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Approval in Arkansas

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board

  • Provider Info:

    • ASACB ASACB Approved Provider
  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
    Note: Only courses of 3 Credit Hours or more will be accepted by ASACB.

Applies To:

  • Arkansas Addiction Counselors
  • Arkansas Prevention Specialists

Our distant learning courses are accepted for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board.

Renewal Certification

Courses must be a minimum of 3 credits.

ADC : 14 hours required
AADC : 20 hours required.
CCS: 40 hours are required including 6 hours directly related to clinical supervision skills.
CCPD and CCPD-D: 40 hours are required including 6 hours directly related to ethics.
PR: 10 hours are required in peer recovery domains.

20 hours of distance learning (online/homestudy) allowed for renewal CE

Initial Certification

Arkansas does not accept distance learning hours for basic (initial) credentialing.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board
1100 N University Avenue Suite 35
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 749-4040
[email protected]

View All Courses ASACB accepts individual courses only. Currently 72 of our courses are available for addiction counselors and prevention specialists licensed by ASACB. These are just a few examples!

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CE Learning Systems also offers live webinars for addiction counselors and prevention specialists in our new Make An Impact webinar series. Offered through our sister site, CE-Go.com, this series features some of the most well-known speakers in behavioral health today. Recent sessions include:

  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
  • Star Wars, Star Trek, and Harry Potter, Oh My! Helping Clients Heal Through Stories – Janina Scarlet, PhD
  • Helping Clients Maintain Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Through the Storm: Catastrophes and Pandemics – Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
  • COVID-19 Anxiety and Fear: Meeting the Challenges of a Growing Mental Health Pandemic Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – John P. Forsyth, PhD
  • ...and many more to come!
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This was the best presentation I've seen in a very long time. The material was relevant and interesting, and was presented in a manner that made it feel immediately applicable to my work with clients. Loved it. Can't wait to buy the book! – SC, New York

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

ASACB uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board
1100 N University Avenue Suite 35
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 749-4040
[email protected]

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Arkansas:

  • Addiction Counselors
  • Prevention Specialists

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.