Utah Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Utah is controlled by the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Utah

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?

Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) – needs 2,000 hours of supervised postgraduate experience.

Licensed Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) – must hold 4,000 hours of supervised postgraduate experience.

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

Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

Location(s):

Utah