Continuing Education (CE) for Alcohol and Drug Counselors in Massachusetts

Attention: Several states and disciplines have relaxed requirements regarding live / in person Continuing Education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with your board to see the most current requirements.

CE requirements for Massachusetts Alcohol and Drug Counselors:
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (LADC I)
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (LADC II)
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor Assistant (LADC Assistant)

  • Forty (40) hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years
  • Twenty (20) of the forty (40) CE credits can be earned online

CE Approvals:

The MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services accepts courses from providers approved by NAADAC. is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460

Massachusetts alcohol and drug counselors can earn twenty (20) of their CE credits online through

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State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Massachusetts continuing education regulations, click the button below.

Massachusetts - CE for Alcohol and Drug Counselors

Page last modified or reviewed by on Sep 28, 2020.

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