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Mandatory Legal Standards

Mandatory Legal Standards

NJPN hosts Mandatory Legal Standards trainings via ZOOM. These trainings satisfy the mandatory requirement for 2022 renewal application for all NJ CADC & LCADC as established by the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs (see notice: N.J.A.C.13:34C-5.2 d).

6-hour Initial Training: This NJPN course is for all qualified L/CADCs certified since 8/2018 who have NOT yet completed an initial 6-hr Mandatory Legal Standards training.

3-hour Renewal Training: This NJPN course is for all qualified L/CADCs who completed the initial 6-hour Mandatory Legal Standards training and only need the updates provided in this 3-hour Legal Standards course for renewal due by August 1, 2022.


Mandatory Renewal Training

  • Holds CADC or LCADC

  • Those working in a DMHAS licensed SUD treatment agency should select courses labeled "DMHAS." 

  • Those who do not work at a DMHAS licensed SUD treatment agency should select courses lableded "FFS"


6 Initial Hours, 3 Renewal Hours

Eligibility Requirements

  • 6-hour Training must be in the first licensing renewal period.

  • 3-hour Training: Previously completed the 6-hour Training and is outside of their first licensing renewal period


How to Apply

  1. Review the course or training details and ensure you meet or exceed eligibility requirements.

  2. If you are ready to sign up, fill out the application form (button link is to the right).

  3. NJPN will review your application and notify you if you have been accepted into the course or training.

Ready to Apply?

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Scholarship Information

L/CADC clinicians working in DMHAS licensed SUD treatment agencies may apply for a scholarship to attend either the 6-Hour Initial or 3-Hour Renewal Mandatory Legal Standards course at no cost through a grant from NJ-DMHAS.

Internship Opportunities

NJPN helps connect eligible individuals with DMHAS licensed treatment agencies statewide seeking ADC Interns. Students attending CDA courses through NJPN are provided one-on-one assistance to secure an internship while attending courses.

Learn more about the internship process and application details by clicking the button below.


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