Approval for Addiction Counselors in Ohio

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

40 credits required; All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
See below for more specific information

General Information

Provider #: 03-1315-94PVN

CE Learning Systems dba AddictionCounselorCE.com is approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board to offer initial certification and recertification for Alcohol/Drug Counselors.

Renewal Info:
For Chemical Dependency Counselors
A total of forty (40) hours of field related continuing education is required for each two year renewal period. Of this education, six (6) hours must be chemical dependency specific and three (3) hours must be in ethics.

Individuals who hold the LICDC credentials must also show six (6) hours of education in clinical supervision topics.

For Prevention Professionals
A total of forty (40) hours of field related continuing education is required for each two year renewal period. Of this education, ten (10) hours must be from Foundation II: Foundation in Prevention of Alcohol & Other Drug Use/Abuse/Dependency.

Education may include workshops, seminars, homestudy courses, college courses, etc. There is no limit to the number of homestudy hours that can be completed. The Board guarantees the acceptance of coursework that has been approved for RCHs and that meets the above mentioned criteria. The Board also accepts coursework that has not been pre-approved when appropriate.

Initial Licensure:
To view requirements for Initial Licensure & Certification Requirements, please visit:
http://ocdp.ohio.gov/licensing.stm

Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
Total Credit Requirement: 40 credits required; All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Contact Info

Vern Riffe Center
77 South High Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 387-1110
Fax (614) 387-1109

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Ohio:

  • 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.

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