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Approval in Maine

Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Next Renewal: Nov 30, 2021
  • Total Requirement: 25 credit hours required

Applies To:

  • Maine Addiction Counselors

Alcohol and drug counselors, alcohol and drug counseling aides and certified clinical supervisors shall complete continuing professional education every 2 years, as measured from the license renewal date in an odd-numbered year to the license renewal date in the next odd-numbered year, as follows:

Alcohol and drug counseling aide (ADCA): 12 contact hours
Certified alcohol and drug counselor (CADC): 18 contact hours
Licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC): 25 contact hours
Certified clinical supervisor: 12 contact hours

20 credits may be distance learning courses.

LADCs who are also certified clinical supervisors need to complete 37 contact hours in total.

Board Contact Info

Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Department of Professional & Financial Regulation
Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0035
Telephone: 207-624-8603
TTY users call Maine Relay 711
Fax: 207-624-8637
[email protected]
https://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/alcohol/index.html

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Department of Professional & Financial Regulation
Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0035
Telephone: 207-624-8603
TTY users call Maine Relay 711
Fax: 207-624-8637
[email protected]
https://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/alcohol/index.html

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Maine:

  • Addiction Counselors

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.