Alcohol and Drug Counseling

Types of credentials issued by Nebraska:

Alcohol and Drug Counselor is an individual who provides the 12 core functions of:  screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling (individual, group and significant others), case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports and recordkeeping and consultation with other professionals in regard to client treatment and services.  These core functions are in accordance with the IC&RC/AODA, Inc.
Provisional Alcohol and Drug Counselor is an individual working towards a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor to obtain the 6,000 hours of supervised paid clinical work experience in alcohol and drug counseling.
Regulations and Statutes:
172 NAC 15 - Licensure of Alcohol & Drug Counselors

12 Core Functions and 46 Global Criteria
This further defines the practice areas.

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