Montana Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Montana is controlled by the Montana Department of Labor & Industry – Board of Behavioral Health.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Montana
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?
• Complete at least 330 contact hours working directly with patients in chemical dependency, counseling, pharmacology, and treatment planning studies.
• Complete an additional 1,000 hours of supervised experience at in-state treatment centers.
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 year.
What are fees associated with licensing?
Check with local governing body for updated details.