MCAP – Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional

A Certified Master’s Level Addiction Professional (MCAP) designation is a professional Addiction credential for persons who hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field.**
This fully integrated online program provides MCAP candidates with 350 hours of CAP educational domains plus 16 hours in Clinical Supervision Competencies.

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Look no further for the latest content related to addiction, counseling, ethics, supervision, and up to date content in Recovery Management. Students will acquire selected professional textbooks and reference materials as the basis for their own personal career library in the fields of behavioral health and addiction treatment.(Students must purchase Textbooks separately; see each course for details.)

Purpose: to provide comprehensive course work in addiction, counseling, recovery support services, co-occurring issues of mental illness, DSM V Update, and addiction plus the neurochemistry of addiction. Students completing this diploma program will be prepared to provide Clinical Supervision plus direct clinical addiction services, and oversee recovery management and support in a variety of addiction and behavioral health settings.

Requirement: MCAP applicants must complete and document a minimum of 350 hours of training, with a minimum number of training hours in each performance domain. The Florida Certification Board accepts all hours from NET Institute as a Single Source Educational Provider since 1997.  The NET Institute has helped hundreds of students meet their educational requirements for credentialing in the growing field of Addiction. MCAP areas and hours:

  1. Clinical Evaluation: 35 hours
  2. Treatment Planning: 30 hours
  3. Counseling: 50 hours
  4. Case Management and Referral: 15 hours
  5. Client, Family and Community Education: 15 hours
  6. Documentation: 15 hours
  7. Ethical and Professional Responsibilities: 30 hours
  8. Supervision: 16 hours
  9. Understanding Addiction/Treatment Knowledge: 80 hours
  10. Application to Practice/Professional Readiness: 64 hours


NET Institute MCAP- New Applicant program includes an additional 16 Bonus hours in Professional Readiness to round out your training.

NOTE: Meets the educational requirement for Reciprocity in 70+ other IC&RC jurisdictions for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential if a candidate chooses to make application.

Individuals holding the MCAP are recognized/hold the practice rights of a “qualified professional” per Chapter 397, F.S.

Full MCAP Program includes 32 Courses  - 366 hours
(Students must purchase Textbooks separately; see each course for details. ) 
   Course Title
   Course Title
  Addictive Patterns 10   Recovery Management 15
  Authentic Recovery 15   Recovery Support Services 5
  Compulsive Gambling 15   Street Drugs Overview 5
  Co-Occurring Disorders 5   Wellness in Recovery 5
  Counseling Practices 1 15   Clinical Supervision Competencies 16
  Counseling Practices 2 15   Addiction Treatment Planning  15
  Counseling Practices: Group 15   Neurochemistry & Addiction 15
  Cyber Addiction 15   Drugs:Uppers & Downers 15
  Diagnosis & Treatment 15   Drugs and Addictive Behavior 15
  Domestic Violence 5   Patterns of Abuse And Treatment 15
  DSM-5 Update 5   Case Management and Referral 10
  Ethics in Recovery Management 15   Elderly Substance Abuse 10
  Ethics: Addiction Counseling 10   Life Model 10
  Ethics: Cultural Competence 5   Power of Prevention 10
  Family Dynamics and Recovery 15   Addiction Counseling Techniques 15
  HIV/AIDS and Hep C 5   Strategies for Co-Occurring Disorders 10


** Candidates for certification MUST hold a degree in a related field. Related fields are:
Counseling, to include:
  • Addiction Studies/Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy/Counseling

Psychology, to include:
  • Art Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy

Social Work
Advanced Nurse Practitioner with psychiatric specialty
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