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National Certified Adolescent Addictions Counselor (NCAAC)

A voluntary national credential that recognizes a standard of competencies and effective clinical practice utilized in treating adolescent substance use disorder/addiction. 

Examination Details

The National Certification Examination for Adolescent Addiction Counselors is a computer-based examination composed of a maximum of 250 multiple-choice, objective questions with a total testing time of four hours. The examination will be weighted in approximately the following manner: Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances (25%); Adolescent Counseling Practice (40%); Theories of Counseling and Adolescent Practice (20%); and Professional Considerations for Addiction Counselors (15%).

Testing Schedule

All NCC AP examinations are now available throughout the month at a date and location convenient for you! You now have more flexibility and opportunity to get your national credential than ever before. Locate a Testing Center in Your Area

Test Preparation Materials