Alabama Counselor Renewal|CEU

Counseling– Mental Health

Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling
View the Board Website
or Email the Board
Phone: 205-458-8716
CE Required: LPC-40 / ALC-20 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit (25% of hours effective 8/1/2011)
License Expiration: 7/31, every 2 years from initial
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: LPCs: 6 hrs ethics per renewal; ALCs: 2 hrs ethics
Date of Info: 4/14/2010

 

Marriage & Family Therapy

Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage & Family Therapy
View the Board Website
or Email the Board
Phone: 334-215-7233 / Fax: 334-215-7231
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: 10 hours (no limit if interactive)
License Expiration: 12/31, every 2 years from initial
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: 10 hrs in clinical MFT & 3 hrs professional ethics required for renewal
Date of Info: 9/11/2008

 

Counselor–Addictions Certification

Associate Addictions Professional (AAP):

1 year experience (2,000 hours direct counseling experience)
High School Diploma or GED
150 hours Clinical Supervision; supervision must be in Twelve Core Functions.
150 hours education/training; 65 hours in Counseling education and 85 hours in Addictions education
Evaluations from supervisor(s) and 3 colleague evaluations
4 hours HIV/AIDS and 6 hours Ethics education
Passage of the state written exam
Signed Code of Ethics and Releases

Alabama Certified Addictions Counselor (ACAP):

3 years experience (6,000 hours) direct counseling experience. A Masters Degree will substitute for 2 years (4,000 hours) experience; Bachelors Degree substitutes for one year (2,000 hours).
High School Diploma or GED
300 hours clinical supervision in Twelve Core Functions
270 hours education/training/workshops related to 12 Core Functions
Evaluations from supervisor(s) and 3 colleague evaluations
4 hours HIV/AIDS education
6 hours Ethics education
Passage of ICRC written exam
Submission of a written case presentation
Passage of the oral exam
Signed Code of Ethics and Releases

Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional (CADP):

3 years experience (6,000 hours) direct counseling experience. A Masters Degree will substitute for 2 years (4,000 hours) experience; Bachelors Degree substitutes for one year (2,000 hours).
Bachelors Degree in a Social Services field
300 hours clinical supervision in Twelve Core Functions
270 hours education/training/workshops related to 12 Core Functions
Evaluations from supervisor(s) and 3 colleague evaluations
4 hours HIV/AIDS education
6 hours Ethics education
Passage of ICRC written exam
Submission of a written case presentation
Passage of the oral exam

Masters Level Addiction Professional (MLAP)

3 years or 6,000 hours experience
300 hours clinical supervision in Twelve Core Functions
270 hours education/training/workshops related to 12 Core Functions
Masters degree in a Social Services field
Evaluations from supervisor(s) and 3 colleague evaluations
6 hours Ethics education
Passage of ICRC written exam
Submission of a written case presentation
Passage of the oral exam
Signed Code of Ethics and Releases

 

The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor:

Screening, Intake, Orientation, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Client Education, Referral, Report and Record Keeping, Client Consultation with Other Professionals.