N.H. Code Admin. R. Alc 401.01 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) "Board" means the board of licensing for alcohol and other drug use professionals.
(b) "Certified recovery support worker (CRSW)" means "certified recovery support worker" as defined in RSA 330-C:2, namely, "an individual certified by the board to provide recovery support to persons with substance use disorders."
(c) "Clinical supervision" means "clinical supervision" as defined in RSA 330-C:2, VI, namely, "an ongoing, regularly occurring process of examination, critique, and improvement of a counselor's skills, directed by the counselor's designated clinical supervisor, and is typically one-to-one or small group in structure, and utilizes the methods of intensive case review and discussion, and direct and indirect observation of clinical practice".
(d) "Inactive status" means a board-approved period of time during which a licensee or certificate holder does not provide substance use counseling services but wishes to preserve their license or certificate until such time as they petition the board for a return to active status.
(e) "Independent practice" means the practice of substance use counseling that does not require supervision.
(f) "Licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC)" means an individual licensed by the board to practice substance use counseling within the scope of practice set forth in RSA 330-C:11.
(g) "Licensed clinical supervisor" means "licensed clinical supervisor" as defined in RSA 330-C:2, XIV, namely, "an individual licensed by the board to practice and supervise substance use counseling."
(h) "Master licensed alcohol and drug counselor (MLADC)" means an individual licensed by the board to practice substance use counseling within the scope of practice set forth in RSA 330-C:10.
(i) "Peer collaboration" means ongoing regularly occurring clinical consultation:
(1) With an individual or small group of individuals who are MLADCs, LADCs, mental health professionals, nursing professionals or other medical professionals with expertise in alcohol and drug treatment; and
(2) About clinical issues in substance use counseling or cases involving substance use.
(j) "Qualified service organization" means "qualified service organization" as defined by 42 CFR 2.11.
(k) "Substance use" means the use of alcohol or other drugs, or both, to the extent or frequency that it impairs or endangers the user's health, social or economic function, or the health and welfare of others.

Notes

N.H. Code Admin. R. Alc 401.01

#9199, EMERGENCY RULE, eff 7-1-08, EXPIRED: 12-28-08

New. #9356, eff 1-9-09; ss by #10273, eff 2-20-13

Amended by Volume XXXVIII Number 28, Filed July 12, 2018, Proposed by #12548, Effective 7/1/2018, Expires 7/1/2028.

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