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Approval in Montana

Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors Program CE Information

Provider
  • NBCC 5951
  • NAADAC 192243

Applies To:

  • Montana Counselors
  • Montana Addiction Counselors
    • LAC Candidate
    • LAC

Initial Certification: 270 hours of distance learning allowed for initial certification.

20 credits per renewal with 2 in suicide prevention.

We are a approved provider of NAADAC, Provider #410

CE Learning Systems has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service division of CE Learning Systems.

Board Contact Info

Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors Program
Board of Behavioral Health
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 444-6880
DLIBSDHELP@MT.GOV
https://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/behavioral-health/license-information/licensed-addiction-counselor

Continuing Education questions – (406) 444-5696
AUDIT@MT.GOV

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LAC Candidate

60 hours - chemical dependency assessment and patient placement (must include chemical dependency assessment, biopsychosocial testing, diagnosis, referrals, and patient placement; 90 hours - counseling; 30 hours - pharmacology (must include drug classification, effects, detoxification, and withdrawal); 10 hours - ethics; 30 hours - alcohol and drug studies; 30 hours - treatment planning and documentation; 20 hours - multicultural competency - knowledge of and sensitive to the cultural factors and needs of diverse populations and demonstrate competency in applying culturally relevant skills; 30 hours - co-occurring disorders; 30 hours - gambling/gaming disorder assessment and counseling.

Initial Credential

330 CE credit hours required for initial credential.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for earning your LAC Candidate initial credential.

Any course accepted by Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors Program is applicable to the LAC Candidate credential.

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Licensed Addiction Counselor

Credential Renewal

20 CE credit hours required for renewal.

You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your LAC credential.

Any course accepted by Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors Program is applicable to the LAC credential.

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Disclaimer

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

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