Virginia Licensing Overview for a Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensing for a substance abuse counselor in Virginia is controlled by the Virginia Board of Counseling.
General Guidelines for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Virginia
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?
• At least a bachelor’s degree ; complete 400 clock hours of substance abuse education.
• Complete 2,000 hours of supervised training.
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?
Renews by June 30 each year.
What are fees associated with licensing?