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Approval for Addiction Counselors in North Carolina

Overview: North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

  • Provider: NAADAC #192243
  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 60 credit hours required; 30 may be earned with CE-credit.com.
    NCSAPPB has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.
  • Requirement: Special content requirements for renewal

    Addiction Counselor CE has many courses to help you fulfill the special content requirements for renewal . See the site for these topics: HIV/AIDS, professional ethics, nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.

  • General Information

    Provider Info

    • NAADAC #192243

    Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the NCSAPPB.

    Renewal
    Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
    60 hours required, 30 must by substance abuse specific, 3 in HIV/AIDS, and 3 in professional ethics. 3 hours, in any combination, covering the following topics: nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.
    Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)
    40 hours required, 30 must by substance abuse specific,3 in HIV/AIDS, and 3 in professional ethics. 3 hours, in any combination, covering the following topics: nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.

    Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP) 60 hours every two years in CCJP performance domains.
    Domain #1 — Dynamics of Addiction and Criminal Behavior,
    Domain #2 — Legal, Ethical, and Professional Responsibility,
    Domain #3 — Criminal Justice System and Processes
    Domain #4 — Screening, Intake and Assessment,
    Domain #5 — Case Management, Monitoring, and Client Supervision,
    Domain #6 — Counseling (a minimum of 10 hours in each domain)
    Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), 15 hours

    Initial Certification

    Our distant learning courses are available for up to 50% of required hours for initial NCSAPPB certification. Please be sure to check Board regulations regarding specific content requirements for initial certification.
    CE-credit.com is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC (#410) and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

    Our companion site, Addiction Counselor CE, is specifically focused on the CE needs of addiction counselors and offers a greater quantity and variety of substance abuse-specific courses.

    Contact Info

    North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
    P.O. Box 10126, Raleigh, NC 27605
    Ph: 919-832-0975
    Fax: 919-833-5743
    https://www.ncsappb.org/

    Applicability and Disclaimer

    This CE approval information applies to these professionals in North Carolina:

    • Addiction Counselors

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.