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Approval in Virginia

Virginia Certification Board

  • Provider Info:

    • VCB 106
  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required

Applies To:

  • Virginia Addiction Counselors
  • Virginia Prevention Specialists

Initial Requirement
Our courses can be used for initial certification requirements. There is no limit on distant learning courses for initial certification. However please be aware of any content requirements your board may have when selecting CE courses from this site.

Renewal Requirements
COUNSELOR
CADC – 40 hours relevant to addiction
CCJP – 40 hours relevant to addiction

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
CCS – 6 hours relevant to clinical supervision

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS
CCDP – 40 hours relevant to co-occurring disorders

PREVENTION
CPS – 40 hours relevant to prevention

All credential require:
Three hours in VCB approved professional ethics and responsibilities as part of the total hours.

Acceptable trainings that would meet this requirement include but are not limited to: ethics related to human services, HIPPA, confidentiality, boundaries and mental health law.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by SACAVA (#27-06-01). CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Virginia Certification Board
298 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone: 804.741.2319
Fax: 717.540.4458
[email protected]
https://www.vacertboard.org/

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  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
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  • Helping Clients Maintain Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Through the Storm: Catastrophes and Pandemics – Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
  • COVID-19 Anxiety and Fear: Meeting the Challenges of a Growing Mental Health Pandemic Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – John P. Forsyth, PhD
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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!

VCB 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

Virginia Certification Board
298 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone: 804.741.2319
Fax: 717.540.4458
[email protected]
https://www.vacertboard.org/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Virginia:

  • Addiction Counselors
  • Prevention Specialists

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.