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Approval in Texas

Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Program CE Information

  • NAADAC 192243

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

Applies To:

  • Texas Addiction Counselors distant learning course credits are accepted by the Texas LCDP.

Renewal hours must be specific to substance use disorders or related to chemical dependency counseling as defined by KSA dimensions.
3 hours of ethics, 6 hours of HIV/AIDS required for each renewal period. If job description includes supervision, then 3 hours in clinical supervision required.

Note:Changes in Number of CE Hours Required for Each Two Year Renewal Period – Effective September 1, 2007

A LCDC who holds a master’s or other advanced degree must complete at least 24 hours of continuing education during each two-year licensure period. The 24 hours of education must include the specific courses required by rule (see above).

A LCDC who does not hold a master’s or other advanced degree must complete at least 40 hours of continuing education.

Initial Licensure
Texas LCDP does not accept our courses for initial licensure.

Addiction Counselor CE is a service of CE Learning Systems LLC. CE Learning Systems is approved to offer continuing educations courses by NAADAC and many ICRC certification boards. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Program
Texas Department of State Health Services
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Main: 512-776-7111
Toll-free: 888-963-7111

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