21 NCAC 68 .0212             PROCESS FOR RESIDENTIAL FACILITY DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION

(a)  Residential facility director certification may be obtained and continued by any person credentialed as a Substance Abuse Counselor or Clinical Addictions Specialist.

(b)  Requirements for certification shall be as follows:

(1)           50 hours of academic and didactic management specific training;

(2)           Recommendation of applicant's current supervisor;

(3)           Recommendation of a colleague and co-worker of the applicant; and

(4)           An application packet fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00), a registration fee of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00), and a certification fee of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00).

(c)  In addition to meeting the continuing education requirements to practice as a Certified Counselor or Clinical Addictions Specialist, in order to maintain certification as a Residential Facility Director, the applicant shall take 40 hours of continuing education every two years and maintain documentation of such training.  Anyone allowing certification to lapse beyond three months of the re-certification due date shall reapply as a new applicant.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.35; 90-113.38; 90-113.39; 90-113.40;

Eff. August 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2010; August 1, 2002; August 1, 2000.