North Carolina Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in North Carolina is controlled by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in North Carolina

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 270 hours of education hours approved by the NCSAPPB.

• Participate in a 300-hour practicum

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

North Carolina Board of Licensed 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?

Valid for two years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

Location(s):

North Carolina