LASACT Educational Opportunities
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.
Quarters of study for the remainder of 2017 begin as noted below
July 14 – 15, 2017 with the “Counseling Theories” Class.
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017
October 13 – 14, 2017
with the “Counseling Process” Class.
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017
2018 Quarters will be added soon.
Class size is limited. Students accepted on first come, first served basis.
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
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