Missouri Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Missouri is controlled by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration – Committee for Professional Counselors.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Missouri
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?
• Most substance abuse counseling credentials require students to complete 300 supervised practicum hours.
• Registered Alcohol Drug Counselor – Provisional (RADC-P) – demands 4,000-6,000 hours of applicable work experience, depending on a candidate’s education level.
• Missouri Associate Alcohol Drug Counselor I (MAADC I) – requires candidates to hold at least 160 hours of applicable work experience.
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 the fees associated with licensing?