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Approval in North Carolina

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 60 credit hours required

Applies To:

  • North Carolina Addiction Counselors

Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the NCSAPPB.

Renewal
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
60 hours required, 30 must by substance abuse specific, 3 in HIV/AIDS, and 3 in professional ethics. 3 hours, in any combination, covering the following topics: nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.
Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)
40 hours required, 30 must by substance abuse specific,3 in HIV/AIDS, and 3 in professional ethics. 3 hours, in any combination, covering the following topics: nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.

Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP) 60 hours every two years in CCJP performance domains.
Domain #1 — Dynamics of Addiction and Criminal Behavior,
Domain #2 — Legal, Ethical, and Professional Responsibility,
Domain #3 — Criminal Justice System and Processes
Domain #4 — Screening, Intake and Assessment,
Domain #5 — Case Management, Monitoring, and Client Supervision,
Domain #6 — Counseling (a minimum of 10 hours in each domain)
Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), 15 hours

Initial Certification

Our distant learning courses are available for up to 50% of required hours for initial NCSAPPB certification. Please be sure to check Board regulations regarding specific content requirements for initial certification.
CE-Credit.com 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.

Our companion site, Addiction Counselor CE, is specifically focused on the CE needs of addiction counselors and offers a greater quantity and variety of substance abuse-specific courses.

Board Contact Info

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
P.O. Box 10126, Raleigh, NC 27605
Ph: 919-832-0975
Fax: 919-833-5743
https://www.ncsappb.org/

  • Special content requirements for renewal

    Addiction Counselor CE has many courses to help you fulfill the special content requirements for renewal . See the site for these topics: HIV/AIDS, professional ethics, nicotine dependence, psychopathology, evidence-based treatment approaches, substance abuse issues in older adults, substance abuse issues affecting veterans.

View More Courses Currently 453 of our courses are available for addiction counselors and prevention specialists licensed by NCSAPPB. These are just a few examples!

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  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
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  • 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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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!

NCSAPPB uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On CE-Credit.com these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
P.O. Box 10126, Raleigh, NC 27605
Ph: 919-832-0975
Fax: 919-833-5743
https://www.ncsappb.org/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in North Carolina:

  • 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.