New Hampshire Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in New Hampshire is controlled by the New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification – Board of Mental Health Practice.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in New Hampshire
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?
• Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC) – requires 300 hours of supervised practical training and 3,000 hours of clinically supervised post-master’s professional experience.
• Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) – with an associate degree requires 6,000 hours of supervised work experience, while the LADC with a bachelor’s requires 4,000 hours. Both require 300 hours of supervised practical training in the degree program.
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.