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Approval in Virginia

  • Provider
    • VCB 106
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Virginia Addiction Counselors
  • Virginia Prevention Specialists

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

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
CADC – 40 hours relevant to addiction
CCJP – 40 hours relevant to addiction

CCS – 6 hours relevant to clinical supervision

CCDP – 40 hours relevant to co-occurring disorders

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]

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