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 at 10 a.m. on first Friday of each quarter.
Remaining Quarters of study for 2018 begin as noted below
April 20, 2018 with the “Counseling Skills” Class. Registration Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018
July 13, 2018
with the “Counseling Theories” Class
Registration Deadline: Friday July 6, 2018
October 12, 2018 with the “The Counseling Process” Class
Registration Deadline: Friday October 5, 2018
Class size is limited. Students accepted on first come, first served basis.