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You’ve already earned your degree and are well on your way to providing addiction counseling, education, and support to individuals and communities. The Alcohol and Drug Counseling (ADC) exam is the last step in the process.

The ADC exam, provided by the IC&RC (International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium), is the most widely recognized credential for individuals pursuing a counseling career in behavioral healthcare.

Watch the video below to learn what kind of questions you can expect, how the exam is scored, and how to prepare for the exam. 

Are you preparing for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor exam? Check out Peterson’s ADC test prep which includes three, full-length practice tests to assess your strengths and weaknesses. Not only can practice tests help you identify where you need to spend a bit more time studying, but they help you gain confidence heading into the exam.