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Approval in Maryland

Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board

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

Applies To:

  • Maryland Addiction Counselors

40 hours every 2 yrs (Recertification returns to a two year cycle in 2014).

2.5 hours allowed through distant learning (online/homestudy).

Maryland does not accept distance learning for initial certification requirements.

The 2.5 hours of distance learning accepted for relicensure can only be applied from the second renewal period forward – distance learning can not be used on the initial (first) relicensure period.

Board Contact Info

Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board
10807 Falls Rd
Brooklandville, MD 21022
(301) 537-5340
[email protected]

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