State Licensure Requirements

Licensing requirements for Addictions Counselors vary from state to state, with some states choosing to require board certifications or state registrations rather than licensure. Each state has an agency or board which regulates that states' professional standards for the field of Addictions. It is important to research and understand the proper credentialing for your respective state. The following links, which are organized by state, will be helpful as you seek state recognition and approval for your work in the field of addictions counseling.

Licensure Resources by State

Alabama

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board:
http://www.aadaa.us/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Alabama.

Alaska

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.akcertification.org/

Arizona

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.azbbhe.us/

Arkansas

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.sbeadac.org/about_us.html
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Arkansas.

California

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://caade.org/certified-addictions-treatment-counselor
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in California.

Connecticut

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.ctcertboard.org/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Connecticut.

Delaware

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.delawarecertificationboard.org/

Florida

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.flcertificationboard.org/

Georgia

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://gaca.org/

Hawaii

Idaho

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://ibadcc.org/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Idaho.

Illinois

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.iaodapca.org/

Indiana

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.in.gov/pla/social.htm

Iowa

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.iowabc.org/

Kansas

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.ksbsrb.org/professions.htm

Kentucky

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://adc.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Louisiana

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.la-adra.org/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Louisiana.

Maryland

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bopc/SitePages/Home.aspx

Michigan

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.mcbap.com/

Minnesota

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.bbht.state.mn.us/Home/tabid/91/Default.aspx
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Minnesota.

Mississippi

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.msaap.net/

Missouri

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.msapcb.com/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Missouri.

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://alcohol.nv.gov/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Nevada.

New Hampshire

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/licensing.htm
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in New Hampshire.

New Jersey

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/alcohol/

New Mexico

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Counseling_
and_Therapy_Practice.aspx

IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in New Mexico.

New York

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.oasas.ny.gov/index.cfm?level=services
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in New York.

North Carolina

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.ncsappb.org/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in North Carolina.

North Dakota

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.ndbace.org/

Ohio

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://ocdp.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.okdrugcounselors.org/index.php

Oregon

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.accbo.com/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Oregon.

Pennsylvania

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: https://www.pacertboard.org/

Rhode Island

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.ribccdp.com/index.html
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Rhode Island.

South Carolina

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.scaadac.org/

South Dakota

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://dss.sd.gov/behavioralhealthservices/licensingboards/
board_ada.asp

IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in South Dakota.

Tennessee

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://health.state.tn.us/boards/A&D/
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Tennessee.

Texas

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/lcdc/default.shtm

Vermont

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.vtcertificationboard.org/

Virginia

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/

District of Columbia

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://doh.dc.gov/node/118472

West Virginia

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://www.wvcbapp.org/Content.aspx?Topic=Main">http://www.wvcbapp.org/Content.aspx?Topic=Main">http://www.wvcbapp.org/Content.aspx?Topic=Main
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in West Virginia.

Wisconsin

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://dsps.wi.gov/Home
IWU is not permitted to offer the bachelor of addictions counseling program in Wisconsin.

Wyoming

Addictions Counseling Licensing Board: http://plboards.state.wy.us/mentalhealth/
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