839 IAC 1-5.5-4 - Experience requirements for clinical addiction counselors

Current through March 30, 2022

Authority: IC 25-23.6-2-8

Affected: IC 25-23.6-10.5-8

Sec. 4.

(a) As used in IC 25-23.6-10.5-8, "two (2) years of clinical addiction counseling experience" means experience under qualified supervision, acquired over not less than twenty-one (21) months and over not more than forty-eight (48) months, any time subsequent to the date certified by the degree-granting institution as that on which all requirements for the master's degree have been completed. A doctoral student may continue to accrue hours for this clinical addiction counseling experience requirement once the doctoral internship has been completed.
(b) As used in IC 25-23.6-10.5-8, "qualified supervisor" means an individual who is supervising within his or her scope of experience and training and holds an active license at the time of supervision as:
(1) a clinical addiction counselor;
(2) a clinical social worker;
(3) a marriage and family therapist;
(4) a physician who has training in psychiatric medicine;
(5) a psychologist;
(6) a clinical nurse specialist in psychiatric or mental health nursing; or
(7) another state-regulated addiction counseling professional or, if the experience was gained in a state where no regulation exists, by an addictions or behavioral health professional of equivalent status; with at least five (5) years of experience in addictions counseling.


839 IAC 1-5.5-4
Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board; 839 IAC 1-5.5-4; filed Aug 1, 2012, 11:01 a.m.: 20120829-IR-839110676FRA Readopted filed 11/29/2018, 10:34 a.m.: 20181226-IR-839180402RFA

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