21 ncac 68 .0208             RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS FOR Counselor, CriMinal justice addictions professional AND PREVENTION CONSULTANT

(a)  In order to renew a certification, a certified substance abuse counselor, certified criminal justice addictions professional, and certified substance abuse prevention consultant shall:

(1)           Complete 60 hours of training recognized by the Board as follows:

(A)          No more than 25 percent may be in-service education, received within the professional's place of employment by staff of the same employment;

(B)          No more than 25 percent may be educational training presented by the renewing professional. A presentation shall be a part of an event recognized by the Board as set out in the rules of this Chapter;

(C)          An applicant shall include documentation of each event submitted;

(D)          All applicants shall include three hours of HIV/AIDS/STDS/TB/Bloodborne pathogens training and education, three hours of professional ethics training and education, and three hours of education to be selected from the list appearing in Rule 21 NCAC 68 .0205(e); and

(E)           No more than 50 percent shall be self-study or pre-recorded online training; and

(2)           Submit the following:

(A)          A completed renewal application found on the Board website;

(B)          A non-refundable one hundred fifty dollar ($150.00) recertification fee; and

(C)          An attestation or otherwise signed adherence by the applicant to the Ethical Standards of the Board.

(b)  Thirty hours shall be substance use disorder specific.

(c)  The renewal application of a certified criminal justice addictions professional and a certified substance abuse counselor shall include post-certification supervision agreement between a practice supervisor and supervisee. The supervision required by this Rule shall be provided according to G.S. 90-113.37A(b).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.37A; 90-113.38; 90-113.39;

Eff. August 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2011; April 1, 2011; January 1, 2010; April 1, 2003; August 1, 2002; August 1, 2000;

Readopted Eff. April 10, 2019.