Continuing Education for Alcohol and Drug Counselors in Maine

CE requirements for ME alcohol and drug counselors:

  • Certified alcohol and drug counselors (CADC) must earn 24 hours of CE every 2 years, including 4 hours in professional ethics.
  • Licensed alcohol and drug counselors (LADC) must earn 36 hours of CE every 2 years, including 4 hours in professional ethics. LADCs who are also certified clinical supervisors need to complete 48 contact hours in total.
  • Certified clinical supervisors (CCS) must earn 12 hours of CE every 2 years, including 4 hours in professional ethics. LADCs who are also certified clinical supervisors need to complete 48 contact hours in total.
  • Alcohol and drug counseling aides must earn 12 hours of CE every 2 years, including 4 hours in professional ethics.

Course content must relate directly to the practice of alcohol and drug counseling or, in the case of certified clinical supervisors, to the clinical supervision of alcohol and drug counselors and counseling aides.

Maximum of 10 hours may be earned online / homestudy

CE Approvals: The Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors accepts courses from providers approved by NAADAC. Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460 (Exp. August 1, 2017).

Alcohol and drug counselors in ME can earn 10 of their CE credits online through athealth.com. View the course catalog at http://athealth.com/course-catalog/

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the ME continuing education regulations, go to http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/alcohol/

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on September 20, 2016