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Approval in Texas

Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Program

  • Provider
    • NAADAC 192243
  • 40 CE Credit hours required every 2 years — All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Texas Addiction Counselors

AddictionCounselorCE.com distant learning course credits are accepted by the Texas LCDP.

Renewal
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 (#410) 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
[email protected]
https://www.dshs.texas.gov/consumerprotection/transition.aspx

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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.

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