From the April 1975 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

CACs and Alcohologists

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WASHINGTON, D.C.--A national certifying body is being established to certify the competence of a "new profession"--Certified Alcoholism Counselor (CAC).

Standards for certification drafted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism are subject to the approval of the new group. National organizations in the field of alcoholism are being selected for membership on the certifying body,...

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Foundation)