Nebraska Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Nebraska is controlled by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Nebraska

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?

Prior to applying for a license, prospective substance abuse counselors must first complete 300 internship or practicum hours related to the field. After completing 300 hours, individuals apply to become a PLADC. Once accepted, an additional 6,000 hours of supervised substance abuse counselor experience are required to become a LADC.

What’s the state licensing site for a substance abuse counselor?

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

What are some training programs available for a substance abuse counselor?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Expire on September 1st of even years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

Location(s):

Nebraska