Continuing Education Requirements for Addiction Counselors in Iowa

40 credits / 2 years
Must include 3 credits of ethics
Maximum of 20 credits of distance learning
Board accepts NAADAC is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460 (Exp. August 1, 2017).

Iowa addiction counselors can earn 20 of their CE credits online through  Click here to view the course catalog

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Iowa continuing education regulations, go to

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