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Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification Education

Student Registration Instructions

You must first register as a CARE-EDU student
 before access to enroll in web -based Courses.

1. At the upper right, click login to create your student account with a user name and password. You will receive an email to confirm your registration (Please check your spam folder as well.)

 2. After account confirmation, login through your browser   school.care-edu.com
3. Choose the Course you wish to register for and follow next prompt for payment. Payment is through PayPal but you do not need a Paypal account and can remit amount due through any debit/credit card. You will receive a receipt for payment.

4. Next option is to purchase textbooks if desired, follow prompt for payment.

5. After payment, you may login to the school site again and you will have access to begin the Course you selected.

6. The Course title will show on the left side navigation bar.

7. If you pay in full and after payment is processed, admin will be notified and log you into the full program Courses.  Access should be available within 12-24 hours after payment.

**For any technical web-based difficulty please email

School contact: 530-262-7142 


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Available courses

This course is designed to examine the history of alcohol and other mood- changing drugs in the United States; the myths and stereotypes of drug and alcohol use; the socio-cultural factors that contribute to the use of drugs; the patterns and progressions of addictions in relation to family dynamics and target populations; the development of personality and human behavior, the cultural considerations in program planning and counselor sensitivity.

This course provides students with a working knowledge of all addictive drugs, their classification, mechanisms of action and pharmacology. It focuses on enabling the students to understand and clearly present and discuss the disease concept of dependency, and it's variables among gender and special populations.

This course is designed to help students focus on the objectives of counseling theories, processes and dynamics through individual, family and groups.

This course is designed to help students understand the core functions of case management, primary intervention services, treatment services, placement criteria, interventions and therapies, relapse and aftercare planning.

This course is designed to help students understand legal and ethical dynamics in substance abuse treatment and corresponding relativity in various settings.

This course highlights the personal and professional growth of the substance abuse counselor.