A four-day webinar series that aims to help aspiring counselors pass the AADC (Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) Exams. The webinar includes lessons on exam construction and terminologies, practice questions on item structures, and items related to Areas of Practice included in the exam. This webinar will also help aspiring counselors gear up by improving their exam preparation and focus. In this four-day series training the following topics are going to be discussed:
Ethics, Pharmacology, Counseling, Terminology, 12 Core Functions, and how to get rid of anxiety when taking the exam.


  • Describe the purpose and tasks of screening and assessment.
  • Discuss how to make reliable DSM-5 SUD diagnoses.
  • Explain ASAM criteria dimensions.
  • Discuss the effective treatment planning procedures.
  • Practice testing skills by discussing sample exam questions.

Target Audience: Addiction and Mental Health Counselors

Content level: Beginner to Intermediate
8 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC & NBCC
This training is not approved by ASWB

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Language English
  • Students 1021
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
  • Video Recording
    • Lecture.1
  • Course Evaluation
    • Lecture.1
      AADC EXAM PREP BOOT CAMP December Session Two
  • QUIZ
    • Quiz.1
      AADC EXAM PREP BOOT CAMP Day Two December Session 15 questions

Jenny M. Kirwin, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS completed her BA in Psychology and Human Services; Masters of Social Work Degree with a concentration in Alcohol and Drugs from the University of Buffalo, NY. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist; and Certified Clinical Supervisor in NC. Jenny has been working as a consultant and clinical supervisor with almost 20 years in the field of mental health and substance abuse specializing in Co-Occurring Disorders. She began her career in North Carolina with the local Area Authority in Mental Health. Transitioning to the Women’s Program as a lead worker. Substance abuse quickly became her focus while obtaining LCAS and CCS with NCSAPPB. From Private Practice to DWI Programs, her background brings diverse experience to her clinical supervision services.
Jenny has been married for 19 years and has 4 children, 2 dogs, 8 chickens, and a goldfish. She enjoys being outdoors with her family as well as homesteading and staying physically active.