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LASACT Educational Opportunities

Louisiana Addiction Counselor Training (LACT) Program Information:

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LACT courses are open to all individuals interested in learning more about addiction. Many students are interested in becoming Professional Addiction Counselors. Allied health professionals such as social workers, nurses, marriage and family therapists, and other helping professionals often benefit substantially from developing specialized skills in addiction work to better assist their clients, as well as to earn credits for a Specialty Certificate in Addiction. A commitment to become a full time Addiction Professional is not necessary for course enrollment, but a strong desire to study the addiction field is essential. Although a high school or college degree is not required, students should have basic writing, reading, and verbal skills in order to get maximum benefit from the program.


Great Training for current and potential CIT’s!

Classes are held one weekend per month
1 to 9 p.m. on Fridays AND 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays
15 hours per weekend; 45 hours per quarter; 180 hours per year

Mandatory Orientation Session for New Students is held at 10 a.m. on first day of class of each quarter with lunch break before class starts at 1 p.m.

2019 Schedule
April 12  through June 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: April  5, 2019

“Counseling Theories and Skills, Part 1”

July 12 through September 14, 2019
Registration Deadline: July 5, 2019
“Counseling Theories and Skills, Part 2”

October 18 through December 14, 2019
Registration Deadline: October 11, 2019
“The Counseling Process”

2020 Schedule
January 10 through March 14, 2020
Registration Deadline: January 3, 2020

Class size is limited. Students accepted on first come, first served basis.

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Please note that LACT Students do NOT qualify for LASACT Student Membership and must apply for Regular membership status.

LASACT membership must remain current while enrolled in LACT in order to qualify for the discounted tuition rate.

All LASACT memberships expire on December 31 of each year and must be renewed by that date.

Class schedule for April, 2019 to March, 2020

Class schedule for July, 2019 to June, 2020
Class schedule for October, 2018 to September, 2019
Class schedule for January to December, 2019

Class Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel
4728 Constitution Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA

LACT Fees (includes PayPal convenience fee)