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Approval in Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Public Health (Counselors)

  • Provider
    • NBCC 5951
  • 15 CE credit hours required every year — All 15 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Connecticut Counselors

Addiction Counselor CE’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for professional counselors, as set forth by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Addiction Counselor CE, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB #1020).

During your first renewal you must complete at least two contact hours of training or education (and not less than once every six years thereafter) on the topic of mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, including (A) determining whether a patient is a veteran or family member of a veteran, (B) screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and © suicide prevention training. Qualifying continuing education activities.

1 credit Cultural Competency

Board Contact Info

Connecticut Department of Health
Phone: 860-509-7590

View All Courses Connecticut Department of Public Health (Counselors) accepts individual courses only. Currently 305 of our courses are available for counselors licensed by Connecticut Department of Public Health (Counselors). These are just a few examples!

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