(a)  To be designated as a Substance Abuse Counselor Intern, a counselor shall:

(1)           Submit Registration status issued by the Board;

(2)           Provide documentation to the Board verifying the completion of 300 hours of supervised practice by a Certified Clinical Supervisor or Clinical Supervisor Intern;

(3)           Achieve a passing score on the Alcohol and Drug Counselor examination developed by the IC&RC or its successor organization; and

(4)           Pay a non-refundable, one hundred fifty dollar ($150.00) exam fee plus a one hundred fifty dollar ($150.00) certification fee if not already Registered with the Board.

(b)  Upon the failure of an applicant to achieve a passing score, the applicant may request a reexamination and pay a non-refundable reexamination fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) after a period of three months from the date of the failed test.

(c)  Once an individual has been designated as a Substance Abuse Counselor Intern, he or she may function as a counselor intern under an approved supervisor at a ratio of one hour of supervision for every 40 hours of practice.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.34; 90-113.38; 90-113.39; 90-113.40; 90-113.41;

Eff. August 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002; August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. April 10, 2019.