Connecticut Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Connecticut is controlled by the Connecticut Department of Public Health Professional Counselor Licensure.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Connecticut
Specific requirements to perform substance abuse counselor services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
Substance Abuse Counselor
General requirements for a substance abuse counselor license?
• Need 300 hours of supervised practical training in alcohol and drug counseling.
• Three years of supervised work experience with alcohol and drug clients.
What’s the state licensing site for a substance abuse counselor?
What are some training programs available for a substance abuse counselor?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
What are fees associated with licensing?