Chapter 81: ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS HEADING: RR 1997, C. 2, §55 (COR)
Subchapter 3: REGISTRATION AND LICENSURE HEADING: PL 1987, C. 395, PT. A, §202 (RPR)
§6214-C. Certified alcohol and drug counselor; qualification for certification
To be eligible to practice as a certified alcohol and drug counselor, an applicant
A. Be at least 18 years of age; [2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW); 2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF).]
B. Have taken and passed an examination as prescribed by board rule; [2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW); 2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF).]
C. Have paid an application and certification fee as set under section 6215; and [2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW); 2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF).]
D. Meet one of the following educational requirements:
(1) A high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of 4,000 hours of documented
clinically supervised work experience as an alcohol and drug counseling aide consisting
of at least 3 of the following alcohol and drug treatment functions:
(a) Clinical evaluation consisting of intake screening and differential assessment;
(b) Treatment planning, including initial, ongoing and discharge planning;
(c) Counseling of individuals, groups, couples or families;
(d) Case management. For purposes of this paragraph, "case management" means services
that include, at a minimum, assessment of the needs of a client and the client's family,
service planning, referral and linkage to other services, advocacy, monitoring and
crisis management; or
(e) Client and family education; or
(2) At a minimum, course work as defined by board rule or an associate degree from
an accredited college or university in behavioral sciences, addiction counseling or
a related field as defined by board rule. [2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW); 2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF).]
2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW);
2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF)
2003, c. 347, §16 (NEW).
2003, c. 347, §25 (AFF).
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