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Approval in Arizona

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners(AODA)

  • Provider
    • NAADAC 192243
  • 30 CE credit hours required every 2 years — All 30 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • Arizona Addiction Counselors
Our distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the ABBHE. ABBHE requires that 20 hours for recertification be substance abuse specific. Please be aware of these requirements when selecting courses on this site.

For recertification 3 hours are required in ethics or mental health law and 3 hours are required in cultural competency or diversity.

Regarding supervision renewal, for initial renewal period, 12 hours of supervision CE must be earned. For each subsequent renewal, 6 hours of supervision CE must be earned.

ABBHE does not accept our courses for initial certification hours. is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC, APA, ASWB, and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

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

Board Contact Info

Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
1740 West Adams Street, #3600
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
Fax: 602-364-0890
Email: [email protected]

View All Courses ABBHE accepts individual courses only. Currently 263 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by ABBHE. These are just a few examples!

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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.

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