Hawaii Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Hawaii is controlled by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Professional & Vocational Licensing Mental Health Counselor Program.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Hawaii
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?
• Must hold a high school diploma or GED.
• Complete 2,000-6,000 field hours, and undergo 400 hours of supervised training.
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?
Renews every two years
What are fees associated with licensing?