Nevada Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Nevada is controlled by the Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Nevada

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?

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) / Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) – complete 1,500-4,000 hours (about two years) of full-time, supervised experience in drug and alcohol abuse counseling.

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

Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors

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?

Renew every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?

CADCI $210 ; CADC $495 ; LADC $495

Location(s):

Nevada