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Approval in Arkansas

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board

  • Provider
    • ASACB ASACB Approved Provider
  • Next Renewal: Dec 31, 2023
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
Note: Only courses of 3 CE credit Hours or more will be accepted by ASACB.

Applies To:

  • Arkansas Addiction Counselors
  • Arkansas Prevention Specialists

Our distant learning courses are accepted for continuing education credit for addiction counselors, as set forth by the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board.

Renewal Certification

Courses must be a minimum of 3 credits.

ADC : 14 hours required
AADC : 20 hours required.
CCS: 40 hours are required including 6 hours directly related to clinical supervision skills.
CCPD and CCPD-D: 40 hours are required including 6 hours directly related to ethics.
PR: 10 hours are required in peer recovery domains.

20 hours of distance learning (online/homestudy) allowed for renewal CE

Initial Certification

Arkansas does not accept distance learning hours for basic (initial) credentialing.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board
1100 N University Avenue Suite 35
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 749-4040
[email protected]

View All Courses ASACB accepts individual courses only. Currently 279 of our courses are available for addiction counselors and prevention specialists licensed by ASACB. These are just a few examples!

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