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Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor
semester credits (90 quarter credits) Master’s degree or higher in a Human Services counseling field from a regionally accredited college or university.
semester credits (65 quarter credits of alcohol and drug coursework.
3 sem cr (5 qtr cr)
be in the areas below:
Medical aspects of chemical dependency (Pharmacology)
Addictions Treatment Delivery
Ethics that includes alcohol and drug counseling issues.
Theories of Counseling
Treatment of co-occurring disorders
Topics in substance related and addictive disorder
l. Six (6) semester credits (10 quarter credit) in alcohol and drug internship/practicum or field placement.
3 semester credit 5 quarter credit Graduate Level courses in the following:
Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorder
hours of supervised experience
earning a Masters degree or higher. Clinical Hours must include:
1500 face to face client contact hours,
100 of face to face clinical supervision of which (i) 50 hours individual face to face
(ii) 50 hours group face to face clinical supervision.
Master Addiction Counselor
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