Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-30-01-.03 - NECESSITY OF LICENSURE

(1) Only persons who are licensed by the Board may represent themselves or practice as Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors or hold themselves out to the public as being licensed by means of using a title on signs, mailboxes, address plates, letterheads, announcements, telephone listings, business cards, or other instruments of professional identification.
(2) No person shall hold himself out to the public by a title or description of services incorporating the words licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor unless he is licensed by the Board. Nothing in this rule shall prohibit a person from stating or using the educational degrees which he has obtained.
(3) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to a person who is preparing for the practice of alcohol and drug abuse counseling under a qualified supervisor in a training institution or facility or supervisory arrangement pursuant to these rules and such person is designated by such titles as "alcohol and drug abuse counseling intern", "alcohol and drug abuse counseling trainee" or other designations clearly indicating a training status.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-30-01-.03
Original rule filed May 25, 1994; effective August 9, 1994. Repeal and new rule filed January 30, 1997; effective May 30, 1997. Repeal and new rule filed December 28, 1999; effective March 12, 2000. Amendment filed March 27, 2015; effective 6/25/2015.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 68-24-605, and 68-24-606.

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