Louisiana Addiction Counselor Training (LACT) Program School 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 Friday of each quarter.
Remaining Quarters of study for 2018 begin as noted below
October 19, 2018 with the “The Counseling Process” Class
Registration Deadline: Friday October 12, 2018
2019 Schedule January 12 through March 9, 2019
Registration Deadline: January 4, 2019
April12 through June 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019 “Counseling Skills” Class
July 12 through September 14, 2019
Registration Deadline: July 5, 2019
“Counseling Theories” Class
October 11 through December 14, 2019
Registration Deadline: October 4, 2019
“The Counseling Process” Class
Class size is limited. Students accepted on first come, first served basis.