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 October 18 through December 14, 2019 Registration Deadline: October 11, 2019 “The Counseling Process”
2020 Schedule January 10 through March 6, 2020 Registration Deadline: January 3, 2020
April 3 through June 12, 2020
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020
“Counseling Theories and Skills, Part 1”
July 10 through September 19, 2020
Registration Deadline: July 2, 2020
“Counseling Theories and Skills, Part 2”
October 9 through December 12, 2020
Registration Deadline: October 2, 2020
“The Counseling Process”
Class size is limited. Students accepted on first come, first served basis.