Vermont Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Vermont is controlled by the Vermont Secretary of State Board of Allied Mental Health.

General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Vermont

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 and Drug Counselor (CADC) – complete at least 4,000 hours of direct, supervised work experience.

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) – complete at least 2,000 credits of direct work experience supervised by a licensed LADC.

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

Vermont Secretary of State Board of Allied Mental Health

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):

Vermont