Oregon Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Oregon is controlled by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Oregon

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 Drug Counselor (CADC) I – does not require a degree ; 1,000 supervised experience hours.

• Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) II – needs a bachelor’s degree or equivalent ; 4,000 supervised experience hours.

• Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) III – requires a master’s degree or higher ; 6,000 supervised experience hours.

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

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists

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?

$175

Location(s):

Oregon