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Approval in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals CE Information

Provider
  • NAADAC 192243
  • FCB 5069A
  • PCB 455

Applies To:

  • New Hampshire Addiction Counselors
    • CRSW
    • LADC
    • MLADC

48 hours every 2 years
12 hours allowed from distant learning
Initial Certification:
LADC – 25% of courses for initial certification can be distance learning courses.
CRSW – 50% of courses for initial certification can be distance learning courses.

Board Contact Info

New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals
121 S Fruit St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2152
https://www.oplc.nh.gov/board-licensing-alcohol-and-other-drug-use-professionals

Select the relevant credential above for detailed info.

Certified Recovery Support Worker

Initial - (1) 16 hours of education in ethics as related to substance use counseling; (2) 6 hours of education in suicide prevention; and (3) 6 hours in HIV and AIDS education. Renewal - At least 6 of the required 12 hours shall be pre-approved by the board. No more than 3 hours shall be received in online continuing education courses. At least 6 of the required hours shall cover ethics, and at least 3 of the required hours shall cover suicide prevention.

Initial Credential

46 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your CRSW initial credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the CRSW credential.

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Credential Renewal

12 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your CRSW credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the CRSW credential.

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Licensed alcohol and drug counselor

Initial - The required drug and alcohol use education shall: (1) Total at least 270 hours, including: a. 6 hours of education in confidentiality; b. 6 hours of education in the 12 core functions; c. 6 hours of education in ethics; d. 6 hours of education in HIV/AIDS; and e. The remaining 246 hours covering the 18 categories of competence as described in Alc 313.10(j)(1)-(18); Renewal -At least 24 of the required 48 hours shall be pre-approved by the board.

      (c)  No more than 12 of the 48 hours shall be received in online continuing education courses, provided that courses taken as part of an online degree program shall not be counted towards this 12- hour maximum.



      (d)  At least 12 hours shall be specific to the following categories of competence:

(1) Data collection;

(2) Diagnosis of substance use disorder;

(3) Knowledge of alcohol and drugs;

(4) Knowledge of sociological factors;

(5) Knowledge of physiological factors;

(6) Knowledge of psychiatric factors; and

(7) Knowledge of treatment issues.

      (e)  Licensees shall obtain at least 6 hours in ethics and 6 hours in suicide prevention.

Initial Credential

270 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your LADC initial credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the LADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

48 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your LADC credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the LADC credential.

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Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

(a) Total at least 270 hours, of which: (1) A minimum of 24 hours shall have been obtained within the 12 months immediately preceding the date the applicant completes his or her application; (2) A minimum of 6 hours shall be required in ethics as related to substance abuse; (3) A minimum of 6 hours shall be required in HIV/Aids as related to substance abuse; (4) A minimum of 6 hours shall be required in confidentiality as related to substance abuse counseling; (5) A minimum of 6 hours shall be required in the 12 core functions; and (6) A maximum of 25% of the required educational hours shall be from online training, provided that educational hours obtained as part of an online degree program do not count towards the maximum threshold. Renewal - At least 24 of the required 48 hours shall be pre-approved by the board.

      (c)  No more than 12 of the 48 hours shall be received in online continuing education courses, provided that courses taken as part of an online degree program shall not be counted towards this 12- hour maximum.



      (d)  At least 12 hours shall be specific to the following categories of competence:

(1) Data collection;

(2) Diagnosis of substance use disorder;

(3) Knowledge of alcohol and drugs;

(4) Knowledge of sociological factors;

(5) Knowledge of physiological factors;

(6) Knowledge of psychiatric factors; and

(7) Knowledge of treatment issues.

      (e)  Licensees shall obtain at least 6 hours in ethics and 6 hours in suicide prevention.

Initial Credential

270 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use CE-Credit.com for earning your MLADC initial credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the MLADC credential.

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Credential Renewal

48 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use CE-Credit.com for renewing your MLADC credential.

Any course accepted by New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals is applicable to the MLADC credential.

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