requirements from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board. 

These trainings occur at Talbert House Executive Offices, 2600 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45206.


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If you register for all of Phase II, the total cost will be reduced from $565 to $425. Sign up for each training individually, enter promo code CDCAPHZ2 and an invoice will be manually created and sent to you. Payment will be accepted by cash, check, or credit card in full or with payments. For payment instructions, see FAQs.

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