21 NCAC 68 .0209             RECIPROCITY

(a)  If a counselor, prevention consultant, clinical supervisor, or clinical addictions specialist holds a credential issued by an IC&RC/AODA, Inc. member board or a successor organization as a certified substance abuse counselor (to include alcohol and other drugs), certified prevention consultant, certified clinical supervisor or credentialed clinical addictions specialist, the person may transfer this credential to North Carolina by applying a transfer fee as assessed by the IC&RC/AODA, Inc. or its successor organization.

(b)  The reciprocal credential effective date shall remain the same as in the previous state.

(c)  At the time when re-credentialing is required, it will be the individual's responsibility to submit an application for re-credentialing.  For the period of the first re-credentialing in North Carolina, the Board shall accept the member's former state re-credentialing requirements for the purpose of reciprocal re-credentialing.  At the end of this re-credentialing period, it shall be the individual's responsibility to conform to the re-credentialing requirements of North Carolina in effect at the time of re-credentialing.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.36; 90-113.37A;

Eff. August 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2014; August 1, 2000.