All licensed addiction counselors are required to complete a minimum of 40 contact hours of continuing education in a two-year period beginning January 1st of even-numbered years, at least six hours of which must be on the topic of professional
Board approved continuing education must:
▪ Be directly related to or supportive of addiction counseling practice
▪ Enhance the addiction counselor’s professional development and competence
Board approved continuing education can include workshops, refresher courses, in-service training at addiction facilities, professional conferences, seminars, and education programs presented by organizations such as NAADAC, or educational, and national or state health organizations. For more information, review a complete list of Guidelines for Continuing Education.
Approved Continuing Education Programs
An approved program is one specific program, with defined continuing education contact hours to be given in any year time frame, approved by the board.
To receive CEUs for a conference or program you attended OR to request approval for a conference or program you are coordinating and/or sponsoring, please complete and submit the form below.
Approved Program Application
Approved Continuing Education Programs of the NDBACE: