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Approval in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Massachusetts Addiction Counselors

Our distant learning course credits are accepted by Bureau of Substance Abuse Services due to:

1) Our status as a NAADAC approved CE provider.
2) Each of our courses pertain to at least one of the six program content categories set forth by the Bureau.
3) The content of our courses contributes directly to the competence of alcohol and drug counselors, as required by the Bureau.

The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services accepts our distant learning courses for up to 100% of initial certification hours.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC (#410), and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
Donovan Health Building
5 Randolph Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (781) 774-6627
[email protected]

View More Courses Currently 425 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by MBSAS. These are just a few examples!

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CE Learning Systems also offers live webinars for addiction counselors 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!

MBSAS 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

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
Donovan Health Building
5 Randolph Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (781) 774-6627
[email protected]tate.ma.us

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Massachusetts:

  • Addiction Counselors

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.