Louisiana Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Louisiana is controlled by the Louisiana LPC Board of Examiners.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Louisiana
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?
• Requires a minimum of 180 hours of addictions-related education.
• Accrue 6,000 hours (about three years full time) of work experience, including a 300-hour practicum centered on essential substance abuse counseling functions and criteria.
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?
Renew annually on December 31 or June 30 depending on date of issuance.
What are fees associated with licensing?
Check with local governing body for updated details.