New Jersey Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in New Jersey is controlled by the New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in New Jersey
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?
• Complete 3,000 supervised internship hours working with addiction-related clients.
• Complete an additional 300 hours of supervised practical training distributed among the 12 competencies of addiction counseling.
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?
Renew every two years
What are fees associated with licensing?