Idaho Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Idaho is controlled by the Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Idaho
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?
• Idaho Student of Addiction Studies (ISAS) – passing grades for 21 credit hours of specific addiction counseling coursework, completion of a 300-hour supervised practicum.
• Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) – documentation of 6,000 hours of supervised work experience with alcohol and other drug abuse clients, 270 hours of education.
• Advanced Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (ACADC) – master’s degree that includes a clinical component, documentation of 2,000 hours of work experience with substance abuse clients, 300 hours of supervision.
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?
ISAS $135 ; CADC / ACADC $207