Maine Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Maine is controlled by the Maine Board of Counseling Professionals.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Maine
Specific requirements to perform substance abuse counseling 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?
• Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) – at least 4,000 hours of related work experience, at least 200 of these hours must be supervised.
• Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC) – 6,000 hours of work experience, with at least 300 supervised hours.
• Certified Clinical Supervisors (CCS) – must have prior mental health licensure, 1,000 hours of licensed substance abuse counseling work, and 30 training hours in several specific topic areas.
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?
Check with local governing body for updated details.