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Specialist Addiction Counsellor Certificate Package (SACC) (208 Hours CEU/CPD)

Includes: Addiction Pharmacology, Detoxification in the Treatment Setting, Clinical Supervision, Addiction - Prevention and Intervention, Addiction in South Africa, Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction, Matrix Outpatient Model, Dealing With Substance Abuse in Schools, Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Workplace, Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV AIDS, Neurobiology of Addiction, Substance Abuse Services for Primary Care Clinicians, Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction, Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment, Peer Recovery Coaching, Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment, Treatment of Eating Disorders, Managing Depressive Disorders in Early Recovery, Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities, Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Trauma Informed Care, Gender Responsive Treatment for Women

Specialist Addiction Counsellor Certificate Package (SACC) (208 Hours CEU/CPD)

  • How does Distance Learning work?


    If you apply for the distance learning option, once you have completed your application and made payment, you will be sent a link to the ACCSA Distance Learning Portal ( Follow the link and then click the “Sign Up” tab at the bottom right of the home page. Create a login with your chosen username and password, and these will be sent to us for approval.


    Once your application and payment has been confirmed, we will send you the password(s) for your selected course module(s).


    When you gain access to the course content, you will be able to view the training videos (if applicable), as well as download course manuals and other documentation.


    You may study the course material at your own pace, and when you feel you are ready to take the exam, simply mail us at to book a date and time that suits you best. On the chosen date and time, simply login to the “Examination” tab on the ACCSA Distance Learning Portal Site and follow the instructions on the page.




    All ACCSA tests and examinations are done through the testing platform. Results are immediate, and your digital certtificate is then downloadable. You can request a hard copy at an additional fee with mailing options. For any more information, contact us at

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